Mr Kothari has been working as a Foot and Ankle Consultant at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust since July 2004 and was responsible for setting up the adult foot and ankle unit in the Trust. He offered treatment for all foot and ankle conditions in adults (bunions, neuroma, arthritis affecting the big toe, ankle and other joints, sports injuries around ankle, arthroscopic ankle surgery, surgery for flat feet and neuro muscular conditions, tendo achilles problems and plantar fasciitis etc).
Mr Kothari has published and presented his work in the UK & Europe.
Mr Kothari sees and treats NHS patients at the Nottingham NHS Treatment Centre.
Mr Kothari lives in Nottingham and his hobbies include cricket, football and gardening.
Current NHS or research position
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust
Clinical Director, Surgical Division, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust
Year of first medical qualification
Special clinical interests
Adult foot and ankle surgery
- RCS Edinburgh
Clinical Excellence Level 4 award by Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust
Mr Kothari undertakes a limited number of total joint replacements (THR/ TKR) per year and his results are well within the normal range (NJR data).
Examples of Mr Kothari's published work (he was the senior author in all of these publications)
- Medial approach for hindfoot arthrodesis with a valgus deformity.
Saville P, Longman CF, Srinivasan SC, Kothari P.
King's Mill Hospital, Mansfield Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 4JL, UK.
Foot Ankle Int. 2011 Aug;32(8):818-21.
- The role of arthroscopy in the treatment of functional instability of the ankle.
Kerr HL, Bayley E, Jackson R, Kothari P.
Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 Dec;19(4):273-5.
- Scarf-Akin osteotomy correction for hallux valgus: short-term results from a district general hospital.
Kerr HL, Jackson R, Kothari P
J Foot Ankle Surg. 2010 Jan-Feb;49(1):16-9. doi: 10.1053/j.jfas.2009.07.024.