Mr Ajay Sharma
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Ajay Sharma is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in shoulder and knee surgery. He brings broad experience and expertise in orthopaedic surgery to his private orthopaedics practice at Vale Healthcare - South Wales' leading private clinics and private hospital - having provided specialist orthopaedic treatment to South Wales patients for over 14 years, and his specialist interests include keyhole shoulder surgery for rotator cuff injuries, instability of the shoulder, impingement and frozen shoulder, keyhole surgery for various knee injuries and arthritis, unicompartmental knee replacement, total knee replacement, kneecap replacement, total revision knee surgery .
Mr Sharma is a member of the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and was awarded the prestigious Senior International Travelling Fellowship for 2010. This fellowship has given him the chance to visit the best shoulder surgeons in the world to learn and share the latest techniques in shoulder surgery and evaluation of complex shoulder problems. He has also received training from various British shoulder surgeons during his clinical visits to the Centres of Excellence in Britain.
Ajay has extensive experience in all aspects of knee replacement and keyhole surgery. He was a high volume knee replacement surgeon while working at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, South Wales, and has continued with his special interest in knee surgery, as a Consultant with the Cwm Taf Trust also in South Wales.
In addition to training in the UK he has also received training in the United States of America and Europe, and was one of the first surgeons to train in computer assisted knee surgery in South Wales. Ajay is actively engaged in teaching medical students and junior surgeons, nationally and internationally. He is a faculty member for AO International Trauma courses and a Royal College of Surgeons trainer for Acute Trauma and Life Support. He is an honorary clinical tutor at Cardiff University. He has published several papers in international journals and keeps his knowledge up to date by attending courses and conferences throughout the world.