Paul Jairaj

Mr Paul Jairaj

Hip & Knee Surgeon

Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics

AXA: PJ01223
BUPA: 03489402

MB ChB, FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Secretary: Tayla Daly - 020 7496 3527

Based at:

Special interests

  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Sports injury surgery

Personal details

Paul is married, with a young family. He is a keen golfer and an accomplished tennis player. Paul was in the Men’s Tennis 1st Team at the Harbour Club, London. He was the Harbour Club Men’s Doubles Tennis Champion in 2001, 1998 and 1995, and the Mixed Double Tennis Champion in 1998. He was also the British Medical Tennis Association Men’s Doubles Champion in 1997. Paul’s other interests include skiing, diving, Bordeaux wines and travel.

Medical & Surgical Training

Paul qualified in Medicine from the University of Birmingham. He completed his basic Surgical training at St Mary’s Hospital, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, The Royal Postgraduate Medical School at The Hammersmith Hospital, The Mayday Hospital and Hillingdon Hospital. In 1997 Paul started specialist training in Trauma & Orthopaedics as a Specialist Registrar on the Imperial College Scheme in North West Thames region. This included periods at Hillingdon Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital, The Royal Berkshire Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, St Mary’s Hospital and Kingston Hospital.

Paul was awarded his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in July 2003, and was then entered onto the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council. Subsequent to this, Paul spent a period as a Locum Consultant at Charing Cross and Ravenscourt Park Hospitals. He was then appointed as a Substantive Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Trust.

Specialist Fellowships

From July 2004 to January 2005, Paul was a Clinical Fellow at the Centre de Chirurgie Orthopedique, Merignac, Bordeaux, France. During this period he gained specialist experience in:-

  • Arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the knee and hip
  • Computer guided knee ligament and joint replacement surgery
  • Experience of working daily in Europe’s first and currently most advanced Digital Navigation Operating Rooms
  • Experience of working bilingually in the French Healthcare system.

From February 2004 to May 2004, Paul undertook a Travelling Fellowship around the United States, during which time he visited:-

Professor Jessie Jupiter, MD,
Combined Harvard Orthopaedic Services, Boston. Upper Limb Trauma Surgery.

Dr Dana Mears, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh. Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

Dr. Freddie Fu, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Sports Medicine Surgery.

Dr.Richard Steadman, MD
Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail Valley Medical Center, Colorado, Microfracture.

Dr.Kevin Stone, MD
Stone Clinic, San Francisco. Sports Medicine Surgery.

Professor Mark Miller, MD
University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia. Unicondylar Knee Replacement.

Professor Tom Sculco, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York. Joint Replacement Surgery. Trauma Surgery.
HSS integrated care pathway systems

Dr Chit Ranawat, MD
The Ranawat Orthopaedic Centre, New York. Knee Arthroplasty.

Dr Charlie Brown, MD
Harvard Medical School, Boston. ACL Reconstruction

In October 2003, Paul undertook a Travelling Fellowship to the Uzsoki Hospital, Budapest, Hungary, to visit Professor Laslo Hangody, the internationally renowned surgeon who developed the technique of Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation (Mosaicplasty).

Membership of Professional Associations:

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • International Affiliate Member of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (Section of Orthopaedics)
  • Member of the British Medical Association