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Meet MR Prasad Karpe

Comprehensive spine care and expertise

Mr Prasad Karpe is a consultant spinal surgeon specialising in degenerative spine, back pain, and paediatric and adult spinal deformity. With over 20 years of experience in orthopaedic and trauma surgery, Mr Karpe is committed to providing exceptional patient care, focusing on understanding patients' concerns and involving them in decision-making.

Meet MR Prasad Karpe

Experience, education and affiliations

Mr Karpe’s extensive training includes prestigious institutions worldwide, such as Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. As a full-time Spinal Consultant at NHS, he manages complex spinal conditions and pain management. An active member of several professional associations, Mr Karpe's approach is centred on the well-being of his patients.

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core values

Guiding principles for exceptional care

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Focusing on patients' needs, understanding their concerns, and personalising treatment plans for optimal results.

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Safety and effectiveness

Prioritising patient safety and consistently striving to achieve the best possible outcomes in every case.

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Integrity and trust

Building strong relationships with patients and colleagues based on honesty, transparency, and ethical conduct.

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Professional growth

Continuously advancing expertise through education, training, and collaboration with fellow professionals.

Education and EXPERIENCE

A journey to spinal surgery expertise

MBBS, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), MRCS (Edin), FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Mr Prasad Karpe is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon with a special interest in degenerative spine, back pain, and paediatric and adult spinal deformity. He has a background in orthopaedic and trauma surgery for over 20 years, including dedicated experience in spinal surgery for over 8 years.After completing his medical school at Goa Medical College in India, he undertook postgraduate training in orthopaedics at the prestigious tertiary referral centre at Goa University, culminating in a Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics. He then underwent spinal fellowships at Sancheti Institute- Pune and “The Spine Clinic”- Mumbai, India, which render specialised services in complex spinal surgery. On completing the membership exam (MRCS) from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, he moved to the United Kingdom.


Medical and orthopaedic surgery training

1997 - 2003

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Goa Medical College, India

2003 - 2006

Masters of Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Goa Medical College, India


Diplomate in National Board (DNB) in Orthopaedics

Diplomate in National Board (DNB).


MRCS (Edinburgh)

Royal College of Surgeons - Edinburgh


FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

2016 - 2020

Specialty Trainee Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

Health Education of North East, UK

Spinal Training

2007 - 2008

Spinal Fellowship

Sancheti Institute, Pune

2008 - 2009

Spinal Fellowship

“The Spine Foundation”, Mumbai, India

2010 - 2013

Spinal Fellowship

University Hospital of North Tees, UK

2018 - 2019

Specialty Trainee in Spines

James Cook University Hospital, Middlesborough, UK

2019 - 2020

Specialty Trainee in Spines

Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle, UK

2020 - 2021

Senior Spinal Fellow

Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK a quaternary referral centre for complex spinal conditions worldwide.

Shared Knowledge

Mr Karpe’s published works & talks


1. Spine clinical cases forFRCS (Tr and Orth) – Postgraduate Orthopaedics 4th Edition - Textbook Chapter (Author) 2. Spine Viva cases for FRCS (Tr and Orth) – Viva book for FRCS candidate’s 2nd Edition. (Author) 3. Back pain in children P Karpe, M Claire, D Fender. Orthopaedics – v: paediatrics|volume 38, issue 9, p500-508, Sep 20 4. Scoliosis in childhoodP Karpe, M Claire, D Fender. Orthopaedics – v: paediatrics|volume 38, issue 9, p509-516, Sept 205. Conservative management of psoas hematoma following complex lumbar spine surgery. Lakkol S, Sarda P, Karpe P, Krishna M. Indian J Orthop. 2014 Jan; 48(1): 107-10. 6. Cervical SagittalAlignment, Motion and Segmental Contribution: Radiographic Outcomes of One - and Two - Level Disc Replacement with NuNec and Prestige LP Implants. Berg A, JensenC, Jeavons R, Karpe P, Reddy G, Friesem T. The Spine Journal, September 2013 Volume 13, Issue 9, Supplement, Page S152- abstract publication. 7.  Spine MCQ’s for FRCS (Trand Orth) – Postgraduate orthopaedics- Textbook Chapter (Author) 8. Early results of Rotoglide joint replacement for treatment of hallux rigidus Karpe P, Killen MC, Chauhan A, Pollock R, Limaye R. The Foot(2017), 58-62 9. Shortening Scarfosteotomy for correction of severe hallux valgus Karpe P, Killen MC, Pollock R, Limaye R. The Foot (2016), 45-49 10. Plantar approach for Morton’s neuroma: An effective technique for primary excision. Killen MC, Karpe P, Limaye R. The Foot 25(2015),232-34 11. Fractures of the Lateral Process of the Talus with Associated Ankle Instability Killen MC, Karpe P, Limaye, Foot Ankle Spec. 2018 Aug; 11 (4):378-381. 12. Early to medium termoutcomes of osteochondral lesions of the talus treated by autologous matrix induced chondrogenesis (AMIC) Ayyaswamy B , Salim M ,Sidaginamale R, Elsayed M , Karpe P, Limaye R. Foot and Ankle Surgery, April 2020 (PMID 32414700) 13. Osteomyelitis complicating Sever‘s disease: A report of two cases. Kumar S, Jain N , Karpe P, Limaye R. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma, March – April2020, Pages 310-313


1. Clinical Examination of the Spine- Hong Kong FRCS Course 20232.  Supramalleolar osteotomy for ankle OA Bronze Medal for best podium presentation, EFORT, Austria, May 2017. 3. Cervical Disc Arthroplasty for Cervical Myelopathy-Five year follow up. ISSAS, Miami, 2017. 4. Randomised control trial between Prestige LP and Nunec cervical disc replacement ISSAS, Miami, 2017. 5. Supramalleolar Osteotomy for Ankle osteoarthritis BOFAS, Guildford 2015. 6. Psychosocial factors on clinical outcome following cervical arthroplasty Spineweek, Amsterdam April 2012. 7. Cervical Disc Arthroplasty for Cervical Myelopathy - two year follow up. ISSAS, Barcelona 2012.8. Midterm outcomes of calcaneal osteotomy and FDL tendon transfer in adult flat footEFORT, Austria, May 2017. 9. Superficial nerve injury following ankle arthroscopy COMOC, Cape Town, South Africa, April 2016. 10. Shortening Scarf osteotomy for correction of severe hallux valgus; COMOC, Cape Town, South Africa, April 2016. 11. Deep vein thrombosis following ankle arthroscopyCOMOC, Cape Town, South Africa, April 2016. 12. Traumatic locked atlantoaxial facet, Case report with management. Global Spine Congress, HongKong, 2013

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