Mr Amit Kumar

Mr Amit Kumar

Consultant Orthopaedic and Oncological Surgeon

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Hip and knee replacement (inc MAKO)
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Lumps Clinic
  • Soft tissue and bone tumours inc sarcoma
  • Skeletal metastatic disease

Also available for:

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I specialise in hip and knee surgery, namely managing arthritic conditions and perform Mako robot-assisted total hip and knee replacements. The Mako robot offers increased precision, reduced pain levels and a faster recovery time to patients.

I also perform arthroscopy for meniscal and cartilage conditions, and injections including steroid, platelet rich plasma and viscosupplementation

My sub-specialty interests include musculoskeletal tumour surgery namely soft tissue lumps/swellings and metastatic bone disease. I have set up a rapid access lumps clinic at Spire Manchester Hospital, providing a one stop facility of investigation of a lump anywhere on the body.

I completed my medical degree at the Royal Free and University College London Medical School in 2003 and undertook my early surgical training in the North West. My specialist postgraduate training in trauma and orthopaedics was in the East Midlands (South) T&O rotation. I subsequently completed fellowships in lower limb arthroplasty and sarcoma in Leicester, Nottingham and Wrightington Hospital

During the consultation I always ensure the patient is at the centre of the decision making process, answering any questions they may have. I regularly collect outcome data and my practice is evidence based including regular positive reviews from patients.


General Medical Council Number: C6076314

Treatment information

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

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Additional information

Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Rheumatoid arthritis

Special clinical interests: avascular necrosis of hip and knee; cartilage defects; hip injections; joint pain treatment (joint injections); knee arthroscopy; knee meniscal tears; knee replacement – total; computer navigated, patient specific, minimally invasive hip replacement surgery; ostenil injections; patellofemoral replacement; soft tissue lumps; tendinitis; unicompartmental knee replacement.

BSc (Hons) / UCL / 2001
Bachelor Science in Orthopaedic Science

MBBS / UCL / 2003
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MRCS / Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh / 2007
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

FRCS Ed / Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh / 2014
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association

British Hip Society

British Association for Surgery of the Knee

British Orthopaedic Oncology Society

British Sarcoma Group

Professional leadership

Clinical Director of sarcoma, greater Manchester cancer – my position as clinical director enables me to ensure that patients with suspicious lumps and bumps or suspected sarcoma and promptly managed as per greater Manchester CANCER pathway guidelines.
Clinical lead for metastatic bone disease Manchester university hospitals

Central Manchester University NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust.

I am a keen cricket and hockey player. I enjoy travelling, teaching and getting involved in charity events - particularly with Sarcoma UK.

Private secretary Ann Stephens
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