Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
Sunny was born and grew up in London and went to Birmingham Medical School, graduating in 1989.
From 1989 to 1994 he did his house officer and basic surgical training in Birmingham, including the Birmingham Accident Hospital, Worcester & Oxford.
He worked in the Trauma Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town in 1994-95.
His higher surgical training (HST) in Orthopaedics and Trauma was on the Oxford Regional Training Programme, 1995 to 2001.
He was an Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow at Vancouver General Hospital / University of British Columbia, 2000 to 2001.
In 2001 he was appointed consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics in Swindon in October 2001, and has remained there since.
In 2002, he commenced practice at the Ridgeway Hospital, Swindon.
I am a specialist knee surgeon and undertake a comprehensive range of knee procedures for sports injuries, arthritis and trauma. My elective surgical practice is entirely devoted to problems in and around the knee joint.
I maintain an interest in the management of polyarthritis and sports injuries beyond the knee.
I am an enthusiastic traumatologist in particular, surgery of complex lower limb peri-articular fractures, multiple injuries and complications of trauma surgery.
I maintain a strong interest in clinical research, quality improvement, teaching and training.
Since 2001, Sunny has had roles as:
- Surgical Tutor for the Royal College from 2003 to 2010
Clinical lead for the Trauma Unit in 2011
- T&O departmental clinical lead from 2014-17
- Honorary consultant in Orthopaedic Trauma at the University Hospital Coventry and Warwick in 2017-18
- Clinical lead for New Clinical Pathways for a proposed new integrated rehabilitation service to be based on the GWH site in 2019. This includes leading on a new research collaborative with the University of Bath.
- He remains on the acute trauma rota at GWH.
As well as working as a full time NHS clinician, Sunny has continued with his own independent and as well as multi-centre research. His own research, has produced 28 peer reviewed journal articles and over 130 national and international meeting presentations. His principle interests are clinical and diagnostic complexity, outcomes following knee joint replacements, knee ligament injuries, hip fractures, peri-articular fractures.
Sunny continues to teach junior doctors, other healthcare professionals and students. He has taught on national and international course faculties and is an active members of a number of Orthopaedic societies.