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Mr Amit Kumar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc (Hons) MBBS (Lond) MRCS PgCert FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth)

Practises at: The Alexandra Hospital, The Highfield Hospital

Amit Kumar Orthopaedics

Personal profile

Mr Amit Kumar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery. He is a specialist at managing arthritic conditions, and performs hip and knee replacements, along with knee arthroscopy for meniscal and cartilage conditions. Mr Kumar can also perform joint injections including steroid, platelet rich plasma and viscosupplementation (ostenil).

His sub-speciality interests include soft tissue lumps and bumps and the investigation of suspicious lumps, such as sarcoma. 

Mr Kumar is the Director of Manchester Lumps Clinic - a lumps and bumps service offering a one-stop lump clinic with same day investigations to investigate any lumps on the limbs or trunk. He also runs a One Stop Knee Clinic. Other interests include bone lesions and metastatic bone disease.

Mr Kumar completed his medical degree at The Royal Free and University College London Medical School in 2003 and undertook early surgical training in the North West. His specialist post-graduate training in Trauma & Orthopaedics was in the East Midlands (South) T&O rotation. He completed fellowships in Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Sarcoma in Leicester, Nottingham and Wrightington hospitals.

During a consultation, he always ensures the patient is at the centre of the decision making process, answering any questions they may have. He regularly collects outcome data and his practice is evidence-based.

Clinical interests

  • Hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Metastatic bone disease
  • Soft tissue lumps

Professional memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Oncology Society
  • British Sarcoma Group
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh