Mr Chandra Rao MBBS, MSc, FRCS (Tr Orth)

Mr Chandra Rao trained at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic hospital, Oswestry UK. He has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Hereford County Hospital since 2010. His Orthopaedic surgical expertise includes total hip replacement, total knee replacement, ACL reconstruction, total ankle replacement, knee and ankle arthroscopy, surgeries for ankle and foot arthritis (including great toe replacement) and sports knee and ankle injuries.

Personal Interests

Mr Rao is married to a consultant histopathologist at Hereford County Hospital. His interests include playing and watching cricket, eastern philosophy and an avid BBC radio 4 listener.

During my first consultation Mr Rao gave a very clear to understand explanation of my condition and what treatment options were available and best for me. The operation and recovery was a great success.
My new knee has given me a new lease of life! I can now walk so much better and be more active overall, thank you Mr Rao. Excellent from start to finish.
I found Mr Rao very professional but easy to talk to. He explained exactly what He was going to do regarding my operation. My recovery has been excellent and I couldn’t be more pleased.
Really good experience. Mr Rao made me feel comfortable through the whole experience with the explanation of everything and so on throughout the whole procedure.

Patient Feedback

Respectfulness 100%
Clarity of Consultation 100%
Attentiveness 100%
Patient Interest 100%
Interpersonal Skills 100%
Patient Understanding 100%
Overall Patient Experience 100%

Results from the GMC revalidation process 2019.

Special Clinical Interests

Hip, Knee and Ankle replacement surgery
Ankle and Knee arthroscopy surgery
Knee and ankle sports injuries
Treatment of hip, knee, ankle and foot arthritic conditions

Research Experience

Published original articles in journals of international repute on hip and knee replacement surgery. Presented in international conferences on hip, knee and ankle surgery. Current research interests include outcome of ankle and great toe joint replacement surgery.

Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Medical Defence Union
British Orthopaedic Association


Private Secretary: Jo Evans
NHS Secretary: Jo Brindle