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Mr Ravi Mallina - Orthopaedics

Mr Ravi Mallina is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Croydon, who specialises in a variety of hand and wrist conditions.

Based at: West Valley Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Mr Ravi Mallina is a fellowship trained hand and wrist surgeon working at Croydon Health Services (CHS) as substantive consultant, Dip Hand Surg (Br) FRCS. Mr Mallina trained in major trauma centres in the UK (Leeds, Newcastle and Aberdeen) and successfully completed his higher surgical specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at South West London teaching hospitals.


Mr Mallina has expertise in delivering comprehensive care in conditions affecting the hand and wrist in multi-disciplinary settings and has special interest in treating overuse use injuries and nerve compressions affecting the upper extremity. He provides a one-stop clinic service to patients presenting with trauma of the hand and wrist, offers minimally invasive surgery for hand fractures and has experience in using fracture specific plate fixation for complex distal radius fractures. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, Mr Mallina is offering day-case, wide awake surgery for the majority of elective hand conditions and tailors treatment to individual patients’ needs. He has passion for training surgical trainees and fulfils the role of orthopaedic college speciality tutor.

 

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Academic background

 

He undertook specialist hand surgery training in UK’s premier hand centres in Birmingham and Derby. During his time in Derby, he successfully completed the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) accredited diploma in Hand Surgery. Mr Mallina undertook a travelling fellowship at world renowned Professor PC Ho’s department of hand and microsurgery in Hong Kong. He presented and authored several peer reviewed papers in leading Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery
journals.

Publications:


Mallina R, Lau LC, Mak MC, Ho PC. A simple method of identification of 1U and 1R portals in thumb carpometacarpal joint arthroscopy. Journal of Hand Surgery Eur 2020(46): 3, 315-316


• Maklad M, Mallina R, Lindau T. Trapeziectomy and Abductor Pollicis Longus LRTI combined with Extensor pollicis brevis tenodesis for management of thumb basal joint osteoarthritis and metacarpophalangeal hyperextension. J Hand Microsurgery 2021; 13(2):114-118


• Martin Van, Francesca Ghini, Ravi Mallina, Rajive Jose. Price of a finger. Journal of Hand Surgery Asian Pac Vol (In press)

Professional Memberships

 

Currently, Mr Mallina is an associate member of the BSSH and the Asia Pacific Wrist Arthroscopy Association (APWA).

 

 

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