Consultant Profile

Mr Ashok Paul

Mr Ashok Paul MB BS, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Ed) Orth
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hand Surgery
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Medico-legal
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
    • Upper limb surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Joint replacements
Soft tissue sarcoma
Soft tissue tumours
Sports trauma

Research interests:

Soft tissue tumours
Sports injuries
Upper limb surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Senior Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary
Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester

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

British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopeadic Sports and Trauma Association
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Association of Surgery of the Knee
British Sarcoma Group

Part-time positions in Spire:

Orthopaedic Advisor to Spire Manchester Hospital and the Spire Group Medical Director, paid £12,000 per annum. Duties include advice on prosthesis compliance, clinical outcomes and infection rates of post op patients, support and opinions on clinical investigations of an orthopaedic nature, bi-ennial reviews of existing consultants. Additional services when required up to a maximum of 14 days per year (at £2,000 per day).

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2554
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 232 2554
Private secretary fax:
0161 232 2548
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Paul has treated orthopaedic and trauma cases since 1985 and has consulted at the Manchester Royal Infirmary since 1994. To date he has performed over 1000 hip replacements, 1200 knee replacements and carried out over 12,000 arthroscopic procedures on knees, shoulders, wrists, elbows and ankles and over 300 ACl reconstructions over a 25 year period in both his NHS and private practice.

Mr Paul was the chairman of the clinical governance committee at Manchester Royal Infirmary until 2005.  He is now the chairman of the medical advisory committee (MAC) at Spire Manchester Hospital.

Mr Paul's trauma experience is very wide and he is a trauma instructor. He is also a club surgeon for a premiership football club.

Mr Paul has published several orthopaedic and trauma papers and is interested in teaching and training junior surgeons.

His current research interests are in soft tissue sarcoma and trauma. Mr Paul is also an honorary clinical lecturer in orthopaedics and trauma at the University of Manchester.

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Mr Ashok Paul

Mr Ashok Paul

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