Mr Amit Kumar

Mr Amit Kumar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Manchester Hospital

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Treatment information

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


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Professional profile

I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery. I am a specialist managing arthritic conditions and I perform hip and knee replacements along with knee arthroscopy for meniscal and cartilage conditions. I also perform joint injections including steroid, platelet rich plasma and viscosupplementation (ostenil).

My sub-specialty interests include soft tissue lumps and bumps - so investigation of suspicious lumps.

I completed my medical degree at the Royal Free and University College London medical school in 2003 and undertook my early surgical training here 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 hospitals.

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.

I practice at Spire Manchester Hospital as well as their clinic in Hale, Cheshire.

Clinical Interests

Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Rheumatoid arthritis

Special Clinical Interests: Avascular necrosis of hip and knee; Cartilage defects; Hip replacement surgery; 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.

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Qualification and professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Central Manchester University NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust.

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Personal Profile

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

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Private contact details

Private secretary Ann Stephens
Private secretary telephone 0161 772 0961
Private secretary email