Devendra Mahadevan, Specialist Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Reading, Berkshire

BMBS, BMedSci, FRCS (Tr&Orth)


Dev Mahadevan is the Specialty Lead for Foot and Ankle surgery at Royal Berkshire Hospital and his private practice is based at Circle Reading, Berkshire Independent and Spire Dunedin Hospitals. He graduated from the University of Nottingham and completed his specialist Orthopaedic training in the East Midlands Deanery. Once qualified as an Orthopaedic Surgeon, he then undertook advanced subspecialty training in foot and ankle surgery at the renowned Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol. His major clinical interest is in arthroscopic and endoscopic (keyhole surgery) treatment of ankle and foot conditions.


Dev believes in a patient centred and outcome driven approach to managing foot and ankle pathologies. Patients can be reassured that most conditions can be effectively managed through non-operative treatment.


Bunion deformity

Ankle ligament injury

Sports injury

Foot and ankle arthritis

Tendon disorders

Toe deformity


Arthroscopic and endoscopic "keyhole" surgery


  • ​Clinical Director of Orthopaedic and Trauma surgery at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

  • Clinical Governance Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics (2021/2022)

  • Specialty Lead for Foot and Ankle surgery at Royal Berkshire Hospital

  • Scientific Committee of British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society


Dev Mahadevan is honoured to be elected into the Scientific Committee of the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. With a large portfolio of peer-reviewed research publications combined with national and international research presentations, he is well respected in this field. His particular research interest is on bunion correction, arthritis, Morton's neuroma and Achilles tendon disorders.

Dev has written book chapters in reputable textbooks including Musculoskeletal Injections and Alternative Options: A practical guide to 'what, when and how? and Essentials of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


Dev Mahadevan is very passionate about training the next generation of surgeons. He is an invited faculty member of several acclaimed orthopaedic courses including the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Principles Course and the Chesterfield, Sheffield and Derby FRCS (Tr&Orth) Clinical Examination Course. He is also the educational supervisor to several orthopaedic surgical trainees who train at Royal Berkshire Hospital. He has twice been nominated for Trainer of the Year by orthopaedic trainees from the Oxford and North West London deaneries.



Outside of work, Dev enjoys travelling, keeping fit and supporting Liverpool FC. In his younger years, he was a competitive track and field athlete and enjoyed his racquet sports.


  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

  • European Foot and Ankle Society

  • British Orthopaedic Association

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England

Dev Mahadevan's Research on Foot and Ankle
PHIN Dev Mahadevan Foot and Ankle
Dev Mahadevan Reading Foot and Ankle Unit
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