Consultant Profile

Mr Vijay Kamath

Mr Vijay Kamath MS(Orth) MSc(Orth) MCh(Orth) MRCS Ed FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery , Capsular Release , Subacromial decompression
Rotator Cuff Shoulder Surgery,
Shoulder  replacement including resurfacing arthroplasty

Tennis Elbow , Golfers Elbow , Elbow Arthroscopy , Ulnar Nerve release ,Ligament repair
Elbow Replacement

Arthroscopy of  Wrist including repair and debridement of TFC Tears
Scapholunate ligament repair ,Distal Radio ulnar joint problems ,Kienbock’s disease
Limited Wrist Fusion, Wrist Denervation, Scaphoid non union surgery
Rheumatoid Hand  and Wrist Surgery
Base of thumb arthritis,Scapho Trapezio Trapezoid fusion
Dupytren’s Surgery,Dequervains surgery,MCP joint arthroplasty
Carpal Tunnel Surgery,
Excision Ganglion ,Trigger Finger

Research interests:

Carpal Tunnel Diagnosis and treatment
Shoulder Surgery and outcome measures


Current NHS and /or university posts:

Orthopaedic Consultant at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
British Medical Association
British Shoulder and Elbow Society
British Orthopaedic Association
Indian Orthopaedic Association
ATLS Instructor


Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Kamath works as a full time Consultant at Blackpool  Victoria  Hospital . His practice includes full range of problems in Hand & Wrist, Shoulder and Elbow.
He graduated from Osmania University ,India in 1990 and underwent post graduate training in Orthopaedics at Kasturba Medical College ,Manipal, India.He was awarded the Gold Medal as best outgoing resident and gained the Masters degree in Orthopaedics from Manipal University.
After Completing his Masters in Orthopaedics from Teesside University he was also awarded MCh(Orth) from Liverpool University.
After completing his MRCS from Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburugh in 2003 ,he did his specialist Registrar training from the Northern Deanery and was awarded his Intercollegiate Board Examination in Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery in 2008.He developed an interest in upper limb surgery whilst working at Wrightington Hospital and completed a Royal College Fellowship in Upper limb Surgery.As a travelling fellow he trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester USA .He is an ATLS instructor and has responsibility for teaching undergraduate medical students.
He lectures regularly on Courses and is actively involved in teaching and training surgeons.
He has brought a new approach to the Fylde coast by having one stop clinics for management of hand conditions like Carpal tunnel syndrome

Personal profile:

Mr Kamath is married to Anu and has two teenage children. His life revolves around his family and in his spare time he enjoys playing Badminton.
He is a patron of various charities such as ‘Little Drops’, who provide hearing aids for deaf children in India.
He has represented his college in cricket and has played for the B league in the past. However now his efforts are focused on coaching his son in cricket and is proud to see him play for the A team in school. He is known for his culinary skills, with his specialty being a South Indian cuisine. He also enjoys travelling the World and can speak five different languages.

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Mr Vijay Kamath

Mr Vijay Kamath Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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