Welcome to the practice website of Specialist Hip, Knee & Sports Surgeon Manoj Sood.

We are a Specialist Hip & Knee Surgery practice dealing with the whole spectrum of Hip and Knee conditions as well as Sports injuries.  Manoj Sood and his team place a strong emphasis on individualised treatment plans that consider all treatment options, both non-surgical and surgical, and have a strong belief in the highest quality of care.  

We are a practice where excellence in assessment, diagnosis and treatment exists through huge experience. Excellence for us is indeed a habit, not an act, but don't just take our word for it, read what our patients say about us.  We treat the most simple to the most complex Hip and Knee cases. Mr Sood is a recognised expert in arthroscopy, joint preservation procedures (those designed to avoid or delay the need for joint replacement) and in joint replacement itself.  He also specialises in Sports Injury treatment and Tendon problems.

If you have any questions or would like to arrange a consultation for assessment of  your Hip or Knee problem in London, Bedfordshire or Hertfordshire please contact us using the details on our Contact  page.

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Patient Testimonials

A very caring and capable surgeon

Mr Sood is a very caring and capable surgeon. I was very satisfied with the care that I received and well looked after...

Mrs K.H.

Total hip replacement

2014-06-27T02:42:04+00:00

Mrs K.H.

Total hip replacement

Mr Sood is a very caring and capable surgeon. I was very satisfied with the care that I received and well looked after...

operation a 100% success

Overall my knee feels great and I consider the operation a 100% success. The whole experience was superb. Full marks to Mr Sood, The Manor Hospital and all staff..

Mr R.V.

Knee Arthroscopy and meniscal surgery

2014-06-27T02:43:44+00:00

Mr R.V.

Knee Arthroscopy and meniscal surgery

Overall my knee feels great and I consider the operation a 100% success. The whole experience was superb. Full marks to Mr Sood, The Manor Hospital and all staff..

couldn’t have been in better hands

Dear Mr Sood, we would like to thank you for all the care and attention that you gave to Peter. He couldn't have been in better hands

Mr P.R.

Total Knee Replacement

2014-06-27T02:44:41+00:00

Mr P.R.

Total Knee Replacement

Dear Mr Sood, we would like to thank you for all the care and attention that you gave to Peter. He couldn't have been in better hands

delighted with treatment

I have been delighted with both the treatment and the way Mr Sood carried it out. I am now pain free..

Mrs Y.G.

Shock-Wave Therapy for Achilles tendinopathy

2014-06-27T02:45:28+00:00

Mrs Y.G.

Shock-Wave Therapy for Achilles tendinopathy

I have been delighted with both the treatment and the way Mr Sood carried it out. I am now pain free..

Walking without pain

When Mr Sood did my operation I knew straightaway that I was going to be walking without pain very soon after..

Mrs K.D.

Knee Arthroscopy

2014-06-27T02:45:49+00:00

Mrs K.D.

Knee Arthroscopy

When Mr Sood did my operation I knew straightaway that I was going to be walking without pain very soon after..

excellent work… recommend

Excellent work by Mr Sood means that I have no hesitation or reservation in recommending him to others who require this type of surgery..

Mr D.S.

Knee Arthroscopies

2014-06-27T02:46:19+00:00

Mr D.S.

Knee Arthroscopies

Excellent work by Mr Sood means that I have no hesitation or reservation in recommending him to others who require this type of surgery..

bless your healing hands

My grateful thanks to you for doing such a wonderful job with my hip replacement. Not surprising as you really are the "expert" in your field! Bless your healing hands. Kindest regards

Mrs E.T.

Complex Total Hip replacement

2014-06-27T02:46:45+00:00

Mrs E.T.

Complex Total Hip replacement

My grateful thanks to you for doing such a wonderful job with my hip replacement. Not surprising as you really are the "expert" in your field! Bless your healing hands. Kindest regards

Excellent job…a brilliant surgeon

Since Mr Sood replaced both my hips I feel that my movement is perfect and that he has performed an excellent job. I would recommend him to everyone who would need this operation done..

Mrs S.K.

Right & Left Mini-incision Total Hip replacements

2014-06-27T02:50:51+00:00

Mrs S.K.

Right & Left Mini-incision Total Hip replacements

Since Mr Sood replaced both my hips I feel that my movement is perfect and that he has performed an excellent job. I would recommend him to everyone who would need this operation done..

walking a pleasure again…many thanks

My replacement has enabled walking, standing and driving to be a pleasure again. Many thanks.

Mr D.T.

Total Hip Replacement

2014-06-27T02:51:18+00:00

Mr D.T.

Total Hip Replacement

My replacement has enabled walking, standing and driving to be a pleasure again. Many thanks.

wonderful skill and care

I am very pleased to be able to thank Mr Sood for the wonderful skill and care he gave me when I had my hip replacement. He always had time to listen and explain things which I appreciated...

Mr A.B.

Complex Total Hip Replacement

2014-06-27T02:51:51+00:00

Mr A.B.

Complex Total Hip Replacement

I am very pleased to be able to thank Mr Sood for the wonderful skill and care he gave me when I had my hip replacement. He always had time to listen and explain things which I appreciated...

nothing but praise for results achieved

My friends say I am now back to 'my old self' and I can now make much more of my life. I have nothing but praise for the results achieved...

Mr A.R.

Total Knee Replacement

2014-06-27T02:53:01+00:00

Mr A.R.

Total Knee Replacement

My friends say I am now back to 'my old self' and I can now make much more of my life. I have nothing but praise for the results achieved...

operation and aftercare first class

Both the operation and aftercare I received have been first class. I am once again partaking in all my previous activities..

Mrs J.C.

Uncemented Total Hip Replacement

2014-06-27T02:53:54+00:00

Mrs J.C.

Uncemented Total Hip Replacement

Both the operation and aftercare I received have been first class. I am once again partaking in all my previous activities..

the go-to Specialist..excellent

I have had excellent treatment during the pre-op, op and post-op periods. I have been thoroughly followed up...

Mr D.E.

Total Knee Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

2014-06-27T02:55:00+00:00

Mr D.E.

Total Knee Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

I have had excellent treatment during the pre-op, op and post-op periods. I have been thoroughly followed up...

complete faith in Mr Sood

The wounds healed quickly and the pain was minimal and with regular physio at home I was soon fully mobile...

Mr J.S.

Right & Left Total Knee Replacements

2014-06-27T02:55:19+00:00

Mr J.S.

Right & Left Total Knee Replacements

The wounds healed quickly and the pain was minimal and with regular physio at home I was soon fully mobile...

full recovery very quickly

I would recommend Mr Sood to others as I felt looked after and I've made a full recovery very quickly...

Miss H.T.

Knee arthroscopy

2014-06-29T20:53:22+00:00

Miss H.T.

Knee arthroscopy

I would recommend Mr Sood to others as I felt looked after and I've made a full recovery very quickly...

would recommend to others

I was suffering from painful knees due to arthritis, and I am very happy with the treatment that I received...

Mr L.D.

Double Total Knee Replacement operations

2014-06-29T21:08:48+00:00

Mr L.D.

Double Total Knee Replacement operations

I was suffering from painful knees due to arthritis, and I am very happy with the treatment that I received...

kindness and consideration

Thank you for treating my husband. For the expert care and attention he has received I cannot thank you enough...

Mr P.P.

Total Knee Replacement

2014-06-29T21:21:34+00:00

Mr P.P.

Total Knee Replacement

Thank you for treating my husband. For the expert care and attention he has received I cannot thank you enough...

amazing skill and care

At the initial consultation I was immediately at ease and felt confident to go ahead with the operation...

Mrs L.V.

Mini-incision hip replacement

2014-06-29T21:31:12+00:00

Mrs L.V.

Mini-incision hip replacement

At the initial consultation I was immediately at ease and felt confident to go ahead with the operation...

the operation was a success

The operation was a success and Mr Sood has an excellent manner and is very professional and approachable...

Mr S. A.

Knee Arthroscopy

2014-06-29T21:38:47+00:00

Mr S. A.

Knee Arthroscopy

The operation was a success and Mr Sood has an excellent manner and is very professional and approachable...

Highly Competent, Extremely Skilled

I would definitely recommend Mr Sood to others. He is a highly competent surgeon who is extremely skilled ...

Mrs J. C.

Total Knee Replacement

 

2014-06-29T21:51:21+00:00

Mrs J. C.

Total Knee Replacement

 

I would definitely recommend Mr Sood to others. He is a highly competent surgeon who is extremely skilled ...

walking straight-legged and pain-free!

Before my knee replacement operation I had a problem bending my knee because it had stiffened through arthritis which was also making me walk bow-legged.  It was painful and difficult to do general chores like cleaning, gardening and shopping. Now it is a pleasure and delight to be able to walk straight-legged and pain-free.  I View Full →

Mrs B.P.

Total Knee Replacement

2017-02-02T21:16:56+00:00

Mrs B.P.

Total Knee Replacement

Before my knee replacement operation I had a problem bending my knee because it had stiffened through arthritis which was also making me walk bow-legged.  It was painful and difficult to do general chores like cleaning, gardening and shopping. Now it is a pleasure and delight to be able to walk straight-legged and pain-free.  I View Full →

ten years of improved quality of life (and counting!)

It is 10 years since you operated on my right hip and I would like to express my sincere thanks for the ten years of improved quality of life I have had. I have had no problems whatsoever, everything has been positive. In July you operated on my left hip and once again I have View Full →

Barry

Right and Left Hip Replacements

2017-02-02T21:49:05+00:00

Barry

Right and Left Hip Replacements

It is 10 years since you operated on my right hip and I would like to express my sincere thanks for the ten years of improved quality of life I have had. I have had no problems whatsoever, everything has been positive. In July you operated on my left hip and once again I have View Full →

cannot speak highly enough of the care and treatment I received

I was suffering from hip arthritis. The pain made it almost impossible to do the things i loved doing. I cannot speak highly enough of the care and treatment I received from Mr Sood.  Having had cancer treatment and made to feel invisible by a few Consultants it was wonderful to be actually looked at View Full →

Mrs M.C.

Hip replacement

2017-02-02T21:57:07+00:00

Mrs M.C.

Hip replacement

I was suffering from hip arthritis. The pain made it almost impossible to do the things i loved doing. I cannot speak highly enough of the care and treatment I received from Mr Sood.  Having had cancer treatment and made to feel invisible by a few Consultants it was wonderful to be actually looked at View Full →

Competent, professional yet friendly and assuring

I had knee pain and was unable to run.  Walking any length of time caused discomfort behind and on the side of the knee. Mr Sood was able to give an accurate diagnosis based on my symptoms even before an MRI confirmed the outcome. He explained what my options was –  a key-hole surgery to View Full →

Mrs J.T.

Knee arthroscopy for meniscal tear

2017-02-02T22:04:43+00:00

Mrs J.T.

Knee arthroscopy for meniscal tear

I had knee pain and was unable to run.  Walking any length of time caused discomfort behind and on the side of the knee. Mr Sood was able to give an accurate diagnosis based on my symptoms even before an MRI confirmed the outcome. He explained what my options was –  a key-hole surgery to View Full →

I don’t think that I have ever dealt with a better medical professional

I was suffering from knee pain.  I was unable to do sport or even run without pain.  Work and everyday jobs were a struggle. I have been extremely impressed by the whole process from the first appointment Mr Sood has been extremely supportive, professional and made me feel at ease throughout. The process involved lots View Full →

Miss E. B.

Knee arthroscopy for a plica and cartilage damage

2017-02-02T22:16:03+00:00

Miss E. B.

Knee arthroscopy for a plica and cartilage damage

I was suffering from knee pain.  I was unable to do sport or even run without pain.  Work and everyday jobs were a struggle. I have been extremely impressed by the whole process from the first appointment Mr Sood has been extremely supportive, professional and made me feel at ease throughout. The process involved lots View Full →

Thoroughly professional, pleasant and reassuring

I had an arthritic knee that was extremely painful and severely limited the amount of activity that I could undertake. Even simple things like shopping were a challenge.  Walking up and down stairs was difficult. Mr Sood had replaced my left knee some 8 years before I consulted him again. I have been entirely satisfied View Full →
2017-02-02T22:31:11+00:00
I had an arthritic knee that was extremely painful and severely limited the amount of activity that I could undertake. Even simple things like shopping were a challenge.  Walking up and down stairs was difficult. Mr Sood had replaced my left knee some 8 years before I consulted him again. I have been entirely satisfied View Full →

Efficient and clear. I felt happy throughout

Mr Sood was very efficient and clear every time I spoke to him. I had multiple consultations and assessments as well as two operations and felt happy throughout.

Mr E.J.

ACL reconstruction

2017-02-02T22:52:20+00:00

Mr E.J.

ACL reconstruction

Mr Sood was very efficient and clear every time I spoke to him. I had multiple consultations and assessments as well as two operations and felt happy throughout.

a big thank you…I can get back to normal again

I just want to say a big thank you for repairing my knee so I can get back to normal again.  A big thank you also goes to everybody who looked after me on the day of the operation and on follow-up visits.  Kind regards.

Mrs J.R.

Total Knee replacement

2017-02-02T21:03:47+00:00

Mrs J.R.

Total Knee replacement

I just want to say a big thank you for repairing my knee so I can get back to normal again.  A big thank you also goes to everybody who looked after me on the day of the operation and on follow-up visits.  Kind regards.

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Joint Preservation in Knee Arthritis

Mr Sood's article in Practice Matters magazine describes the joint-preserving options that are available for people suffering from knee arthritis. This will be of interest to those patients who are keen to avoid or to delay knee replacement surgery but who wish to explore other pain relieving options. The full-text of the article appears below ...
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Treatments for Cartilage damage

Mr Sood's article in Vantage Magazine explains the available options to deal with articular cartilage damage and early arthritis.  Such damage is often related to sporting injuries.  The treatments aim to restore the damaged cartilage where possible and this is knee joint preservation.  Such treatment also helps to relieve pain and to prevent further deterioration ...
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Understanding Total Hip Replacement

Mr Sood produced an article for Arthritis Today Magazine (an Arthritis Research UK publication) to help its readers to understand hip replacement surgery including an explanation of the latest advances.  The article answers commonly asked questions about the difference between cemented and uncemented hip replacements and also the different materials used at the bearing surface, such as ...
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Revision Hip Replacement surgery: work presented at EFORT London

Today Mr Sood and his team presented research work at this international conference. He is one of a few specialists who perform the most complex re-do hip replacement operations. The work related to the use of a specific technique (cup-cage) in very complex revision (re-do hip) replacement surgery where the socket is badly damaged with ...
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Meniscal Tears and Luis Suarez – Manoj Sood interviewed on Radio 5Live

Following the news that Suarez had sustained a knee injury and meniscal tear, Mr Sood appeared on the Victoria Derbyshire show to give his views on the likelihood of Suarez being fit in time for England's important World Cup match against Uruguay on June 19th. Listen to the interview on BBC Radio 5 Live.  Click HERE ...
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The Hip Replacement That Has Lasted 68 Years

Norman Sharp, now 91 years old, celebrated having the World's longest lasting Hip replacement this week. He was the first patient in the newly formed NHS to have a hip replacement in 1948.  In those days a hip replacement, far from being the routine operation that it is now, was new and untested technology.  Many ...
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Hip replacement

Leg-length in Hip Replacement

Mr Sood and his team presented work at the European Hip Society in Stockholm on the topic of how to make sure that patients leg length is restored correctly after total hip replacement.  After hip replacement the operated leg can be lengthened and patients can find this difficult.  Shortening can also occur but this is ...
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Dislocating Hip

Dislocating Hip Replacements cured

Mr Sood and his team presented work at The annual Meeting of the British Hip Society in Exeter on the difficult problem of dislocating hip replacements.  Mr Sood specialises in re-do hip replacements and is often referred patients who are suffering repeated hip dislocations.  This is a distressing complication that can occur soon after a ...
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Follow-up after Hip replacement

Once implanted, joint replacements should be periodically followed-up.  This follow-up includes taking x-rays to assess the implants.  The minimum recommended follow-up for implants with a known good track record involves review at 1 year and then at 5 year intervals.  Personally we believe that after 15 years closer follow-up is a good idea with review every ...
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