Mr Ashvin L Pimpalnerkar

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder & Elbow

About me

Mr Pimpalnerkar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Heart of England Foundation Trust and Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust, Sutton Coldfield.

Having completed his higher training in orthopaedics within the West Midlands Mr Pimpalnerkar completed to advanced surgical fellowships; the first in knee surgery (joint replacement and sports injuries) at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, the second in sports surgery at the Sports Medicine Centre, Calgary, Canada.

Apart from general orthopaedics he specialises in sports surgery performing open and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and ankle as well as joint arthroplasty and cartilage grafting procedures.

Mr Pimpalnerkar is the honoury club surgeon from Walsall Football Club and a number of other sporting teams in the region.

Professional bodies of which Mr Pimpalnerkar is a member include the British Orthopaedic Association, World Orthopaedic Concern and the British Associaltion of Knee Surgery.
Whilst in Canada Mr Pimpalnerkar worked with the Calgary Flames, a professional Ice Hockey team in the NHL.

Until recently Mr Pimpalnerkar was a member of HM Forces and a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy, he has now retired from these duties.

Mr Pimpalnerkar has had papers published in international journals and lectures at national and international meetings. He is an international appraiser for Orthopaedic Surgeons in Europe including Romania and assesses surgical skills of orthopaedic surgeons in knee and shoulder surgery at the Foisor Institute in Bucharest

Areas of interest

Knee and shoulder surgery; Sports injuries and surgery; Knee replacement including computer assisted navigation; Cartilage repair and transplant; Shoulder resurfacing and replacement; Hip resurfacing and replacement; Ankle surgery; Minimal access / invasive surgery;

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Procedures completed

  • W8500

    Multiple arthroscopic operation on knee (including meniscectomy, chondroplasty, drilling or microfracture) - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (5-50)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W4200

    Complex primary total knee replacement (i.e. including bone graft, augmentation or osteotomy) - (5-50)

  • T7481

    Autologous blood injection for tendinopathy with/without dry needling and ultrasound guidance - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • AA663

    Injection of viscosupplementation into joint (with or without x-ray control) - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W7872

    Arthroscopic arthrolysis of shoulder contracture +/- manipulation/injection - (1-5)

  • W2830

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

  • W1940

    Primary open reduction of short bone with fixation (including intra-articular) - (1-5)

  • W5810

    Patella resurfacing (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

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