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Mr Punwar graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine (London) in 2001 and was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at Torbay Hospital in October 2014. Elective Specialist interests include; Hip and Knee Arthroplasty, Sports Knee Injuries as well as minor Hand Surgery.
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 (http://thejointstudio.com.au).
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 (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Punwar+S).
Professional memberships and positions of responsibility
Rapid Recovery Lead, Torbay Hospital;
Honorary Secretary, South West Orthopaedic Club (www.swoc.co.uk); 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.
ATLS Provider and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Areas of interest
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty;
Unicompartmental Knee Replacement;
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery;
Minor Hand Surgery;
Trigger Finger release;
Carpal Tunnel release
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon
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