Mr Manoj Sood

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

BSc(Hons), MBBS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(Tr. & Orth)

Clinical Interests

  • Knee and Hip Arthroscopy (“key-hole” surgery)
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Hip replacement (mini-incision, cemented and uncemented)
  • Revision (“redo”) hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Joint Preservation Surgery 
  • Sports injuries & Sports injury surgery
  • Tendon pain treatment

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Fellow of The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • International Associate member of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA)

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Personal profile

Mr Sood is a leading Specialist Hip and Knee Surgeon who treats all Hip and Knee conditions as well as Sports injuries. He has been in Specialist Consultant Practice since 2004 and has trained internationally including in Centres of Excellence in North America. He has been recognised as a Top Doctor by his peers and is proud to have been awarded both the Top Doctors certificate of excellence for having the highest patient ratings in 2020, and the iWantGreatCare certificate of excellence in 2021 for delivering outstanding care. He is also very proud to have been awarded 3 Clinical Excellence awards by his NHS Trust

Recognised as a clear communicator, Mr Sood believes in offering patients jargon-free explanations about their conditions and about all possible treatment options, including those not involving surgery. Whilst he believes passionately in reconstructing and preserving joints and in biological treatments, he is also an expert hip and knee replacement surgeon. His referral practice deals with the most complex and challenging of 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 spent time as Lecturer to the Professorial Unit. He undertook higher training as a visiting Senior Clinical Fellow 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 Bedford Hospital NHS Trust 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 arthroscopies, hip and knee replacements and revision (re-do) hip and knee replacements. He has excellent outcomes and a very low rate of complications, which are reflected in his statistics on The National Joint Registry.

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