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Consultant Profile

Mr Ajay Malviya

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon

Mr Malviya joined Northumbria Healthcare as a consultant in 2011 after completing his orthopaedic training in the North East.

His area of specialty is in the treatment of disorders of the young adult hip and has helped Northumbria become the tertiary referral centre for young patients with hip disorders attracting referrals from all over the country. He has expertise in hip preserving surgeries like hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement and other disorders around the hip and periacetabular osteotomy for hip dysplasia (corrective surgery for shallow socket) using a minimally invasive approach (small incision).

Mr Malviya also has a wide experience of joint replacement surgery for both young and elderly patients and also deals with sports injuries of the hip.

He has worked in several hospitals in the region and has done fellowships in joint preservation surgery in Cambridge, London and Switzerland.

Mr Malviya is heavily involved in training future orthopaedic consultants. He is the lead of the UK and Ireland orthopaedic in training examination. In addition he regularly teaches in national hip arthroscopy courses and mentors consultants on how to set up a similar service in their own trust. He also teaches in early intervention in hip surgery and hip and knee arthroplasty courses.

He has an active interest in research, being an Honarary Senior Lecturer in Newcastle University, with many publications to his name, and lectures nationally and internationally. He has also won several national and international awards in his area of specialty.  He has been an advisor of the exam corner section of the Bone and Joint Journal and is editorial correspondent for Journal of Hip Preservation Surgery.


Mr Malviya sees patients at Wansbeck and Hexham general hospitals