Mr Venkateswaran embarked on a career in Orthopaedics as an Orthopaedic trainee at Madras University in 1993 completing a Masters degree in Orthopaedics in 1996. Following this from December 1996 as a basic orthopaedic surgical trainee at the Yorkshire deanery he completed the FRCS in 1998. Furthering his training as a Higher Surgical orthopaedic trainee in Yorkshire from 1998 to 2004 he completed his FRCS in Orthopaedics in 2002 and completed an acclaimed one year fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Reading Shoulder Unit in 2004.
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2005. Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Leeds
Education Lead, Department of Orthopaedics, Midyorkshire NHS Trust
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Spire Elland, and Longlands
Faculty of the AO trauma courses and Surgical Skills Course - National
Yorkshire Regional Representative of the British Elbow and Shoulder Association
Past Secretary of North East Yorkshire Shoulder Club
National Examiner for FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics, MRCS and for Leeds Medical University
Mr Venkat is a specialist in shoulder surgery, rotator cuff disease, shoulder pain and instability. He has co-authored chapters in books on shoulder surgery. He has publications and presentations on his reasearch and audits on upper limb and general trauma and runs courses for orthopaedic trainees.
Mr Venkat is an Examiner for Leeds Medical University (MBBS) , Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow (MRCS) and The Joint Commitee for Intercollegiate Examinations (FRCS Trauma and Orthopaedics)
Mr Venkat provides treatments for complex shoulder problems, impingement, rotator cuff tears, arthritis, cuff tear arthropathy, acromioclavicular joint injuries, shoulder dislocations, frozen shoulders, joint replacement of the shoulder and elbow. He has a special interest in sports injuries of the shoulder and elbow.
He regularly provides an one-stop clinic for the patients and uses ultrasound as part of the diagnostic work up.
His services are complemented by the excellent state of the art radiology at all the hospitals and rehabilitation and physiotherapy support
Interests include amongst other things cycling, fell walking and racquet sports.