Consultant Profile

Mr Rik Kundra

Mr Rik Kundra MBBS(Hons), FRCS(Tr&Orth), MFSEM(UK), Dip Sports Med
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital, Spire Parkway Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:
  •  total knee replacement (including customised replacements)
  • partial (unicompartmental) knee replacement
  • treatment of arthritis in the younger patient including non-surgical options
  • knee osteotomy – realignment surgery
  • keyhole surgery of the knee (arthroscopy)
  • knee meniscal repair
  • knee ligament reconstruction following sports injury including ACL
  • articular cartilage repair
  • anterior knee pain and kneecap problems
  • non-surgical and operative treatment of sports injuries
Research interests:
  • Clinical and functional outcomes following knee ligament surgery
  • Knee osteotomy techniques and outcome assessment
  • Knee cartilage repair techniques
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Deputy Training Programme Director (core surgical training), NHS Health Education 
Training Programme Director (Core Surgery- Orthopaedics), Health Education West Midlands
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer (University of Birmingham)
College Tutor, Royal College of Surgeons of England

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fellow of the Royal College Of Surgeons Of England
  • General Medical Council
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine (UK)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
Financial interests/shares:

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc. 

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 704 1451
Private secretary telephone number:
01922 721172 ext. 7137
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Rik is a graduate of Imperial College School of Medicine, London. He completed specialist training in trauma & orthopaedic surgery within the West Midlands Deanery. Here he developed a specialist interest in arthroscopy, knee surgery and sports injuries. 

In 2008 he became a full member of the UK Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine. 

He was elected to the Fellowship in trauma & orthopaedic surgery - FRCS(Tr&Orth) by the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2009. 

Rik has completed advanced clinical fellowships in both sports medicine and reconstructive knee surgery at the prestigious Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada. These fellowships were recognised by the University of Toronto and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. During the fellowships he also gained valuable experience treating elite athletes from the NBA basketball league. He is currently involved with the London 2012 Olympic Games as a Sports Medicine Doctor. 

Rik maintains an active involvement in teaching of trainee surgeons and has recently been an associate clinical tutor in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Warwick. He is currently Deputy Training Progamme Director for core surgical training in the West Midlands. He has published papers in multiple scientific journals and regularly presents at national and international meetings. 

His current practice is based in the West Midlands specialising in all aspects of knee surgery and sports injuries.

Personal profile:

In his spare time, Rik enjoys time with his family. He lives locally in Sutton Coldfield. Travelling is a big passion. He is also learning to play the acoustic guitar and plays golf when time allows.

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Mr Rik Kundra

Mr Rik Kundra Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Solihull, West Midlands, private hospital specialist.

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