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Mr Winston Kim

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Specialist in Hip and Knee Surgery

MBChB, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practices at: The Alexandra Hospital

A photo of Mr Winston Kim

Winston Kim is a Hip and Knee Specialist who pioneered Robotic-Assisted lower limb surgery in the North West. He was the first to complete the triad of robot-arm assisted partial, total knee and total hip replacement in the North of England. He has one of the largest series of robotic-assisted hip and knee replacements (performed > 400 robot assisted hip and knee replacements, Sept 2021 data). The main focus of his practice is robot assisted total hip (MAKO, Stryker) and robot assisted knee (MAKO, Stryker) replacements. 

Mr Kim graduated MB ChB from the University of Aberdeen in 1996. He completed higher specialist training in the North West Rotation in England, obtaining the FRCS (Orth). He underwent a further one-year sub-specialist training in Vancouver, Canada. He was awarded the British Orthopaedic Foundation Travelling Fellowship visiting the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and the Hospital of Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, USA. He was recipient of the PLUS Award to the Radboud University Medical Centre in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Salford Royal University Hospital June 2006. He was an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in the University of Manchester and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford. He is currently in full time private practice at The Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle Hospital. 

His practice has a heavy emphasis on clear decision-making tailored to the individual patient, outcome analysis and feedback from patients and from a multi-disciplinary team. The goal is to ensure the best possible care and outcome for each patient, every time and first time. He is supported by his team at Manchester Hip and Knee Clinic. 

He has garnered several awards and prizes, including Prizes for Best Basic Science Research (Peter Mallimson Prize, Best Fellow Research Award UBC, Vancouver), Ronald Ravens Barbers Award, Current Concepts Foundation Scholarship and the Sir John Charnley Trust Award. He was awarded the Harvey Green Surgical Teacher Prize. He is a member of the British Hip Society (BHS) and British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK). 

  • Robot Arm Assisted Total Hip
  • Total Knee and Partial Knee replacements (MAKO, Stryker)

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Member of British Hip Society
  • Member of British Association for Surgery of the Knee

Mako robot case study

Melanie Holdcroft, a patient at BMI The Alexandra Hospital discusses her experience on having a Mako robot assisted hip replacement with Mr Winston Kim, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.

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