Mr Ashwin Kulkarni

MBBS, D (Orth), DNB (Orth), FRCS (Tr&Orth), FHEA

  • Specialities Orthopaedics
  • Telephone 01162 769401
  • Year of first qualification 1990
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Marathi and Gujarathi

  • GMC Number 4667788
  • Fax 08003 892315


Mr Kulkarni is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Leicester Royal Infirmary with a private practice at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

Mr Kulkarni has a special interest in Minimally invasive hip replacementhip replacement, hip arthroscopy, knee replacement, hip revision surgery, lower limb arthroplasty, knee surgery, knee arthroscopy and trauma.

He has worked in Birmingham with Mr Derek McMinn and Mr Ronan Tracey for a year as a fellow and gained further experience in hip and knee replacement, revision surgery and resurfacing hip arthroplasty. 

He has also completed a further arthroplasty and reconstructive fellowship of 6 months in Toronto, Canada and had the opportunity to spend time in Mount Sinai Hospital with Professor Allan Gross and Dr Robert Bourne in Ontario.


  • Thursday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary & Leicester General Hospital

Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Trauma Society
  • British Foot Ankle Society
  • Medical Protection Society


Mr Kulkarni has several publications and national/international presentations and is involved in medical education, having completed a PG Cert Ed qualification from Newcastle University.

He has been the national lead for UKITE (United Kingdom and Ireland In-Training Examination) for the last 4 years.


Mr Ashwin Kulkarni works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.