Consultant Trauma and Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Royal Gwent Hospital
Kartik Hariharan is an expert surgeon who works in private practice and with the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS). Dr. Kartik Hariharan is a Consultant Trauma and Foot and Ankle Surgeon at the Royal Gwent Hospital and the clonical lead for Foot and Ankle Services for Gwent County. He is a Past President of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society having completed his term in November 2012.
Dr. Hariharan is a fully practicing consultant in orthopaedic trauma and surgery, specializing in the foot and ankle, both with the NHS and in his private practice. He performs this challenging work with commitment and dedication, drawing inspiration from the examples of his father and grandfather, who were physicians, and from his uncle, who was a hand-surgery specialist.
Dr. Hariharan is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He is listed on the General Medical Council Register and is affiliated with a number of professional, civic and charitable organizations.
He is the Chairman of the Clinical Commissioning Guidance Group for the British Orthopaedic Association for Foot and Ankle Surgery (BOFAS) and is a Specialist Adviser for the National Institute of Clinical Excellence. He is a core member of the Wales Postgraduate Training programme and serves as a member of faculty for several organisations including AO international, University of Dundee, Dupuy Biomet, The Royal College of Surgeons in England and Cardiff University.
Dr. Hariharan lectures extensively and internationally and has many research interests including comparative anatomy and anthropology of the foot. He successfully completed the creation of the BOFAS Malawi Exchange programme and is part of the group that will host the first trainee surgeons from Malawi to the United Kingdom. During his tenure as President of BOFAS, he also successfully negotiated the creation of an exchange fellowship with the Indian Foot and Ankle Society.
Away from the demands of his work, Dr. Hariharan is a collector of antique books on medicine and Asia. He is also a jazz enthusiast and plays the flute and saxophone.