Consultant Profile

Professor Amit Tolat

Professor Amit Tolat MB BS, MS, FRCS (Glasg), MCh Orth (Liverpool), DOrth, FRCS Orth (I), European Dipl Hand Surgery, Dip. Orthop. Engin. Cardiff,
Practicing at:
Spire Alexandra Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports medicine
Special clinical interests:

Carpal tunnel, dupuytren's contracture, ganglions, wrist arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, rotator cuff problems and tennis elbow. 

Research interests:

Hand and wrist biomechanics, locking plates and reverse shoulder arthroplasty in upper limbs.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medway Maritime Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Honorary Research Fellow, Kings College Hospital & University of London
Royal College Tutor for Orthopaedics.
Specialist Training Committee (STC) lead for KSS deanery.
Honorary Professor of Bombay University.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Orthopaedic Association
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Research Society
Member of SETSEG

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01634 662845/662822
Private secretary:
Anne Church
Private secretary telephone number:
07745 120785
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Tuesday 9am - 12pm and Friday 6:20 onwards
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Professor Tolat's clinical practice at Spire Alexandra Hospital will focus on common hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder conditions. His surgical expertise covers many common conditions such as carpal tunnel, dupuytren's contracture, tennis elbow, ganglion to arthroscopy of the wrist, elbow and shoulder. Other areas included surgery for arthritis of the thumb and joint replacement in the elbow and shoulder.

Professor Tolat is closely linked with the local university and has been a Royal College Tutor of Orthopaedics since 2009. He is currently on the Specialist Training Committee (STC) of KSS deanery at Medway Hospital. Professor Tolat received an honorary professorship at Bombay University in 2014.  

He trained as an orthopaedic surgeon at Nair University Hospital in Bombay, India and has subsequently spent ten-years training in the UK at centres of repute in Liverpool, Wigan and Sheffield. 

Professor Tolat gained the CCST in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Kings College, London, where in 2006 he also completed a Senior Clinical Fellowship in Hand and Upper Limb Surgery.

He has written a number of scientific papers on his research interests (see above) and maintains an academic profile with Honorary Fellowships at Kings and Imperial College, London.

Personal profile:

Professor Tolat dedicates most of his spare time in research and academic pursuits towards his career, however, outside medicine his hobbies include cricket, football and golf.

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Professor Amit Tolat

Professor Amit Tolat Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Chatham, Kent, private hospital specialist.

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