Mr Kapoor is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with sub specialist expertise in spinal surgery, where my care utilises modern non-operative and operative techniques.
Mr Kapoor's areas of expertise and interest are minimally invasive (key hole) spinal surgery such as microdiscectomy, X-Stop surgery for spinal stenosis, cement augmentation of painful spinal fractures, back pain treatment such as injections and surgery including fusions, disc replacements, and spinal stabilisation with non-fusion (motion preserving) devices such as the Wallis ligament and disc replacement.
Most of Mr Kapoor's surgical training was around the south coast of England with senior registrar training in Southampton University Hospital. Mr Kapoor spent the first 4 years of the training programme covering all aspects of orthopaedic and trauma surgery, and have dedicated the last 3 years entirely to spinal surgery. Mr Kapoor's expertise in spinal surgery was attained from holding the national spinal fellowship post at the Leeds spinal unit, an internationally renowned spinal unit, under the supervision of Professor Bob Dickson, Mr Peter Millner (St James Hospital, Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery) and Mr Jerry Towns at Leeds General Infirmary (Neurosurgery).
Mr Kapoor is actively involved in teaching and research, my NHS practice is based at Stepping Hill Hospital which is an NHS Foundation Trust in Stockport Cheshire.Since my substantive Consultant appointment in 2005. Mr Kapoor has been actively involved in developing and expanding the spinal services both in the NHS and the private sector in the Cheshire area.