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Mr Senthil Kumar

Associate Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon

Senthil Kumar is an Associate Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon who treats e-Referral (NHS) patients at Sulis Hospital Bath. He sees both knee and shoulder patients.

Senthil Kumar qualified as a doctor from the University of Madras in 1991. He came to the UK in 1995 and undertook his FRCS qualification in 1999. He came to Bath in 2000 and trained at the Royal United Hospital in orthopaedics and developed an interest in knee and shoulder surgery having worked under the direction of Mr Pozo and Mr Gregg-Smith.

Having developed expertise in all forms knee arthroscopy and knee replacement Senthil Kumar also developed a special clinical interest in arthroscopic shoulder surgery including stabilization procedures.

He undertakes knee and shoulder arthroscopy and performs primary and complex knee replacement surgery.

Senthil Kumar continues with a trauma practice at the Royal United Hospital, in particular specialising in surgery for complex fractures of the shoulder.

Treatments

  • Knee arthroscopy

  • Knee replacement surgery

  • Meniscal repair surgery

  • Rotator cuff surgery

  • Shoulder replacement surgery

  • Shoulder stabilisation (Bankart repair)

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Additional information about Mr Senthil Kumar

Mr Kumar is married with two boys and enjoys a good family and work balance. He is a keen golfer and had recently won a few medals at competitions to add to his collection. He is also a keen runner and takes part in half marathons raising funds for local charities. He enjoys mountain walking with friends and has completed a few Brecon Beacon challenges. He also loves skiing.

Associate Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.

1991

Total knee replacement

Knee arthroscopy and meniscal repair

Arthroscopic shoulder decompression

Arthroscopic cuff repair

Arthroscopic stabilisation of the shoulder

Mr Kumar is really involved with teaching 6th form students during regular conferences. As part of this programme he shows surgical operations such as joint replacement to students. These operations are transferred via a camera to a lecture theatre on a live stream.

He is also a schools Ambassador for the Royal United Hospital and a member of the widening participation team which involves visiting various schools and colleges in BANES and talking to students about their career development.

British Association of surgeons of the knee (BASK)

British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)

Medical Defence Union (MDU)

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01225 569 106 from 8am to 7pm during the week and from 9am to 1pm on Saturday.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships on your left take the first exit on the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then take the first left into Foxcote Avenue and the Bath Business Park. Sulis Hospital is located immediately on your right hand side and the entrance is opposite the entrance to Mercedes-Benz.

Parking

A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.