Mr Sunil Kumar

Mr Sunil Kumar

MSK Orthopaedics Ltd

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 03327618


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Knee
  • Sports


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

About me

Mr Sunil Kumar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon , with a special interest in all aspects of knee surgery and sports injuries. Mr Kumar undertook his medical training at the London Hospital Medical College, gaining his MBBS in 1989. Following full registration, he undertook his basic surgical training in the London region and obtained Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He subsequently undertook specialist orthopaedic training between 1994 and 2000 on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Training Programme where he was also awarded the prestigious Johnson and Johnson Arthroplasty Fellowship. Upon completion of his training he undertook a specialist knee and sports trauma fellowship in New Zealand & Australia in 1999.

Mr Kumar took up his post as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with an interest in knee surgery at Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust in 2000 where he was also Clinical Director for the Musculoskeletal Service. He is an active Faculty Member of Knee Surgery Training Courses and has been on National Trainee Appointments Committees. In 2021, he moved on from a Full-Time to Honorary Contract position with Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and continues to provide NHS & private treatments via Spire London East Hospital, Spire Hartswood Hospital, Nuffield Health The Holly Hospital and Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.

Mr Kumar has a particular interest in sports injuries and has treated sports men and women at various levels. He holds a prestigious FIFA diploma in football medicine and a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He works closely with numerous sports physiotherapists and is also working with surgeons around the country in developing/trialing new techniques in arthroscopic (keyhole) knee surgery. He has developed rapid rehabilitation programmes associated with meniscal surgery, traumatic osteochondral lesions requiring repair, cartilage transplantation, anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and focal/partial knee replacements.

For the young arthritic knee, there are various arthroscopic procedures and minimally invasive unicompartmental (partial) knee replacements. He also offers the latest in knee replacement surgery, including the bespoke 3D printed personalised total knee replacements. He is also trained in Robotic knee surgery.

More recently, he has been exploring the latest in biological regenerative solutions, including stem cell therapies for osteoarthritis.

Mr Kumar is a member of the Medical Advisory Committees at Spire London East Hospital and Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital.

Areas of interest

Osteoarthitis; Joint hypermobility; Knee; Lower limb disorders; Sports injuries; Joint re-surfacing; Leg; Knee pain; Leg pain; Rugby injuries; Stress fractures; Meniscal disease; Meniscal repair; Joint pain; Arthroscopy; Joint replacements; Knee replacement surgery; Ligament reconstruction including anterior cruciate ligament; Knee surgery; Cartilage repair and regenerative procedures; Knee arthroscopy; Lower limb arthroplasty; Arthroplasty; Joint injection; Anterior knee pain; Football injuries; Degenerative knee disorders

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