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Friends & Family Test (Surgeon)
View comments left by patients on the BOFAS registry following treatment 
  • “Was very knowledgeable and professional”

  • “Always replying about any concerns. Very helpful and reassuring. Debbie the medical secretary is an angel and has the patience of a saint ”

  • “He is very calm and patient and happy to explain all the options and procedures. Put my mind at rest in a friendly way.  ”

  • “Very professional and easy to communicate with regarding diagnosis ”

  • “Would gave liked a catch up to see if the progress is going to plan ”

  • “My surgeon, during consultation, was very definite about what he considered the correct procedure should be which made me fell confident in his diagnosis.”

  • “I have been very happy with Dr Dev Mahadevan and his Secretary Deborah, I have received a very personal service.”

  • “My experience with Dev that he was knowledgeable, trusting and supportive. He wanted the best outcome for me and surgery was a later resort after trying less invasive methods first.”

  • “My consultant took the time to speak to me about the issues in my right foot and asked me what I wanted from the operation. I had every confidence in him from our very first meeting”

  • “He has been wonderful ”

  • “Very nice Surgeon and staff”

  • “ABSOLUTELY YES very caring and helpful I saw 2 surgeons before Dev and time was wasted and we just went round and round in circles”

  • “Highly capable understanding with a good sense of humour .Feel very fortunate to be under his care.”

  • “Excellent Doctor ”

  • “Superb operation performed”

  • “Has been outstanding from my initial consultations, on the day of my operation, a few hours after my operation & my follow up appointment when the sutures were taken out.”

  • “Mr Mahadevan was extremely knowledgeable, reassuring and supportive prior and post surgery.”

  • “Very professional...he obviously is very good at his work. Very amenable and reassuring ”

  • “Im still recuperating  ”

  • “The consultant's care and attention has been exemplory ”

  • “Only part way through recovery but impressed with level of information, calmness and professionalism so far. Not often that nurses comment on how good a surgeon is and how well their patients tend to recover”

  • “Although I am still in pain, it is much less than it was prior to the surgery ”

  • “Procedure out performed my expectations”

  • “All been fairly simple at the moment, no hickups yet and the area isn't too painful.”

  • “Mr Mahadevan is an excellent consultant clearly very experienced and knowledgable. Throughout my ongoing treatment I have always felt reassured and always have absolute confidence in the stages of treatment, and have appreciated the personable and empathetic approach. I would recommend anyone requiring any procedures that they can have absolute confidence in the advice and recommended procedures. ”

  • “excellent care throughout”

  • “Everyone told me this op was very painful, but I had no pain. I followed advice and rested completely for the crucial first month and I seem to have reaped the benefit of that by being able to return to my usual activities by building them up gradually, doing a little more evey day. I resumed tennis after 2 months and skiing after 4 months with no adverse effects.”

  • “I was disappointed that my consultant only did a over the phone 2nd consultation following my surgery but this was understandable duE to COVID but still disappointed- he has also promised me a follow up appointment but I still have not heard and as doctors are now seeing patients I hope for a call. ”

  • “Very professional, easy to ask questions”

  • “Mr Mahadevan was great throughout the process and I believe I will be very happy with the final results.”

  • “Devendra Mahadevan is a fantastic surgeon and has been an absolute pleasure throughout all of my consultations - I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him or his services to anyone who required similar surgery.”

  • “Yes, Dr Mahadevan was extremely good, kind and did an excellent job on my right foot and a very good job on my left foot (it just hasn't healed as well as the right foot)”

  • “Very helpful, answers any questions you have and explains things clearly”

  • “He was the 3rd consultant seen and the one who listened and answered be honestly and truthfully. I now have a perfectly aligned foot and am able to do considerably more than I was before. I saw him the year before I had the operation and he allowed me to make a decision based on the information given to me and when I was ready we proceeded with the surgery. I felt like I could trust him to do the right thing by me.”

  • “Friendly and very knowledgable ”

  • “Excellent surgeon. Very professional. Takes time to explain things clearly to you. Approachable. Caring. ”

  • “Excellent care and advice from my initial appointment.”

  • “Thorough and friendly”