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Hip and knee surgery

Winston Kim is founder of Manchester Hip & Knee Clinic, with a practice focussed on arthritic conditions/sports injuries of the hip and knee. He has performed > 1700 hip and knee replacements, including the largest combined series of robot assisted knee and hip replacements in the North-West. He offers key-hole surgery of hip and knee, ACL surgery, PRP, HA injections and bone marrow aspirate cartilage grafting to the Hip and Knee.

Training and Appointment

Mr Kim graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1996, completed his Orthopaedic training in the North West England rotation, obtaining the FRCS (Orth). He underwent a further year of Fellowship training in Vancouver at Clive Duncan’s unit at UBC, Vancouver, Canada, was recipient of the British Orthopaedic Foundation Travelling Fellowship award visiting the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, Minnesota and the Hospital of Surgery (HSS) in New York, USA.  

Current Practice

Mr Kim is in full time independent practice, having spent over a decade in a large teaching hospital in the NHS. He treats patients from all over the UK and internationally, having pioneered robot assisted knee and partial knee replacements in the North of England. He was the first to complete the triad of robot assisted hip, knee and partial robot assisted knee replacements in the North West.

He regularly treats athletes and ex-professionals from a range of sports including football, athletics, rugby, squash and others. Many such patients with localised cartilage lesions benefit from early minimally invasive surgery including cartilage grafting and personalised, intensive rehabilitation.

Achievements and Professional Memberships

Mr Kim has garnered several awards and prizes for research and teaching, including prizes for best basic science research (Peter Mallimson Prize, Best Fellow Research Award UBC, Vancouver), Ronald Ravens Barbers Award and the Sir John Charnley Trust Award and the British Hip Society Poster Prize in 2015. He was recipient of the Harvey Green Surgical Teacher Prize. He is a member of the British Hip Society, British Association for Surgery of the Knee, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and International Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Health Matters Consultant Contributor

Clinical Interests

  • Early Hip Arthritis/ Groin Pain
  • Sports Injuries Hip and Knee
  • Early Knee Arthritis
  • Key-hole Hip Surgery
  • Robot Assisted Hip replacement
  • Robot Assisted Knee Replacement
  • Robot assisted Partial Knee replacement
  • Key-hole Knee Surgery and ACL surgery
  • Cartilage Repair and Stem-cell like therapy

Useful Links

Manchester Hip & Knee Clinic

I Want Great Care - Mr Kim

Doctify - Mr Kim

Three Best Rated - Mr Kim

In Press

Gordon Taylor, PFA president, robot assisted knee replacement at BMI the Alexandra Hospital

Laura Turner and mum Janet Kershaw go under the knife for their arthritis
A mother and daughter duo are both enjoying a new lease of life after going under the knife to relieve early-stage arthritis.
Rossendale Free Press | 08/02/2016

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