Yarlagadda, Mr R

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

General information:
Mr. Yarlagadda completed his basic surgical training in Derriford Hospital and obtained his MRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). He gained his Specialist training on the Southwest Orthopaedic specialist training rotation and worked in Truro, Torbay, Plymouth and Exeter before obtaining his FRCS Tr& Orth from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.

Having developed an interest in Primary and Revision Joint Replacements and the treatment of periprosthetic fractures, he furthered his surgical experience by completing Arthroplasty fellowships in Llandough Hospital, Cardiff and here in Derriford Hospital.

He was a Locum consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Derriford for 12 months and then Locum consultant in the Arthroplasty team in The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, for a year.

He was appointed to his substantive consultant post in Derriford Hospital in March 2013

Qualifications: MBBS, MRCS (Ed), FRCS Tr & Orth (Edin)

General areas of expertise:

  • Hip and Knee Arthroplasty.
  • General Orthopaedic Trauma.
  • Under graduate and post graduate teaching and training.

Particular areas of expertise:

  • Revision Hip Surgery
  • Periprosthetic fractures.

Other Roles:

  • Orthopaedic lead for Neck of Femur Fractures.
  • Academic Tutor for the Peninsula Medical School.

Book Chapter: Tumors, Infection and Inflammation in the spine.
R Yarlagadda, D Chan.
ABC of Spinal Disorders, ISBN13: 9781405170697
John Wiley and Sons Ltd Wiley-Blackwell, Dec 2009

Peer reviewed journals:
C. Taylor, R. Yarlagadda, J. Keenan
Repair of rectus femoris rupture with LARS ligament
BMJ Case Reports 2012; doi:10.1136/bcr.06.2011.4359

R. Yarlagadda, S.A. Jones
Management of dislocation in hip arthroplasty.
Orthopaedics and Trauma, Volume 23, Issue 5, October 2009, Pages 335-341

R. Yarlagadda, A. Clarke, J. Keenan
Prospective study of the Less Invasive Stabilisation System for periarticular fractures about the knee.
J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 2008: 90-B: 340

I counted them all out and I counted them all back
Andrew Clarke, Rathan Yarlagadda, David M Standley
Letters to the editor EJBJS Mar 2008

Beware of Ankylosing Spondylitis
Andrew Clarke, Rathan Yarlagadda, Michael Hutton.
BMJ rapid response Feb 2008

R. Yarlagadda, A. Clarke, J Keenan
Prospective study of the less invasive stabilization system for fractures about the knee.
Injury extra, Vol 38, Issue 4, April 2007: 155

M. R. Norton, R. Yarlagadda, G. H. Anderson
Catastrophic failure of the Elite hip replacement with a Hylamer acetabulum and Zirconium ceramic femoral head in patients younger than 60 years

J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 2002; 84-B: 631 -5
F. C. Oppong, A.  J. Brodribb, R. K. Yarlagadda, A. Giles

Effective Data Collection for Prospective Colorectal Cancer Audit
British Journal of Surgery Vol 86, June 1999 Sup 1; page 83
 Oppong F.C, Yarlagadda R, Giles A, Brodribb A.J.B. 

Improvement in Pathology Reporting of Rectal Cancer Using Histopathology Pro forma: Colorectal Dis 1999 May; 1 suppl.1: 1-2

Contact Details:
The secretary can be contacted on: 01752 433027

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