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Professor Sanjiv Jari

Professor Sanjiv Jari
Job title
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Medicine Surgeon
Primary specialtyOrthopaedic Surgery
Year qualified
  • BSc (Hons)
  • MBChB
  • FRCS (Eng)
  • FRCS (Tr & Orth)
  • Sports Med Fellowship
  • City University Medicolegal Experts Diploma.
Professional memberships
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Trauma Society
  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
  • Member of UK Register of Expert Witnesses
  • Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) 1st Tier
Date of GMC registration (dd/mm/yyyy)01 July 1991
Key House
7 Christie Way
Christie Fields
Greater Manchester
M21 7QY
0161 4459885
0161 4482031
Professional profile

I am a Consultant Lower Limb & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon at Hope Hospital (University of Manchester Teaching Hospital) and at The Manchester Sports Medicine Clinic.  In my honorary role, I am an examiner for undergraduate medical students at the University of Manchester. I am the External Examiner for the BSc (Hons) Sports Rehab course at UCLAN. I am the Associate Editor in Orthopaedics for the Journal of Medical Case Reports.

I completed my higher surgical training in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in Manchester, following which I worked in the USA for a year at a prestigious Sports Medicine Clinic dealing with, amongst other things, injuries in elite and professional athletes.

I am the Team Surgeon to the British Olympic Wrestling Team. I also work with many other professional and elite sports teams and players, treating various injuries especially around the knee. I have written articles on Sports Medicine and Injuries including in Fighters Magazine. I am a national and international speaker on Knee surgery and Sports Medicine.

Outside of Medicine, I remain a keen sportsman having played basketball and hockey at county and University levels.
Areas of expertise
My clinical expertise includes:
  • Ligament reconstruction of the knee and ankle.
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee, Ankle and toes.
  • Total and partial minimally invasive knee replacement surgery.
  • Revision Knee replacement surgery
  • Total Hip replacement surgery
  • Articular and Meniscal cartilage Transplantation in the knee
  • Patellar re-alignment surgery
  • Foot and Ankle injuries and surgery
  • Osteoarthritis treatment and surgery
  • Lower Limb Fractures
  • Knee injuries and fractures
  • Hip fractures
  • Sports Medicine and Injuries
Medico-legal experience
 I have been preparing medical reports since 1996 as a Registrar, Senior Registrar and Consultant.  I undertake about 600 reports per year.  My instructions are split about 50% claimant, 20% defendant and 30% single joint. I have attended medico-legal report writing and courtroom skills courses.  I have obtained City University Experts Certificate Diploma in March 2007. I have presented talks on Whiplash Injuries to a number of large PI solicitors firms in 2007/8.

My expertise includes:

  • Bony and Soft tissue trauma.
  • Whiplash injuries including Low velocity injuries.
  • Injuries of Hip, Pelvis, Knee and Foot & Ankle.
  • Clinical / Medical Negligence in Orthopaedic Surgery.
  • Fractures and Dislocations.
  • Sports Injuries.

I have previously been invited and acted as an expert in a mock court educational session by a Large Law Firm as part of their educational programme.

Key publications

Are you prepared to appear in court?
Court experience
I have been to court on 6 occasions. Two of these occasions were to provide factual information. The other four occasions were to provide expert evidence and opinion.
Time frame for delivery of reports
Within five working days
Fees (Please provide details of your fee structure - optional)
Negotiable, dependant on volume of instructions
UK regions covered
  • Cheshire
  • Greater Manchester
  • Lancashire