Mr Nik Bakti

MBBS; MSc; FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

 

Mr Nik Bakti is a Fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder and Elbow Surgeon based at One Ashford Hospital. He has a particular interest in arthroscopic surgery and shoulder replacement operations.

Clinical Interests

  • Shoulder replacement surgery
  • Arthroscopic shoulder surgery (diagnostics, impingement, rotator cuff repair, frozen shoulder, ACJ arthritis)
  • Shoulder instability
  • Fixation of traumatic injury to the clavicle and shoulder
  • Fixation of traumatic injury to the elbow
  • Elbow stabilisation surgery
  • Elbow nerve and tendon releases

Year Qualified

2008

NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Nik Bakti

MBBS; MSc; FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

Professional Profile

Mr Nik Bakti qualified in 2008 from the Guys’, Kings’ and St Thomas’ Medical School in London. He continued to further his surgical training in Oxford and in the Kent region and obtained a Masters in Orthopaedics from University of Sussex. He has worked with many of the prominent shoulder surgeons in the region during his training and went on to do his fellowship in Perth, Western Australia learning key skills in shoulder and sports orthopaedic surgery.

 

Mr Bakti’s interests revolve around using upcoming technology for surgeons to provide reproducible excellent results for patient outcomes. 

 

In addition to One Ashford Hospital, Mr Bakti is also an NHS Consultant at the busy William Harvey Hospital, which is part of the East Kent Hospitals Foundation Trust. He is also a Visiting Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Mr Nik Bakti

MBBS; MSc; FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

Mr Nik Bakti

MBBS; MSc; FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

Research

Mr Nik Bakti has had a number of articles published throughout his career, with topics including:

  • Current concepts in management of ACJ injuries
  • Early versus delayed mobilisation following rotator cuff repair
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture – Current concepts
  • Outcomes following fixation for proximal humeral fractures
  • Outcomes following arthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures
  • Outcomes following non-operative management for proximal humeral fractures
  • Bone block procedures for glenohumeral joint instability
  • Role of platelet rich plasma in rotator cuff tendinopathy – clinical application and review of literature
  • Current concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder impingement
  • Effect of an anaesthetic screening drape on vertical laminar airflow
  • Use of a template to improve placement of volar splints on an injured hand
  • A rare complication of acute appendicitis: Superior mesenteric vein thrombosis
  • Traumatic rotator cuff tears – Current concepts in diagnosis and management
  • Management of scaphoid fractures with CT scanning and virtual fracture clinic pathway reduces need for face-to-face clinic appointments

Mr Nik Bakti, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital in Kent
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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