Winston Kim is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a practice focussed on arthritic conditions/sports injuries of the hip and knee. He performs hip and knee replacements, keyhole (arthroscopy) hip and knee surgery and ACL surgery.
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. He 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.
Mr Kim is in full time private practice, having spent over a decade in a large teaching hospital in the NHS. He performs optimally invasive hip and knee replacements incorporating enhanced recovery techniques. He pioneered robotic assisted knee replacement in the North of England, and has the largest series to date in the North West. He performs knee and hip arthroscopy for early arthritis and cartilage lesions including meniscal injuries/tears in the knee and labral tears in the hip. His routine practice includes ACL reconstruction.
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.