Mr Vivek Dhukaram

About Me

I was trained and accredited as an Orthopaedic surgeon from South Trent training scheme. I undertook advanced fellowship training from renowned foot & ankle centres - Nottingham and RNOH Stanmore and also awarded British Orthopaedic foot & ankle society and European foot & ankle society travelling fellowships. 

I have set up the specialist foot and ankle service at University hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS trust and continues to develop. My surgical practice includes: modern hallux valgus (bunion) surgery, lesser toe surgery, arthroscopic procedures of ankle, subtalar, big toe joints including arthroscopic guided joint fusions, ankle replacement, ligament reconstruction, midfoot & hindfoot deformity correction, rheumatoid foot surgery, diabetic foot surgery, tendon transfers, tendon reconstruction, foot & ankle fracture fixation and revision surgery for previous unsuccessful procedures from other surgical units.



I am specialised in:
-    All aspects of foot & ankle elective & trauma surgery

-    Hallux valgus (bunion) surgery
-    Ankle Ligament Repair
-    Diabetic Foot
-    Foot and Ankle Injury
-    Foot and Ankle Surgery
-    Fusion of Big Toe
-    Lesser toe surgery
-    Arthroscopy ankle, subtalar joints and guided fusions
-    Deformity correction
-    Sports injuries
-    Ankle replacement
-    Tendon transfer
-    Rheumatoid Foot
-    Joint fusions
-    Subtalar Arthroscopy


My professional interests

My professional interests include: research, teaching surgical trainees and other medical professionals. I have presented and published on various aspects of foot and ankle surgery – hallux valgus, lesser toe deformities, minimally invasive surgery, tibialis posterior dysfunction and ankle fracture.


My clinical interests

- Sports injuries
- Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery
- Management of degenerative conditions
- Deformity correction foot and ankle - bunion,
- hammer toes, pes cavus, flatfoot, diabetic foot
- Achilles tendinitis
- Achilles tendon rupture
- Plantar fasciitis
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Ankle ligament repair
- Ankle replacement 
- Arthroscopic guided ankle fusion
- Bunion deformity (hallux valgus)
- Forefoot deformity correction
- Diabetic foot deformity correction
- Foot and ankle injury
- Hindfoot arthroscopy
- Midfoot and hindfoot deformity correction and - - Joint fusions
- Rheumatoid foot
- Subtalar arthroscopy
- Tendinopathies and tendon transfers


My qualifications

2008: FRCS (Tr & Orth)
2005: MSc. Orthopaedic Engineering 
University of Wales, Cardiff
2000: F.R.C.S.
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
1998: M.S. (ORTHO)
Sheth K.M. School of Post Graduate Medicine & Research, 
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, INDIA
1993: M.B.B.S.
Madras Medical College, India