Mr Shah Punwar

Mr Shah Punwar

Shah Punwar Orthopaedics

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06028397

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Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Punwar graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine (London) in 2001 and completed his specialist orthopaedic training in Bristol. He was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at University Hospital Lewisham in September 2019. He is the current Clinical Director of the Lewisham&Greenwich NHS Trust orthopaedic unit. He previously spent 4 years as a Consultant at Torbay Hospital in Devon. Elective Specialist interests include; Knee and Hip Arthroplasty, Sports Knee Injuries, especially ACL reconstruction and meniscal surgery.

Mr Punwar understands how disabling hip and knee problems can be. He aims to provide safe, effective treatment to reduce pain and rapidly improve quality of life.

Academic background

Mr Punwar is a fellowship trained hip and knee specialist, with interests in both joint replacement and sports surgery, as well as general orthopaedic trauma. After basic surgical training in Kent and the London region, Mr Punwar completed his specialist orthopaedic training on the prestigious Bristol rotation. In 2013 he undertook a year of complex arthroplasty and sports injury training in Perth, Western Australia (

Mr Punwar has a postgraduate certificate in medical education and continues to publish and present academic papers. Please follow this link to access Mr Punwar's publication list (

Mr Punwar supervises and trains medical students and is a Honorary Senior Lecturer at King's College London.

Professional memberships and positions of responsibility

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Member of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine(UK); British Orthopaedic Association; Orthopaedic Trauma Society; Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Areas of interest

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty;
Unicompartmental Knee Replacement;
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery;
Meniscal Repair;
ACL Reconstruction;
Revision ACL Reconstruction;
Patella stabilisation;
Sports Injuries;
Complex knee trauma and periprosthetic fractures;
Revision Knee Surgery

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