Dr (Mr) Chinmay Gupte

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Gupte, Chinmay
Knee Surgeon
PhD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), MA(oxon), BMBCh
Particular Expertise: 
ACL, Meniscus, patellofemoral joint, Knee replacement (for details, see below)

Mr Chinmay Gupte is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Clinical Reader (Associate Professor) in knee and trauma surgery at Imperial College, London, which encompasses St Mary’s and Charing Cross Hospitals. He is also director of the Wellington Knee Unit, Wellington Hospital , London.

His main interests are in the diagnosis and treatment of sports knee injuries in adults and children, and knee arthritis. He performs both arthroscopic (keyhole) and open procedures, in particular cruciate ligament surgery, meniscal repair, patellar stabilisation, children's knee surgery and knee replacement.

Mr Gupte is a specialist knee surgeon with over 12 years' experience at consultant level, and also has an active research and teaching interest in knee problems. His philosophy is to take a holistic approach to knee issues in patients, and utilise a team approach, combining tried and tested techniques with innovative, evidence-based treatments in both conservative and surgical fields.

As director of training for trauma and orthopaedics for London deanery NW Thames (2011-2018) Mr Gupte helped reshape training for the consultants of the future in this region. He is also ex-President of the Royal Society of Medicine Orthopaedics Section having served as President in 2012, and is a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee. He was awarded a PhD from Imperial College in 2004 for his work on the meniscofemoral knee ligaments and their role in knee arthritis and ligament injury. He won the prestigious British Orthopaedic Association Robert Jones Gold Medal Proxime Accessit in 2005. He has published over 70 papers in this and other topics which include shoulder and ankle surgery, tuberculosis and training the surgeons of the future.

He continues his research as a Clinical Reader in the Faculty of Medicine at Imperial College, with particular emphasis in meniscal surgery and knee ligament reconstruction, and also in arthroscopic simulator training, with the aspiration of improving outcomes in patients with knee problems. He helps train surgeons of the future at Imperial, He is a cofounder for the patient access website orthoconsent.com, which provides information on common procedures.

Chinmay also serves on the British Orthopaedic Association Research Committee, The British Knee Society (BASK) Executive, Imperial College Musculoskeletal Committees, and several Marylebone Cricket Club Committees. His time as captain of Oxford University and professional cricketer in 1995/6 has given Chinmay added insight into the unique needs of sportsmen in returning to sport after injury; experience that he brings to bear in his clinical practice.


Areas of interest

anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL); multiligament reconstruction; meniscal (cartilage)repair; meniscal surgery; children's knee surgery; paediatric ACL reconstruction and meniscal repair; patellofemoral disorders; osteochondral injuries; medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction; extraarticular ACL reinforcement; Sports injuries; Knee surgery; total knee replacement (TKR); unicondylar knee replacement; knee Trauma; children's knee