Mr Kostas Tsitskaris

Mr Kostas Tsitskaris

MD MSc FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip and Knee)

Special Interests:

  • Hip replacement surgery, primary and revision
  • Partial and total knee replacement surgery, primary and revision
  • Knee arthroscopy, meniscal repair and ligament reconstruction
  • Sports injuries and trauma
  • Joint preservation techniques


Kostas is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon working at Barts Health NHS Trust. He is a specialist in hip and knee surgery, sports injuries and trauma.

Kostas is also the Hip Fracture Lead at Barts Health. He has been trusted with the development of the service that will deliver hip fracture care in North East London.

Kostas is passionate about achieving high quality care for his patients. He employs clear communication and an individualized approach to deliver the best possible outcomes for them.


Kostas completed his specialist orthopaedic training in London, at the very competitive UCH/Middlesex rotation. He then undertook two highly regarded specialist fellowships, first under Prof Michael Dunbar in Canada and then at the Barts Health Orthopaedic Centre and at the Royal London Hospital, in London.

Kostas completed a Masters in Trauma and Orthopaedics at University College London. He has published more than thirty manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters and has given international presentations at some of the most prestigious orthopaedic conferences, such as the American Academy and the Orthopaedic Research Society. He is a reviewer for the Bone and Joint Journal.

International Presentations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 6-10, 2018, New Orleans, USA

Improved outcomes in ‘consistent varus’ knees after total knee arthroplasty with kinematic alignment

Dusik CJ, Tsitskaris K, Amirault JJ, Richardson CG, Dunbar MJ

17th EFORT Congress, June 1-3, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

Outcome of surgical dislocation of the hip in healed Perthes disease

Tsitskaris K, Sarraf KM, Khan T, Hashemi-Nejad A

European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society 34th Annual Meeting, April 15-18, 2015, Marseille, France

Anterior distal tibial guided growth using eight-plates for the treatment of residual equinus deformity in children with clubfoot

Tsitskaris K, Parratt TM, Williams D, Bradish C, Eastwood DM

12th Meeting of the Combined Orthopaedic Associations. September 12-17, 2010, Glasgow, Scotland

Humeral fracture non-union - our experience at a tertiary referral centre

Rashid M, Bansal M, Tsitskaris K, Tavakkolizadeh A, Sinha J, Groom AFG

7th SICOT Annual International Conference. August 30 - September 3, 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden

Management of the humeral fracture non-union. Our experience

Tsitskaris K, Rashid M, Bansal M, Sinha J, Tavakkolizadeh A, Groom AFG

11th EFORT Congress, June 2-5, 2010, Madrid, Spain

Inner city gunshot injuries: south London experience

Mansouri R, Tsitskaris K, Gudipati S, Kavarthapu V

6th SICOT Annual International Conference, October 29 – November 1, 2009, Pattaya, Thailand

The scarf osteotomy for the treatment of hallux valgus. When do problems arise?

Sandiford NA, Weitzel S, Tsitskaris K

54th South African Orthopaedic Congress, September 1-5, 2008, Cape Town, South Africa

Accuracy of post-operative imaging of TKR

Karadaglis D, Tsitskaris K, Wilkinson M

80th Annual Congress, Japanese Orthopaedic Association, May 24-27, 2007, Kobe, Japan

Study on the kinematics of osteoarthritic knees

Karadaglis D, Shetty A, Tsitskaris K, Wilkinson M, Groom G

Orthopaedic Research Society 2015 Annual Meeting, March 28-31, 2015, Las Vegas, USA

The effect of high bending moment on fretting corrosion and wear at the modular head-stem junction of metal on metal total hip replacements

Panagiotidou A, Tsitskaris K, Meswania J, Skinner J, Hart A, Haddad FS, Blunn G

Radiological Society of North America, Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting, November 26 – December 2, 2011, Chicago, USA.

The prevalence of cam-type femoroacetabular deformity and the significance of a large alpha angle

Obaro A, Kumaraguru J, Tsitskaris K, Li P, Meacock L, Elias D

BOA/IOA Combined Meeting, September 13-16, 2011, Dublin, Ireland

Revision surgery for refractory non-union following two or more prior surgical interventions

Bansal M, Rashid M, Tsitskaris K, Sinha J, Groom AFG

80th Annual Congress, Japanese Orthopaedic Association, May 24-27, 2007, Kobe, Japan

The effect of computer assisted total knee replacement in knee kinematics

Karadaglis D, Shetty A, Tsitskaris K, Wilkinson M, Varma R

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