Mr Yadu Shankarappa

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon


D’Ortho,DNB Ortho,FRCS,MCh(Ortho),MA (Med. Ed)

Year Qualified


GMC Number


Main NHS Base

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Member Of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England British Medical Association

Scope of Practice

  • Adult hip and knee problems
  • Adult hip and knee replacement
  • Knee soft issue and ligament and meniscal and cartilage injuries and treatment.

Areas of Expertise

  • Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee replacement
  • Unicondylar knee replacement
  • Knee High Tibial Osteotomy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Knee Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic surgery
  • ACL-Cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Meniscal tear repair
  • Knee cartilage damage assessment and management

Training & Background

After moving to the UK, Mr Shankarappa undertook further specialist orthopaedic training in the Bristol and SouthWest region and was awarded the Khazenifar Gold Medal for the best performance at the M Ch Ortho exam in 1999. He has had specialist training in Germany and Canada in advanced aspects of articular and periarticular trauma management, and in aspects of hip and knee surgery. Mr Shankarappa has worked as a consultant in the UK since 1996. He has been a Consultant at Bedford Hospital since 2006.