Consultant Profile

Mr Sunil Kumar

Mr Sunil Kumar MBBS (Con), FRCS (Eng), FRCSI, FRCS (Tr+Orth), Dip Sports Med (Ed)
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital, Spire Roding Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:
  • All aspects of knee surgery including:
      minimally invasive partial and total knee replacements
      custom knee replacements
      cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Sports injuries
Research interests:

Cartilage transplantation, computer navigated/guided joint replacement

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

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

Member of British Orthopaedic Association
Member of British Association for Surgery of the Knee
Member of British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma Association
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
Member of the British Medical Assocation

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01277 266 766
Private secretary:
Mrs Jane Portsmouth
Private secretary telephone number:
0208 709 7773
Mr Kumar consults at Spire Hartswood Hospital on Monday evenings, Wednesday afternoons and Saturday mornings.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Sunil Kumar is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, Essex and Spire Roding Hospital in Redbridge, Essex, offering specialist private knee surgery and general orthopaedic surgery in our clean and comfortable private hospitals.

Sunil Kumar is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a particular interest in sports injuries and has treated sports men and women at various levels. He works closely with numerous sports physiotherapists, and is also working with surgeons around the country in developing the exciting new field of arthroscopic knee surgery.

Mr Kumar trained at the London Hospital Medical College, qualifying in 1989 and undertook his orthopaedic training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, followed by specialist knee and sports trauma fellowships in New Zealand and Australia.

He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2000, and his NHS practice is at Queen's Hospital, Romford and King George Hospital, Goodmayes. He has been clinical director for the musculoskeletal service and is an active faculty member of knee surgery training courses and trainee appointment committees.

Within sports injuries, Mr Kumar has developed rapid rehabilitation programmes for traumatic osteochondial lesions requiring repair cartilage transplantation, anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction along with multi-ligament stabilisation.

Mr Kumar also offers the latest in knee replacement surgery, including the much publicised 'gender specific' knee replacement.

Sunil Kumar is available for consultations for children aged 5 and above.

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Mr Sunil Kumar

Mr Sunil Kumar, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Spire Hartswood private hospital, Brentwood, Essex

Patient testimonal

"I cannot fault Hartswood and would recommend anyone to go there and get treated. Your health is worth investing in.”
Read about the experience of one of Mr Kumar's patients who had knee replacement surgery at Spire Hartswood hospital

"The nursing care was the best I have ever experienced"
Read Mr Hemming's letter of thanks to Spire Hartswood Hospital and Mr Kumar.

"My operation has been life-changing"
Read Mr Wiseman's letter to the Matron


"Clean and safe at Hartswood Hospital." - Read more about the new Sterile Services Department (SSD),  the Hospital's latest investment story featuring Mr Kumar.

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