If you have a knee problem, consult one of the UK’s leading knee specialists, Professor Sanjiv Jari.
Consultations for MAKO robotic Knee Surgery now available at both Spire Manchester and the Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle.
Professor Sanjiv Jari is a specialist knee surgeon in Manchester. He is a renowned expert in the treatment of knee joint and muscle problems, with a special emphasis on sports injuries and arthritis. He has been involved in the development and advancement of minimal incision and keyhole surgical and enhanced recovery techniques, all of which potentially allow shorter hospital stays and quicker return to function. This is particularly true for the less invasive complete and partial knee joint replacements that he performs routinely.
The Knee Doc online resource provides a comprehensive patient knowledge database and also professional educational material on knee problems – giving current information about knee conditions and up to date information about the range of treatments available.
Professor Jari completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Manchester Medical School, receiving honors in Biochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy and Surgery. During this time he chose to undertake his medical student elective at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, USA. where he worked in a very busy Trauma Unit and in the Orthopaedic Service.
Following his house positions he was appointed as a temporary lecturer in the Departments of Anatomy and Physiology at the University of Sheffield, where he was actively involved in teaching undergraduate medical students and students in other para-medical specialties. This included lecturing, small group tutorials, laboratory supervision and demonstration, student mentoring and assessments / examinations.
While in Sheffield Professor Jari obtained part I of the old style FRCS at his first attempt, then, during his general surgical SHO rotation in South Manchester, he successfully passed the part II, again at the first attempt, and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. During his rotation he gained experience in Urology, Vascular Surgery, General Surgery and Orthopaedics.
Professor Jari was appointed to a prestigious one-year ‘Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship’ at The Methodist Sports Medicine Centre and The University of Indiana in Indianapolis with Dr. K D Shelbourne, where he gained invaluable experience: clinical, operative and research, in all aspects of sports injuries management, especially related to the knee and lower limb. Additionally, he spent time working with the knee arthroplasty surgeons at the clinic, giving him further exposure to both primary and revision knee arthroplasty surgery. During the fellowship he provided medical cover for a number of teams including high school, college (NCAA Division III and I) and professional teams, which included on-field game coverage for a variety of sports providing acute injury assessment and management. The role also included pre-sports physical examinations of all potential athletes.