Mr Gunasekaran Kumar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MS Orth, FRCS, FRCSGlasg (Tr&Orth)

"I have enjoyed working in Spire Liverpool and am keen to continue improving my hip and knee replacement practice here."


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I started as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals in 2011. My speciality interests include primary and revision total hip replacement, primary knee replacement, and knee arthroscopic debridements. I have also undertaken pelvic and acetabular fracture surgery and complex lower limb trauma surgery.

I also undertake lower limb trauma surgery at Aintree University Hospital. I co-founded the Liverpool Metastatic Bone Disease Service (LiMBS) that specialises in surgical management of patients with metastatic bone disease of long bones – endoprosthetic replacements, complex joint reconstructions and bone stabilisation procedures.

I am clinical lead for elective orthopaedics at Broadgreen Hospital liaising between Hospital management and clinical colleagues to provide a high class efficient service for patients.

As part of medical teaching, I supervise medical students from University of Liverpool and specialist trainees in Trauma and Orthopaedics from Northwest Deanery. I also teach in regional and national FRCS courses. As well as this, I am a faculty member of AO Trauma.

I have undertaken various clinical projects. I was appointed Principal Investigator at Royal Liverpool University Hospital for a multicentre randomised control trial on surgery for femoral neck fractures. I have presented various clinical reports nationally and internationally and published in peer reviewed journals.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gunasekaran Kumar at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - hip and knee

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Additional information

Hip surgery
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery

MBBS / Madras Medical College / 1994
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

AO Trauma

British Medical Association

British Orthopaedic Association

British Orthopaedic Oncology Society


Professional leadership

Clinical Director for Elective Orthopaedics at Broadgreen Hospital


Journals

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

I enjoy my leisure time by playing cricket and badminton.