Mr A J Shyam Kumar - Orthopaedics - Fulwood Hall Hospital

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Mr A J Shyam Kumar - Orthopaedics

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Clinical interests


Orthopaedic surgery- upper limb
Shoulder surgery
Elbow surgery
Upper limb surgery

Clinical Interests
Shoulder arthroscopy, arthroscopic decompression, Arthroscopic ACJ excision, Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, Elbow arthroscopy, Elbow instability and stiffness
Arthroscopic Bankart’s repair for instability, Arthroscopic capsular release for frozen shoulder.
Shoulder arthroplasties: Total shoulder replacement, Shoulder resurfacing, Pectoralis major transfer for anterior cuff deficiency ,sports injuries to the upper limb.
Latarjet procedure for open repair of shoulder instability and failed Bankart’s.
Proximal biceps tenodesis for ruptured long head of biceps, Repair of Distal biceps rupture, Repair of Pectoralis major rupture.
Elbow stiffness , instability, arthroscopy of the elbow , total elbow replacement, tennis elbow release, Total elbow replacement, Platelet rich plasma injection for tennis elbow.
Clavicle fractures and non-unions: open reduction and internal fixation. Arthroscopic and Mini open tightrope fixation for Acromioclavicular joint injuries and lateral end unstable clavicular fractures.
General upper limb surgery including carpal tunnel decompression, trapeziectomy , Dupuytren’s release, Trigger finger release, Wrist fusion etc

Academic background

Mr. Kumar did his higher specialist training in the Mersey deanery and the Welsh Trauma & Orthopaedic training schemes.
Upon obtaining the FRCS (Trauma & Orth) he has worked in the upper limb unit at Wrightington hospital. Subsequently he did a post CCT fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the prestigious shoulder and elbow unit at Northern General hospital, Sheffield. This has given him excellent exposure to a variety of shoulder and elbow conditions including primary and revision in a tertiary referral centre

Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British elbow and Shoulder society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Medical Defence Union

FRCS (Trauma &Orth), FEBOT (Fellowship of the European Board of Orthopaedics &Trauma), FRCS Ed,M.S (Orth), DNB (Orth)

NHS base

Royal Lancaster Infirmary

Clinic Times

Alternate Tuesday am

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