Mr Ajeet Kumar

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Clinical Interests

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery (cartilage)
  • Ligament reconstruction of the Knee (ACL)
  • Knee replacement procedure including Tru Match
  • Unicompartmental Knee replacement
  • Patellar femoral problems
  • Hip replacement 
  • Hip injections
  • Arthroscopy of the ankle
  • Ligament injuries of ankle
  • Morton’s Neuroma
  • Bunion surgery (hallux valgus)
  • General Orthopaedic and Trauma problems 

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Professional Memberships

  • BASK (British Association for Surgery of the Knee)
  • British Medical Association

Personal profile

Mr Ajeet Kumar trained as an Orthopaedic Specialist Registrar at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He specialised in all aspects of knee surgery by doing a Fellowship in the UK. Since 2001 Mr Kumar has been working as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Knee Surgeon at the South London NHS Healthcare Trust.

Mr Kumar undertakes a large number of different procedures which include:

  • Arthroscopic trimming or repair of a torn meniscus
  • Arthroscopic removal of plicae and loose bodies
  • Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Autologous cartilage-cell implantation
  • Primary total knee replacement
  • Primary unicondylar knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement surgery
  • Outpatient injections
  • Lateral ligament reconstruction for chronic ankle instability
  • Bunion surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Morton’s Neuroma

My Recovery appMr. Ajeet Kumar’s Surgery Preparation & Recovery App

Together with the team at, Mr. Kumar has created a complimentary app to help you get ready for surgery and make the most of your treatment.

You will receive a letter before your operation with instruction on how to download and get started with your app.

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Causes of foot pain by Mr Ajeet Kumar

Do you have pain in your ankle or foot? Mr Ajeet Kumar, Orthopaedic Surgeon at BMI The Blackheath Hospital, explains why you might be in discomfort and what the main causes are.

How to treat bunions by Mr Ajeet Kumar

Do you have a bunion and is it causing you pain? In this video, Mr Ajeet Kumar, Orthopaedic Surgeon at BMI The Blackheath Hospital, discusses how bunions can be treated.

Knee Pain

Do you suffer from knee pain? We know that it can be debilitating. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Ajeet Kumar, from BMI The Blackheath Hospital shares his advice on knee pain causes and pain management.