Consultant Profile

Mr Manoj Sood

Mr Manoj Sood BSc; FRCS (Eng.); FRCS; (Tr. & Orth.)
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Medico-legal
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:
  • Knee and Hip Arthroscopy (“key-hole” surgery)
  • Joint Replacement Surgery: Hip replacement (mini-incision, cemented, uncemented and resurfacing),Knee replacement (partial knee replacement surgery)
  • Revision (“redo”) hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Joint Preservation Surgery: Osteotomies around the knee for early arthritis,Cartilage transplantation, KineSpring device
  • Sports injuries & Sports injury surgery: ACL reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Forefoot surgery (including modern “bunion” surgery)
Research interests:
  • Partial knee replacement outcomes
  • Complex revisions of hip replacements
  • Cartilage repair
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Bedfordshire

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

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow British Orthopaedic Association
Fellow Royal Society of Medicine
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary telephone number:
01234 490 015
Private secretary fax:
0845 003 8907
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Out-patient clinics held on Friday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Manoj Sood has been practising Orthopaedic Surgery for 17 years and has been in consultant practice for 9 years. He studied medicine at Guys Hospital Medical School, gaining a BSc (Hons) degree before graduating MBBS in 1992.  He undertook higher training in Orthopaedics and Trauma at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore and its associated hospitals.  He was appointed lecturer to the Professorial Unit at the RNOH and further developed his interest in hip and knee surgery during this post, training in complex and revision joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgery, ligament reconstruction and cartilage transplantation.

He undertook further higher training as a Senior Fellow in Hip and Knee surgery both in the UK and in two Centres of Excellence in North America, where he worked with internationally renowned surgeons.  At the world famous Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, he worked with Dr Dan Berry and at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto he trained under Prof Alan Gross.  He gained additional experience in managing the most complex hip and knee cases.

Mr Manoj Sood holds an NHS Consultant appointment specialising in hip and knee surgery and he runs a specialist hip and knee replacement and revision service and arthroscopic knee and hip surgery service.  He has a particular interest in rapid recovery after hip and knee replacement surgery.  Mr Sood has performed over 2,000 hip and knee replacements and over 200 revision hip and knee replacements.

Mr Sood has also trained in hand and forefoot surgery, and performs this regularly.

Mr Sood remains active in teaching, clinical research and development of new techniques and surgical instruments.  He is involved in teaching the next generation of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has published and presented numerous research papers at national and international meetings.  He is a faculty member on a number of post-graduate courses and an instructor on a number of hip surgery training courses.

Personal profile:

Mr Sood is married with a young family. He is a keen drummer and also enjoys spending significant amounts of time (and money) maintaining his 1978 Fiat Spider 124 Pininfarina.

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Mr Manoj Sood

Mr Manoj Sood Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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