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Mr Mahadevan is an excellent consultant who immediately diagnosed my problem and provided the resolution. He made the whole process an enjoyable experience thanks to his professionalism and personal engagement throughout. Thank you Dev.

Oct 2021 - Zadek osteotomy

Mr Mahadevan is an amazing foot surgeon who sorted out an extremely complex issue. I highly recommend him and he gave me outstanding care. Excellent in manner and brilliant surgeon

Oct 2021 - MTPJ fusion

I always find Mr Mahadevan kind, easy to talk to, approachable, considerate in mutual, clinical decisions regarding management of a patient's condition. I would not hesitate to recommend Mr Mahadevan.

Oct 2021 - Tendinopathy

Mr Mahadevan was very precise in identifying the cause of the long lasting symptoms of my sprain and recommending both the most appropriate diagnosis and recovery plan. I am very satisfied with the result of my treatment.

Oct 2021 - Sprained ankle

I really appreciated my appointment with Mr Mahadevan. He gave me lots of time, explained everything and was really kind and friendly. I’d highly recommend him!

Sept 2021 - Tendinopathy

Dr. Mahadevan is a great doctor and freed me from a long time pain. He kept me calm during all the treatment and made everything sound easy. Thank you for being calm, kind and a great professional!

Sept 2021 - Morton's neuroma


Mr Mahadevan is an outstanding knowledgeable professional in his field, he made my daughter feel at ease and calm in preparing her for her surgery. I would not hesitate to recommend him to others in need of foot surgery.

Aug 2021 - Bunionette

Very thoughtful. Felt I was listened too. I felt I was included in decision making about diagnostics and future planning.

Aug 2021 - Bursitis

Mr Mahadevan was personable and approachable but informative and showing his expertise in his chosen foot surgery field. It is four months after my operation and my foot has healed really well and I can now enjoy wearing strappy sandals again - no more unsightly toe or bunion!

June 2021 - Cross-over toe and bunion

Dr Mahadevan is very professional and knowledgable. He answered all of my questions and made me feel at ease about my condition as well as the recommended treatment options. He carried out an aspiration of my cyst and although it didn’t solve the problem (as he predicted), I look forward to seeing him again to undergo surgery which was originally proposed.

June 2021 - Cyst on foot

Outstanding surgeon who fills you with confidence with his calm and professional nature from the very beginning. Having had this surgery before from another hospital that failed I was apprehensive but have to say the whole experience was amazing.

June 2021 - Broken foot

Incredibly knowledgeable and explained the injury and surgery that was required brilliantly. Put me at ease from the get go and I could not be happier with the outcome.

May 2021 - Pain at base of big toe - Cheilectomy required

Once he had X-ray and MRI results, Mr Mahadevan explained to me the issues they showed in a very friendly straightforward easy to understand way, and drew little diagrams to demonstrate. I was grateful for his kindness and reassurance, and particularly impressed by his readiness to "sign me off", no pressure for treatment, surgery, steroid injections - a 'leave well alone if not strictly necessary' professional approach. But - with the offer to get back to him if things longer term don't settle, for targeted steroid injections. Very glad to have sought his experience and advice.

May 2021 - Pain along arch sides feet, found to be due to joint deterioration

Mr Mahadevan is one of the most personable consultants I have ever met. He was so patient, knowledgeable, thorough, but more importantly, he was able to communicate technical information about my ankle in layman's terms. When I left the appointment, I felt that I really understood what was going on in my ankle. His advice was excellent and I have every confidence that by adhering to it, I will have less pain and more movement. Although my days of competitive sport are behind me, it was great to talk to someone with experience and understanding of it. At no point did I feel rushed and I felt that I could ask him any question without feeling in awe of the science! I cannot recommend him enough.

May 2021 - Ankle osteochondral defect

Excellent communicator, clearly a great understanding of his specialist subject.

May 2021 - Bone spur

I’ve found Mr Mahadevan extremely knowledgeable in his profession. I’ve been met with nothing but excellent medical advice, kindness and care, before and after my operation.

April 2021 - Arthritis

Knowledgeable, friendly, professional, reassuring.

April 2021 - Arthritis

I have seen a number of medical consultants over the years and I found Mr Mahadevan by far the easiest to deal with. He was extremely approachable. He took the time to answer all my questions and concerns and this gave me the confidence to have the operation.

April 2021 - Morton's neuroma

Mr Mahadevan was an excellent surgeon, he explained everything throughout each stage and has an excellent bedside manner.

Mar 2021 - Ligament reconstruction

I have no hesitation in recommending Mr Mahadevan. He is an excellent surgeon and takes the time to explore various options with you. He is very courteous, knowledgable, puts your mind at ease and answers all your questions in a way you can understand. Very professional service throughout.

Mar 2021 - Achilles tendinopathy

Mr Mahadevan was extremely professional. From my first appointment on meeting him he was very polite put me at ease. Explained to me what my problem was and the treatment he suggested was arranged by the secretary extremely quickly considering the very difficult times with the Coronavirus. Overall Mr Mahadevan is top in his field and a really I would recommend him. Very nice man and will go out of his way to help and advise you.

Mar 2021

Mr Mahadevan is very clear in his explanations. Extremely expert in his field. I trusted his judgement, delivered in a highly professional manner, with a good sense of humour, making you feel less anxious, and more confident moving forwards.

Feb 2021 - Tendinopathy

I would advise anyone who has a foot injury to contact Mr Mahadevan he not only cures your issues, but also takes a keen interest in your recovery.

Feb 2021 - Bunion & arthritis 

Mr Mahadevan had read my notes, he listened to me give further explanation at the first consultation and was keen to avoid aggressive intervention if it was not needed. He then offered a path for rehabilitation - which has worked. Would highly recommend a consultation if you are experiencing similar issues.

Feb 2021 - Achilles tendon problem


Mr M took the time to listen and then advise. Such a great quality, truly appreciated it. He was knowledgable and I felt safe in trusting his judgement.

Feb 2021 - Ankle injury

I found Mr Mahadevan to be knowledgeable, warm, friendly and professional. I am very happy with the surgery he performed on my foot, including the diagnosis, pre and post operative care. I would highly recommend him.

 Jan 2021 - Morton's neuroma

Mr Mahadevan made you feel at ease and explained everything very clearly. You felt he gave you time and listened to what you had to say. Would recommend him highly

Jan 2021

I felt confident that Mr Mahadevan completely understood the problems I was having with my feet. The treatment proposed was agreed and carried out very quickly with no problems. I would recommend Mr Mahadevan for foot and ankle surgery happily to anyone.

Dec 2020

I could not recommend Mr Mahadevan more highly. I was first referred to Mr Mahadevan under the NHS at Royal Berkshire Hospital as a specialist ankle consultant when my fractured ankle did not initially heal. He was the only doctor I had come into contact thus far who I felt had given me his full attention as well as being extremely keen to discuss all queries and questions I had, giving me knowledge and confidence about my injury and recovery prospects. Together we discussed my options with regards to treating my ankle and I felt extremely confident when the decision was made (jointly) to operate.......

Dec 2020

A charming helpful man who goes out of his way to help you. Very professional

Dec 2020

The whole experience of being treated by Mr Mahadevan has been outstanding. I was recommended by my orthotist to see Mr Mahadevan after seeing several other professionals with my Tibialis Posterior tendon difficulties. He instantly put me at ease with clear explanations of my options and giving me realistic expectations as to the recovery process. The whole process from the initial consultation, the surgery and the final consultation was superb and not only did I have a very positive outcome but felt very well looked after and valued throughout the process. I cannot thank Mr Mahadevan and his practice manager enough for their support throughout.

Oct 2020

In the moment of meeting Mr Mahadevan I was out at ease. His knowledge, professionalism and ease to talk to was second to none. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending him to anyone.

Oct 2020


Mr Mahadevan is a very kind and considerate doctor who I could not fault in any way. My overall care was excellent. All aspects of my experience from diagnosis to treatment to post treatment were excellent and of the highest standards.

Oct 2020

Mr Mahadevan was immediately engaging on first consultation. He knew exactly what to look for and the treatment required. The operation went very well with no side effects/ problems. The 5" scar left has practically disappeared. He is highly professional and I certainly would recommend him to anyone requiring treatment. Post operative consultation was very easy and I have full confidence in the work he has completed.

Sept 2020

I found Mr Mahadevan to be very charming. He has an easy friendly manner while maintaining a professional relationship. Mr Mahadevan explained everything in a way which was simple to understand and he explained the procedure at every step of the way. I would use Mr Mahadevan for future surgery and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for foot and ankle surgery

Aug 2020

Very professional and reassuring. Makes you feel relaxed and you just know you are in good hands

Aug 2020

Mr Mahadevan was clearly knowledgable and was genuinely interested in the best outcome for me rather than undertaking surgery prematurely

Aug 2020

Dev has a very charming and welcoming manner that helps you ease into each appointment. He's informal but professional and very courteous indeed. His knowledge is clearly extensive and he comes across as a genuine person who wants to help you get better

June 2020

Mr Mahadevan is an excellent surgeon/doctor, he explained my options when I had my initial consultation, my operation went very well and he was also outstanding. I can't fault him.

April 2020

Mr Mahadevan was a real gentleman dealing with my foot issue . He was very thorough with an examination of my foot and swift to review my MRI . Offered sensible and reassuring advice . Would recommend to others 100%

Mar 2020

Mr Mahadevan was approachable without judgement. He listened while I was talking and was thorough in his examination. He wanted me to get back to where I was with realistic goals and time frames. Very polite and professional. Straight talking with a great human touch.

Mar 2020

I have found Mr Mahadevan first class. Explaining the issues in a manner that is easy to follow and understand. The advice and direction / options available were clearly outlined. It is always a comfort and reassurance to deal with someone that does not only understand and deal with medical issues but also understands the person in front of them and how injuries affect them and to assist in all the necessary measures and rehabilitation. This is fantastic as it also give you as a patient the confidence in any injury that has been treated and also to notice symptoms and also to understand the rehab and why it is necessary.

Jan 2020

I found Mr Mahadevan to be extremely professional, friendly and approachable. I felt comfortable asking questions and he explained to me the details of the surgery to be undertaken in a clear manner. I have no hesitation in recommending him.

Nov 2019

Mr Mahadevan was approachable and explained treatment options in a way I could understand. I really appreciated the multidisciplinary approach to my care, I think that this contributed to the positive outcome for my surgery.

Nov 2019

A very open and helpful consultant who immediately put me at ease and provided me with excellent care throughout my experience. I would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone.

Nov 2019

Mr Mahadevan is a very specialized consultant in foot and ankle ( my ankle was my concern). He is very knowledgeable and he easily have found which problem do I have in my tendom. He is very approachable at the same time and he gave me a very good explanation

Oct 2019

I rate both his clinical and interpersonal skills very highly.

Oct 2019

Very professional, courteous and approachable. Highly recommend

Oct 2019

Excellent consultant. Very professional and understanding. Wants to help you get better.

Oct 2019

I was very impressed with my experience of consultation and follow up with Mr Mahadevan. He was personable, and gave clear explanations / recommendations regarding next steps and treatment.

Sept 2019

Mr Mahadevan has performed a very successful operation on what was apparently quite a bad fracture of my leg bones at the ankle. He took an unconventional approach addressing the problem from the back of the leg. I am very happy with the outcome and to have landed in his care.

Sept 2019

Great doctor would highly recommend

Aug 2019

I found Mr Mahadevan very approachable. He explained my procedure carefully and answered all my questions fully. I was pleased with my quick and virtually painless recovery and a very pleased with the result of my op. Mr Mahadevan has a gentle and reassuring manner which is very helpful if you are a nervous patient!

Aug 2019

Mr Mahadevan is extremely professional and committed to getting the best results/outcomes for his patients. He explained every step of the process clearly, was always available to help with any concerns you might have. Therefore, I was fully prepared for what happened at each stage. His sense of humour helped especially at moments of concern. Great surgeon whom I would highly recommend.

Aug 2019

Dev listened to my symptoms and arranged for an x-ray there and then. He gave me three possible causes, which we discussed and we agreed on the best way forward. I was impressed with his subject knowledge and his confidence in the best action to take. the procedure itself was quick and painless, with excellent follow up appointments too. he also gave sound advice and tips which I'm still using today.

Jul 2019

Mr Mahadevan is extremely professional, friendly and competent and I would not hesitate to recommend him.

Jul 2019

A friendly, confident, knowledgeable consultant with a refreshingly flexible and accommodating attitude.

Jul 2019

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Patient feedback 

The results of the survey so far.

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  • "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”

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

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

  • “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.”

  • “Friendly and very knowledgable ”

  • “excellent care throughout”

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

  • “Excellent Doctor ”

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

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

  • “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.”

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

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

  • “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”

  • “Thorough and friendly”

  • “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. ”

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

  • “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. ”

  • “He has been wonderful ”

  • “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”

  • “Was very knowledgeable and professional”

  • “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.”

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

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

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

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

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