Mr Kumar Kunasingam

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc(Hons), MBBS(Eng), MRCS(Eng), FRCS(T&O), DipSEM, DipOrth

Year qualified:2001

Specialty

Personal profile

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 collegiate 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 Orthopaedic training.

Mr Kunasingam specialises in: 

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Keyhole Surgery
  • Keyhole Bunion
  • Minimally Invasive Bunion

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 Batchelor of Medicine, Batchelor of Surgery and Batchelor of Science in Experimental Pathology and Genetics.

After completing his house officer training in Tunbridge Wells he taught anatomy under Proffesor 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 Orthpaedcis 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 treament 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 trauma centre. 

Mr Kunasingam took up a consultant post and set up the foot and ankle unit at Croydon 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 treament and believes in involving them this experience.

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons England

Clinical Interests

All foot and ankle injury including sports related injuries. I have extensive experience both here in the UK and from several centres in Australia.

 

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