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Mr Rajiv Bajekal Consultant Spinal Surgeon and Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

Committed to holistic orthopaedic care

  • Specialises in sciatica and back problems
  • Board certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner
  • Holistic approach
  • Non-surgical treatment options

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Mr Rajiv Bajekal

Consultant Spinal Surgeon and Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner

Mr Rajiv Bajekal has an interest in sciatica and back pain. He has developed a pragmatic approach to managing back pain and sciatica with non-surgical techniques, injections and minimally invasive techniques. Mr Bajekal is also a Board-Certified Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner and is passionate about providing lifestyle medicine advice to his patients.

Sports Spinal Injuries
Spinal Problems in the Elderly
Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Disc Herniation
Lifestyle Medicine Advice for Health & Wellbeing
Nutrition & Weight Management

Lumbar Back Surgery
Spinal Fusion
Kyphoplasty / Spine Jack and Vertebroplasty
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Spinal Decompression (Laminectomy)
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
Facet Joint Injection
Nerve Root Block (Nerve Root Injection)
Transforaminal Epidural Injections

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Medical Association (BMA)
British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS)
British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM)
Plant-Based Health Professionals (PHBP)
Alliance Medical Indemnity (AMI)


Trainer of the Year 2019 - Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH)

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Meet Mr Rajiv Bajekal

About Mr Rajiv Bajekal

In addition to seeing patients privately, Mr Bajekal continues to work for The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. He is also a Senior Examiner for the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) in Trauma and Orthopaedics, lecturing nationally and internationally.

Mr Bajekal completed his medical schooling in India and came to the UK in 1992. He worked in Norwich as a surgical trainee and completed his MCh at the University of Liverpool. Then he obtained a Consultant Orthopaedic post at Doncaster/Bassetlaw NHS Trust in 1998 before accepting his current role at The Royal Free London.

More recently Mr Bajekal has found a passion for lifestyle medicine, after making changes to his own diet and lifestyle and seeing the direct health benefits. Read more about Mr Bajekal’s journey here. He is now a Board-Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician, providing his orthopaedic patients with a lifestyle medicine plan to aid their recovery.

Qualifications: MCh(Orth), FRCS(Orth)

Year of Qualifications: 1998

GMC number: 4167776

Main NHS base: NHS base Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals)

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Our consultants work out of several convenient locations in Central and Greater London. I also provide telephone and video consultations.

Cavell Drive
Uplands Park Rd

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17-19 View Rd
N6 4DJ

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60 Grove End Rd

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45 Queen Anne Street
Marylebone, London

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Heathbourne Road
WD23 1RD

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