Kunal is one of the leading senior orthopaedic surgeons throughout South Manchester
and Cheshire. With the intricate procedures and delicate design, Kunal has a specific interest in everything to do with the human hand, specifically wrist surgery and trauma to the hand and wrist.
It’s a specialist area that Kunal is not only fascinated with but dedicated to —
dedicated to finding the best treatments and the most suitable solutions to
help with ALL hand and wrist conditions. Kunal has been a consultant
since 2010, specialising in the discipline of upper limb surgery, all with
a primary interest in hand surgery.
As well as Orthopaedic consultant at NHS Foundation Trust in Stockport, Kunal also consults privately at The Wilmslow Hospital, HCA Healthcare.
Kunal completed his Masters in Orthopaedic Engineering at Cardiff University (one of
the most sought-after universities that specialise in the field of hand and
wrist education), finishing his thesis based on wrist fractures. In particular
focusing on the creation of a 2-Dimensional FE model, of distal radial fracture
healing, examining the characteristics of the fracture anatomy, and relating
them to the function and clinical outcome.
The research and information contained within the thesis have led to a
prize-winning presentation, providing exemplar research on wrist fractures,
trauma, and surgery. Kunal also hopes that this initial thesis will provide a
basis for further work in the future.
Kunal regularly presents his research, thesis work, and practices at both national
and international conferences speaking from his own learnings, experience, and
teachings. At the cutting edge of new treatments and developments, Kunal’s work
continues to be published in leading medical journals on an international
Kunal is a firm believer that every day is an opportunity to learn from each other,
to stay abreast of progress, and to stay at the cutting edge of new treatments
offered to patients – because of this, Kunal has a keen interest in teaching at
Kunal is regularly involved in the training of Registrars and, in addition, is
responsible for the organisation of hand surgery teaching for the Registrars in
the North West. Currently, Kunal holds an esteemed Honorary Lecturer post at
the University of Manchester, for his involvement in medical student teaching,
and is the lead clinician for the Hand Surgery Teaching Module in the North
As a consultant, Kunal is responsible for the departmental teaching of undergraduate
medical student teaching. These sessions are extremely popular with students
and focus on teaching final year medical students the fundamentals of
Taking this a step further, Kunal also runs revision lectures in Orthopaedics in the
run-up to final exams.
When not at work, Kunal moves away from exploring the intricate condition of tennis
elbow, for a game of tennis himself.
However, travelling and exploring new places with his family as well as coaching his
son’s cricket team are two of the most favourite activities Kunal likes to
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
Hand Surgery, Wrist Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Wrist Arthroscopy, Dupuytren's Disease, Injection Therapy, Ganglions, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Sports Injury
to Hand & Wrist, Fractures, Joint Injury, Tumours, Trigger Finger, Trigger
Thumb, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Scaphoid Fracture, Skiiers Thumb (Ulnar
Collateral Ligament Injury), Distal Radius Fracture (Wrist Fracture), Thumb
Arthritis, Wrist Arthritis, Finger Joint Replacement, Trapeziectom, De
Quervain's Disease, Wrist Replacement, Wrist Fusion, Wide Awake Hand Surgery,
Osteoarthritis of the Thumb, Osteoarthritis of the Fingers, Tendon Injuries,
Mucous Cyst, Complex Hand Reconstruction, Wrist Pain, Kienbocks, Golfers Elbow,