Mr Vinod Sharma

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MS Orth, MRCS, M Ch Orth, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

"Very friendly and welcoming team!"


Specialises in

  • Hip and knee replacement
  • Hip and knee arthroscopy
  • Joint pain injections
  • Joint manipulation treatment
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome surgery
I have been practicing as an independent consultant in the field of hip and knee surgery for more than 10 years. I have received training nationally, developing my knowledge and understanding to a variety of surgical techniques.I specialise in general orthopaedic surgery with specific interest in lower limb arthroplasty. I have a special interest in performing hip replacements through minimally invasive anterior approach, also known as AMIS or DAA.To date, I have performed over 1,100 joint replacements, over 375 knee arthroscopies and 150 forefoot surgical procedures, including Bunion correction and big toe arthritis.I am regular reviewer of scientific articles published in journals, such as the Journal of Royal College of Surgeons.I have always had a keen interest in Research and Audit. I have published widely on hip and knee surgery in numerous peer reviewed journals. I have presented my work at local, national and international meetings.
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General Medical Council Number: C4738839

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Vinod Sharma at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

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Spire Fylde Coast Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Osteoarthritis
Medico-legal

Qualification and professional memberships

FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) / Royal College of Surgeons / 2007
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma & Orthopaedics)
This qualification is the highest level qualification obtained in the UK and is achieved at the end of specialist education & training.


Professional memberships

British Medical Association

General Medical Council

Medical Defence Union


Professional leadership

Chair of the Journal Club at Furness General Hospital

Current NHS posts

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Personal profile

I like to spend my free time with my family (wife and daughter). I also enjoy travelling, fell walking, cricket and reading.

Contact information

Telephone 01253 308 031