Orthopaedic surgery and trauma

Croydon orthopaedic surgeons are experts in all areas of orthopaedics. We provide subspecialist care for all common and complex orthopaedic disorders.

Find out more about the service including how to refer

Service overview

We have specialist interest in sports injuries and joint replacements. Specialist clinics are run from Croydon University Hospital and Purley War Memorial Hospital. Hip and Knee surgery is performed by Croydon surgeons at the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (EOC) an internationally recognised centre of excellence.

We treat

The majority of orthopaedic surgeries are day cases and performed in the day surgery unit.  Joint replacement surgery is performed at the EOC.  The centre is an internationally recognised as a centre of excellence for joint surgery providing the highest quality, patient-centred experience.

The department works closely with other specialities within the trust. In particular there are close links with the rheumatology and physiotherapy departments to ensure patients receive comprehensive and joined up care.  Treatment includes:

  • Knee Surgery
    • Sports injuries – ACL, PCL and multi-ligament surgery
    • Keyhole/arthroscopic surgery include Meniscus repair
    • Young adult joint preserving surgery (osteotomy)
    • Joint replacement surgery (partial and total knee replacements)
  • Hip Surgery
    • Hip Replacements 
  • Spinal surgery
    • Pain procedures (epidurals)
    • Lumbar spine procedures such as Spinal decompression & discectomy
    • Spinal fracture treatment (Kyphoplasty)
    • Fusion surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery
    • Sports injuries
    • Cuff repair
    • Keyhole surgery/arthroscopic
    • Shoulder replacements
  • Hand and elbow surgery
    • Sports injuries
    • Common hand disorders (carpal tunnel, ganglion, trigger fingers)
    • Complex hand disorders
    • Elbow replacement
  • Foot and Ankle
    • Sports injuries
    • Keyhole surgery/arthroscopy
    • Deformity of big toes/lesser toes (Hallux valgus)
    • Hind foot surgery – Fusion and arthroscopy
    • Minimally invasive surgery 
  • Paediatric surgery


How to refer

We are now accessible on NHS e-Referral service (formerly known as Choose and Book) and this is our preferred method of referral.  Alternatively you can email your referrals to ch-tr.orthopaedics@nhs.net

Orthopaedic Department
Ground floor, Yellow Zone
Croydon University Hospital
530 London Road 

Tel 020 8401 3981


Contact information

Hip team – 0208 401 3000 ext 3192

Knee team – 0208 401 3000 ext 3194

Spinal team – 0208 401 3000 ext 3455

Foot & Ankle team – 0208 401 3000 ext 3193

Upper Limb team – 0208 401 3000 ext 3102

General T&O & Paediatric team – 0208 401 3000 ext 3205



Mr Bobby Anand

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialising in Knee Surgery - Clinical Lead

Mr Gwynne Howell

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip)

Mr Anestis Iossifidis

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb – Shoulder & Elbow)

Mr Fadhil Kashif

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip)

Mr Christian Kinmont

Consultant Orthopaedics Surgeon Specialising in Knee Surgery

Mr Michael Kotrba

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Spine)

Mr Kumar Kunasingam

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Foot & Ankle)

Mr Christopher McLean

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Spine)

Mr Arvind Mohan

Consultant Orthopaedic and Upper Limb Surgeon (Hand & Wrist)

Mr Venunatha Naidu

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon (Foot & Ankle)

Mr Laszlo Zolczer

Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon

Miss Karen Daly

Visiting Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon from St George’s


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