Mr Nick Kenny

Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon


Personal profile

Nick is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. He has been a consultant for 24 years. He still participates on the on call rota.

Nick treats private patients at The Alexandra Hospital only. He does not believe it possible to provide expert care to in-patients within more than one private hospital at a time.


Nick trained in the North West of England, Vancouver Canada and at two major trauma centres (Essen and Stuttgart) in Germany. He considers working in overseas centres of excellence to be an essential component of surgical training.

Current Practice

Nick’s main clinical interests include lower limb joint replacement (hip and knee), arthroscopic knee surgery and lower limb sports injuries. His nationally published audit data for hip and knee replacement can be seen at

He regularly attends the Advances and Masters Trauma courses in Davos, Switzerland in order to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in trauma care, and to integrate with international experts in trauma care.


Nick is the current Chairman of the Alexandra Hospital’s Medical Advisory Committee. This has provided him with tremendous insight and experience in clinical governance. He is also involved in training Orthopaedic Surgeons, Nurses and Physiotherapists.

Nick recognises the importance of a good work / life balance. He is a keen runner and regularly competes in UK and European ultra marathon events.

He plays regular tennis. As an elite athlete he can empathise with other athletes, and can provide excellent directed care to athletes suffering overuse and acute sporting injuries of the lower limb.


Nick’s secretary Lauren can be contacted directly on 01625 526494. To book an appointment, please contact The Alexandra Hospital on 0161 495 7000.

Professional Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Hip and knee replacement
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the knee
  • Knee ligament reconstruction
  • Upper and lower limb trauma
  • Sports injuries of the upper and lower limb

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