Mr Ashwin Kulkarni


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

GMC number: 4667788

Practising since: 1990


Orthopaedic surgery

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Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital is proud to introduce Mr Ashwin Kulkarni, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Ashwin has been a qualified surgeon since 1990 and has work in Birmingham, Toronto, Canada and Ontario where he has gained the expertise to become an industry-leading orthopaedic surgeon. 

Also working at Leicester Royal Infirmary Mr Kulkarni brings a wealth of skill and knowledge to his clinic at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital. 

Special interests

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni has special interests in hip surgery in both young and elderly patients, these procedures include SuperPath® Minimally invasive hip replacement, standard hip replacement, hip resurfacing,  and hip arthroscopy surgery for impingement syndrome.

Other interests

In addition to this Mr Kulkarni will also see patients for, knee replacement and knee arthroscopy for soft tissue pathology. 

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ashwin Kulkarni at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement
  • Keller's arthroplasty
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Hip replacement
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hip arthroscopy

Locations Mr Ashwin Kulkarni works with

Related experience


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.


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

Other posts held

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

Insurers Mr Ashwin Kulkarni works with

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • 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 has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital:

Mr Ashwin Kulkarni has the following interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital: Mr Ashwin Kulkarni owns a Shockwave Therapy machine which is located at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital.

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