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Professor Sanjiv Jari

Consultant Lower Limb and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon


Trauma and orthopaedics

Sub specialty

Lower limb surgery, sports medicine, ligament reconstruction, minimally invasive knee replacement, accelerated rehabilitation knee and ankle arthroscopy

Research Interests

ACL reconstruction, knee rehabilitation, articular cartilage transplantation, meniscal transplantation, total knee replacement, gait biomechanics and sports injuries


BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth), Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, Indiana, USA. Qualified in 1990.

NHS Base

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (Salford Royal Hospital)

Consulting address

The Wilmslow Hospital



Contact for appointments

Clare Wood

F: 01625 545 099


Professor Jari is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon and an Honorary Professor at The University of Bolton. His interests include keyhole surgery of the knee and ankle, ligament reconstructive knee surgery, cartilage transplantation in sports injuries and early arthritis and knee-cap surgery. In addition to sports surgery, Professor Jari has a large practice in arthritis surgery and specialises in minimally invasive total and half knee replacements together with using advanced contemporary non-surgical arthritis treatments including stem cell injections. 

Professor Jari trained in London and Manchester, following which he worked in the USA for a year at a prestigious sports medicine clinic. He was a Sports Medicine Consultant to the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester and also provided cover to the 2001 World Police and Fire Games in Indianapolis. Professor Jari was also a Medical Consultant to the USA Amateur Boxing Association. He has also currently been an Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Great British Olympic Wrestling squad and looks after and works with many elite professional and international teams and athletes in various sports including rugby, football,netball and basketball. 

Professor Jari's NHS practice (Salford Royal Hospital- University of Manchester Teaching Hospital) involves lower limb and trauma surgery. He has set-up a dedicated knee rehabilitation and triage service in conjunction with specialist therapists, which includes biomechanical ligament assessment using a KT-1000, a tool not generally available in the UK. He is also a member of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association (BOSTA) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

Professor Jari is an Honory Senior Lecturer in Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery at the University of Manchester. In addition he is also a national and international speaker on knee surgery and sports injuries. He has a number of ongoing research studies in various aspects of lower limb surgery. His research commitment has included supervision of post-graduate doctors undertaking higher degrees and Professor Jari regularly supervises medical students, sports rehab students and international medical students and fellows.

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