Mr Kumar Kunasingam: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Kumar Kunasingam

Kumar

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Ankle
  • Foot

About me

Mr Kunasingam grew up in Kent and trained in the South East of London and England. He is married with two children with whom he tries to make the most of any time outside work. He played college rugby and hockey to first team level and still plays club hockey when family time allows. His passion for sport nurtured his interest and qualification in Sports Medicine after completing his Medical and Orthopaedic training.

Medical and Surgical training -

Mr Kunasingam graduated in medicine from Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital known as United Medical and Dental Schools at the time with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Science in Experimental Pathology and Genetics.

After completing his house officer training in Tunbridge Wells he taught anatomy under Professor Harold Ellis at Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ medical school. He completed his basic surgical training in Sussex attaining his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons England.

He was then selected for specialist registrar training through the London deanery and South East Thames attaining his Diploma in Orthopaedics from the University of Brighton and his Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons England.

Specialist training -

Mr Kunasingam underwent specialist foot and ankle fellowship training at several centres in Sydney Australia which included the treatment of elite athletes and minimally invasive surgical techniques. On return to the UK he did a second fellowship in trauma surgery at the Kings College London major trauma centre.

Mr Kunasingam took up a consultant post and set up the foot and ankle unit at Croydon University Hospital. His practice covers all aspects of foot and ankle surgery striving for excellence using evidence based methods. He is an exponent of minimally invasive surgery allowing the majority of his cases to be performed as day case procedures. Kumar strongly believes communication is the key to successful treatment and believes in involving them this experience.

Areas of interest

Foot; Ankle; Trauma; Sports; Sports medicine; Minimally Invasive Surgery; MIS; MICA; Minimally invasive chevron Akin; Arthoscopy; Ankle arthroscopy; Achilles; Bunion; Toes; Toe; Soft tissue ankle; Soft tissue foot; Flat foot; Flat foot reconstruction; Bunions; Hallux valgus; Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery; Minimally Invasive Ankle Surgery; Morton’s neuroma; Metatarsalgia; Plantar fasciitis; Ankle sprains, Key hole surgery; Toe deformity corrections; Hammer toe; Mallet toe; Curly toe; Cartilage injuries; Ankle arthroscopy; Microfracture; OCD; Ankle fractures; Achilles; Achilles rupture; Achilles reconstruction; Achilles repair; Foot tendon injuries; Tendinopathy; Tendonitis; Tendonosis; Stress fracture; Foot arthritis; Ankle arthritis; Ankle fusion; Foot fusion; Foot fractures; Forefoot reconstruction; Foot reconstruction; Ankle pain; Foot pain; Sports injuries; Arthroscopy; Non-union fractures; Arthritis; Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Peroneal tendon; Ankle tendon, Podiatry

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Procedures completed

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic - (1-5)

    North Downs Hospital (1-5)

  • W0321

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (1-5)

    North Downs Hospital (1-5) Spire St Anthony's Hospital (1-5)

  • T6822

    Delayed or secondary repair of Achilles tendon with tendon or fascial graft - (1-5)

  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (1-5)

  • W8630

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle with either soft tissue procedure or bony +/or joint surface procedure (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

  • T6980

    Tenolysis, of flexor tendon (not otherwise specified) - (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

    North Downs Hospital (1-5)

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