Mr. Ahluwalia is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. His practice focuses on all facets of foot and ankle care and is based around major trauma, elective/sports foot and ankle medicine and diabetic foot practice.
Raju graduated from Guys, Kings & St Thomas’s in London with a BSc in Immunology – winning a bursary and a further Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital scholarship to continue his research as an undergraduate.
He undertook basic surgical training on the Kings College Rotation and appointed to the Cambridge higher surgical training program, completing his training on the Chelsea and Westminster Rotation ending at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore. Ensuring he was trained by the doyens of foot and ankle surgery in the UK (Cambridge & London) including several presidents of the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS).
Having undertaken advanced fellowships in arthroscopic & minimally invasive surgery, ankle arthroplasty at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford and specializing in limb reconstruction and diabetic foot practice at the Wirral, Liverpool, he was awarded BOFAS and AO Trauma Travelling Fellowships to complete his training.
Having undertaken the Diploma of Sports and Exercise Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh he incorporates these skills into his care for patients and advocates the use of Patient Related Outcome Measures in foot and ankle surgery and has presented results nationally.
Raju is one of the consultants at the internationally recognised Kings Diabetic Foot Unit and is a Executive Comittee Member of the Diabetic Foot Study Group and a member of the International Diabetic Foot Care Group – a European group of surgeons and physicians working as an advisory group translating research to improve diabetic foot medicine through clinician and patient education.
He has published over 20 peer reviewed articles and presented in over 50 national & international meetings including American & British Orthopaedic Foot Ankle Society, British Orthopaedic Association and has written chapters for textbooks.