Mr Vish Kumar


FRCS (Tr & Orth), BOA CLP, MCh (Orth), MRCS, MS (Orth), MBBS

GMC number: 6136584

Practising since: 2003


Orthopaedic surgery


Vish Kumar was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon at Wye Valley NHS Trust in 2021. Prior to this, he held fixed-term Consultant posts at Cambridge University Hospitals and Buckinghamshire NHS Trust since Aug 2017. His clinical practice covers all aspects of foot and ankle surgery.

He has a keen interest in medical education and surgical training. He is on the faculty for Cambridge FRCS Orth Basic Science Revision Course. He is GMC- recognised and named Clinical Supervisor (nCS) for Higher Orthopaedic Surgical Training. He is an acknowledged reviewer for The Bone and Joint Journal (BJJ). He has published and contributed to several publications indexed on PubMed as a first author. He has undertaken research in the field of orthopaedics in the UK & Australia.

He is a certified Trust Appraiser of Consultants & Doctors for Revalidation at Wye Valley NHS Trust. He is GIRFT Lead for Outpatient Transformation. He sits on the Local Negotiating Committee (LNCs) of the British Medical Association (BMA). He has a proven track record of participation in National Audits and Quality Improvement (QI) projects including NHS England-commissioned external audits.

Special interests

  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopaedic trauma surgery

Languages spoken

Urdu, English, Hindi

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Vish Kumar at Nuffield Health

  • Midfoot fusion
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle fusion
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Ankle replacement

Locations Mr Vish Kumar works with

Related experience


Kumar V, Anand Pillai. ‘What is the role of Platelet-Derived Biologics?’ 30-32, Wound Masterclass- Vol 2- Dec 2023

Kumar V, B Patel, “Fred” Robinson 'Diabetes and orthopaedic surgery- a review”- a solicited article, published in “Orthopaedics & Trauma” Journal in Aug 2019 issue.

The acute management of ankle fractures (Augment) study: A prospective trainee led national collaborative audit of the Boast 12 guidelines. Fennelly JT, Gourbault LJ, Stedman T et al. AUGMENT Collaborative. Surgeon. 2021 Jan 4:S1479-666X(20)30174-8. PMID: 33414043

Kumar V, Millar T, Murphy PN, Clough T. The treatment of intractable plantar fasciitis with platelet-rich plasma injection. Foot (Edinb). 2013 Jun-Sep;23(2-3):74-7.

PMID: 23906977.

Kumar V, Sharma S, James J, Hodgkinson JP, Hemmady MV. Total hip replacement through a posterior approach using a 22 mm diameter femoral head : the role of the transverse acetabular ligament and capsular repair in reducing the rate of dislocation. Bone Joint J. 2014 Sep;96-B(9):1202-6. PMID: 25183591.

Kumar V, Alva A, Akkena S, Jones M, Murphy PN, Clough T. Are albumin and total lymphocyte count significant and reliable predictors of mortality in fractured neck of femur patients? Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014 Oct;24(7):1193-6. PMID: 23989803.

Kumar V, Clough T. Silastic arthroplasty of the first metatarsophalangeal joint as salvage for failed revisional fusion with interpositional structural bone graft. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr 29;2013:bcr2013008993. PMID: 23632182.

Kumar V, Clough TM. Talar neck fracture-a rare but important complication following subtalar arthroereisis. Foot (Edinb). 2014 Dec;24(4):169-71.  PMID: 25220881.

Kumar V, Debnath UK, Karmegam A, Hariharan K. Destructive post-traumatic chondrolysis of the subtalar joint: a case report and review of the literature. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Mar 14;2013:bcr2012008472. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2012-008472. PMID: 23505085.


  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)
  • European Foot & Ankle Society (EFAS)

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Wye Valley NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Vish Kumar works with

Mr Vish Kumar works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Police Mutual
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


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

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

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