Available spaces: 60 for lectures only, 23 for vivas and lectures
Course convenor: Mr Vikas Khanduja, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
CPD: 18 credits (applied for)
Aimed at trainees who are in their earlier years of training and those preparing for the FRCS (Tr & Orth) examination. This course is also suitable for consultant orthopaedic surgeons in practice who wish to refresh their knowledge in orthopaedic basic sciences.
Designed to provide delegates with a comprehensive update on all topics that are assessed in the examination and are clinically relevant. It includes interactive lectures as well as mock vivas, thus providing delegates ample time to gain knowledge and also refine their examination technique.
The quickest way to register and confirm your place is to book online by credit or debit card. In order for you to register online you will need to register with our website first, upon registration with ORUK you will be given the option to book this meeting online. If you have already registered with our website you can sign in and book.
We accept cheques, please ensure you attach an accompanying registration form. Cheques are to be made payable to “Orthopaedic Research UK” and posted to the address detailed on the registration form.
You can also pay by direct bank transfer, our transfer details are listed on the registration form. Please ensure you also complete and return a registration form if you are paying by direct bank transfer.
Lectures and vivas: £495
Lectures only: £300
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West Court, Jesus College
Jesus College’s vehicle entrance is on Victoria Avenue. Please check with us before your journey to make sure that parking spaces will be available when you visit.
There are also various Park and Ride schemes if you would prefer to not drive into central Cambridge.
A regular train services runs to Cambridge from London’s Kings Cross Station, London Liverpool Street Station and many other mainline UK stations.
The College is located approximately 2miles (3.2 kilometres) from the railway station. Buses run about every 10 minutes and there is a taxi rank outside the station. Taxis cost around £8.
The nearest airport is Stansted (c 32 miles / 51km). Heathrow is approximately 71 miles / 114km away, and Gatwick 96 miles / 154km.
There are regular train services between Cambridge and Stansted. National Express operates bus services between Cambridge and all three airports mentioned above.
By bus or coach
The Drummer Street bus station is within walking distance of the College. For information about coach services to Cambridge please see the National Express or Stagecoach websites.
Vikas Khanduja is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in both the arthroplasty and sports surgery aspects of Hip and Knee surgery and has a particular interest in Arthroscopic surgery of the Hip and the Knee. He holds a full time Consultant position in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery based at Addenbrooke’s ‐ Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.
He qualified as a Doctor in 1997. He then obtained his Basic Surgical Training in London. Following this he received his Higher Surgical Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the North Thames circuit in London, gaining the FRCS (Orth) in 2005. Subsequently, he undertook his sub‐specialty training fellowships in Knee and Hip surgery with eminent surgeons in the field in London, Cambridge, Zurich and HSS, New York.
Complementing his clinical practice, Mr. Khanduja’s research is focused on the management and outcomes of Femoroacetabular Impingement which is a pre-arthritic condition of the hip joint. In particular, his interest is on optimisation of arthroscopic management of FAI and precision surgery via navigation and robotics to improve outcomes. Vikas has been instrumental in setting up the tertiary referral service for Young Adult Hip Surgery in Cambridge and is the Lead of the Elective Clinical Trials for Orthopaedics. He has over 90 peer reviewed articles and 2 books to his name.
Mr Khanduja is the recipient of the prestigious American and British Hip Society Fellowship in 2011, the Arnott Medal presented by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013 and the Insall Fellowship presented by the American Knee Society and Insall Foundation in 2014.
He convenes the Orthopaedic Basic Science Course, Hip Arthroscopy and Hip Arthroplasty and Knee Sports Injury and Knee Arthroplasty cadaver courses in Cambridge annually. He is also the SICOT Programme Chair & Education Academy Lead and has recently been appointed the Chair for the Non Arthroplasty Hip Register.
He is the Associate Editor to the Bone and Joint Journal formerly the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) and the Open Access Journal of Sports Surgery and reviews for many scientific Orthopaedic journals.