The London Hospital Medical College
Mr Sunil Kumar was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2000, with a special interest in all aspects of knee surgery and sports injuries. Mr Kumar undertook his medical training at the London Hospital Medical College, gaining his MBBS in 1989. Following full registration, he undertook his basic surgical training in the London region and obtained his Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He subsequently undertook his specialist orthopaedic training between 1994 and 2000 on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Training Programme where he was awarded the prestigious Johnson and Johnson Arthroplasty Fellowship. Upon completion of his training he undertook a specialist knee and sports trauma fellowship in New Zealand & Australia in 1999.
Mr Kumar took up his post as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in knee surgery at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust in 2000 and was Clinical Director for the Musculoskeletal Service between 2010 and 2012. He is an active Faculty Member of Knee Surgery Training Courses and has been on the National Trainee Appointment Committee.
Mr Kumar also has a particular interest in sports injuries and has treated sports men and women at various levels. He also holds a prestigious FIFA diploma in football medicine. He works closely with numerous sports physiotherapists and is also working with surgeons around the country in developing new techniques in arthroscopic knee surgery. He has developed rapid rehabilitation programmes associated with meniscal surgery, traumatic osteochondral lesions requiring repair, cartilage transplantation, anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, along with multi ligament injury stabilisation.
For the young arthritic knee, there are various arthroscopic procedures and minimally invasive unicompartmental knee replacement. He also offers the latest in knee replacement surgery, including the bespoke 3D printed personalised total knee replacements.
More recently, Mr Kumar has been exploring the latest in biological regenerative solutions, including stem cell therapies for osteoarthritis.
Mr Kumar is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee at Spire London East Hospital and Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, British Medical Association (BMA), Royal College of Surgeons (England and Ireland), British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) and British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association (BOSTA)
Spire Hartswood Hospital, Eagle Way Brentwood, CM13 3LE
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The Holly Private Hospital, High Rd Buckhurst Hill, IG9 5HX
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Spire London East Hospital, Roding Lane South, Ilford, Essex, IG4 5PZ
0208 709 7773