Mr. Mahesh R Akula

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spine Surgeon, London

MBBS  MS( Trauma & Ortho)  FRCS (Trauma & Ortho) AO Spine Fellowship (Canada)

Mr.Mahesh R Akula, a Consultant Spine Surgeon, practicing in South and North London at reputed London Hospitals. He completed his graduation including an intercalated three years master’s degree in Trauma & Orthopaedics in 2001, from University of Health Sciences, India. He then immigrated to the UK for further surgical training in 2004. He completed his Basic surgical training in Yorkshire in 2008. As a  research fellow at Leeds, he actively presented and published in several national and international venues and reputed journals. He was selected for higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics by the London deanery in 2010 and completed the training in 2016 from Southwest Thames London rotation lead by St. Georges University Hospital.

Mr Akula concentrated his registrar training to become a spine surgeon, spending two and a half years on the spinal unit in various spinal units across Southwest England including Brighton, Frimley Park, and Epsom & St Heliers. Then he did a further one-year advanced spinal surgery fellowship at Frimley Park hospital. To master his complex Spinal surgery skills in Spinal tumours, trauma and deformities he did complex spinal surgery fellowship in international renowned Krembil Neuroscience centre in Toronto, Canada. This fellowship is a combined Neurosurgery & Spinal Orthopaedic surgery fellowship that enabled Mahesh to broaden his understanding of spinal pathology and management from the perspective of both Neurosurgery & Orthopaedic Surgery.

Mr Akula has nationally & internationally published & lectured on spinal & trauma surgery, & Orthopaedic Surgery. He is currently a clinical Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin Medical school and an examiner on various FRCS(Tr&Orth) revision courses.  He is a member of the BMA, British Orthopaedic Association, British Association of Spinal Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of England & AO Spine society.

Mr Akula’s practice concentrates on neck & lower back pain, and his surgical practice concentrates on the use of minimally invasive techniques. He performs a full range of spinal operations, ranging from injections, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, cervical disc replacement, or fusion, and lumbar microdiscectomies, decompressions & fusions. Mahesh is married to Sarita and has 2 children.

Out of his profession, he is an active member of AMMA foundation, a charitable trust and has successfully constructed orphanages in Haiti, India and generated funds for the Ebola outbreak. His interview was telecasted in BBC Yorkshire.

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