Jaykar R


Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon
Official Qualifications:
MA (Camb), MPH (Harv), MB BChir (Camb), USMLE, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Contact Address:
Jaykar R
Smart Spine
Appointments nationwide including London

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Mr Panchmatia is committed to providing a detailed, clear report in a time sensitive manner. He typically turns around reports within two weeks, and sooner if required. He routinely offers appointments across the country. Please contact [email protected] to obtain additional information about the range of locations offered.

Mr Panchmatia studied Medicine at Cambridge University; this included a clinical attachment at Yale University, USA. He furthered his education as a Fulbright scholar at Harvard University, USA, and was a visiting scholar at the Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, USA. Mr Panchmatia was subsequently awarded a spine fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA.

Mr Panchmatia, has been awarded the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate and has completed his Medco accredited training. In 2015, Mr Panchmatia was appointed as a Consultant Spine Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. He also consults at the Princess Grace Hospital and the BMI Hendon Hospital.

Mr Panchmatia has over 70 academic presentations and publications. These include articles in the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Journal of Trauma, Neurosurgical Focus, and the Spine Journal. Topics covered include conditions that affect the cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine, and sacrum. More recently, Mr Panchmatia has published a book: Navigation and robotics in spine surgery.

In preparing this book, Mr Panchmatia collaborated closely with both orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons. Mr Panchmatia has presented to large audiences including the British Association of Spine Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. Mr Panchmatia is a member of the British Scoliosis Society and the British Association of Spine Surgeons.

Mr Panchmatia’s prizes and awards include:

British Association of Spine Surgeons and British Scoliosis Society Presidents’ Fellow.
British Orthopaedic Association Zimmer Passage to India Fellowship.
Cambridge University’s Oon Khye Beng Ch’hia Tsio studentship.
Fulbright Scholarship.
Royal College of Surgeons of England’s BMI healthcare prize.
Sir Robert Jones Gold Medal and British Orthopaedic Association prize.

Mr Panchmatia’s fields of expertise include:

Work related disorders.
Personal injury.
Road traffic accidents.
Motor vehicle collisions.
Spinal injuries.
Spinal trauma, including osteoporotic fractures.
Soft tissue spinal injuries.
Whiplash associated disorders including neck and arm pain.
Lumbar and low back pain.
Musculoskeletal spinal conditions.
Spinal surgery.
Orthopaedic spinal conditions.
Cauda equina syndrome.
Spinal cord injuries, including paralysis.
Foot drop.
Degenerative conditions, including spinal stenosis.
Spinal conditions associated with hypermobility (including Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome).
Deformities, including spondylolisthesis.
Disc disease, including sciatica.
Chronic back pain.
Spinal tumours (cancer).
Spinal infections.
Leg pain and sciatica.
Coccyx pain.

Additional Information:
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GB Wide
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How many times have you attended court: 0
(Past 3 years)
How many expert reports have you written: 100+
(Past 3 years)