Mr Raj Kakwani
Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon
Mr Kakwani specialises in foot and ankle surgery.
He has experience in all aspects of this area including bunion surgery, minimally invasive foot surgery, arthritis, ankle replacement and revision ankle replacement, sports injuries and ankle arthroscopy.
Mr Kakwani is a recognised surgical trainer and has led regional and national registrar teaching courses. He is also actively involved in research and has published extensively in foot and ankle surgery.
He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Mr Kakwani was appointed as a specialist foot and ankle surgeon in 2014. He underwent higher surgical training in the Northern Region and undertook fellowships in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery in Bristol and Sheffield.
Mr. Kakwani sees patients at North Tyneside and Hexham general hospitals.