Mr Sood is a leading Specialist Hip and Knee Surgeon who treats all Hip and Knee conditions and Sports injuries. He has been in Specialist Consultant Practice since 2004, and has trained internationally including in Centres of Excellence in North America (Mayo Clinic, USA and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto). Recognised as a Top Doctor by his peers, he is proud to have been awarded both the iWantGreatCare Certificate of Excellence in 2021 for delivering outstanding care and the Top Doctors Certificate of Excellence in 2020 for his high patient ratings. He has also been recognised by his NHS Trust by the award of 3 Clinical Excellence awards.
He is recognised as a hugely experienced doctor and a clear communicator. He believes in offering his patients individualised and excellent care with acccurate diagnosis and jargon-free explanations about their conditions. His wide experience means that he is able to deal with less common problems and can offer a wide range of treatment options tailored to each patient including those not involving surgery.
Patients can rest assured that, from their very first appointment, Mr Sood and his expert practice team will make the experience as efficient and smooth as possible and are always on hand to deal with any questions.
He believes passionately in reconstructing and preserving joints and in biological treatments but is also an expert hip and knee replacement surgeon with excellent outcomes. He has a referral practice deals with the most complex and challenging cases including replacements that have failed and need to be re-done.
Mr Sood qualified at Guys Hospital in London in 1992 and trained at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore where he was appointed Clinical Lecturer to the Professorial Unit. He undertook higher training in Hip and Knee Surgery in two centres of excellence in North America in 2004, where he trained under two of the best hip and knee surgeons in the world. At the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, he worked with Dr Dan Berry and at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto with Prof Alan Gross.
He has an NHS appointment at Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Bedford Hospital site) where he runs a Hip & Knee Unit dealing with the whole spectrum of cases.
Mr Sood treats all lower limb Sports injuries in athletes and weekend warriors and also has an interest in the treatment of Tendon Pain especially Tendinopathies.
Mr Sood has extensive experience in knee Arthroscopy, ACL reconstruction, Cartilage Regeneration techniques and Hip and Knee replacement (including revision and complex cases). He has excellent patient outcomes and a very low rate of complications, which are reflected in his statistics on The National Joint Registry.
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BSc.(Hons) University of London Guys Hospital 1989
MB.BS. University of London Guys Hospital 1992
FRCS(England) Royal College of Surgeons of England 1996
FRCS(Tr. & Orth.) Intercollegiate Board 2002