Anil Gambhir
Anil Gambhir

Consultant Hip and Knee Surgeon


Anil Gambhir: Profile

Anil Gambhir is Clinical Director and Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Wrightington Hospital for Joint Diseases in Wigan, a Centre of Excellence in the treatment of musculo-skeletal disease. His special interests include hip arthroplasty and bone infection.

Anil Gambhir qualified from the University of Manchester in 1991, and currently holds an NHS Consultant post at the Wrightington Hospital for joint disease. He undertook his specialist training in the North West of England and has a strong academic background, having been awarded an academic fellowship by the University of Manchester and travelling fellowships by the British Orthopaedic Association to Europe and North America. He has recently been awarded the British Hip Society travelling fellowship to the United States.


Anil Gambhir is available for private hip replacement surgery and other hip procedures. 

  • Primary and revision hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
  • Computer assisted hip surgery

Mr Gambhir also specialises in knee arthroplasty (joint replacement surgery) and is involved in academic research in the fields of arthroplasty and bone infection.  He is also able to diagnose and treat certain knee conditions using arthroscopy. Knee surgery procedures include:

  • Total knee replacement
  • Unicompartmental knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Computer-assisted knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy

Clinical interests

Dr Gambhir is committed to musculoskeletal research and has taken out two periods of full time research. His main research interest is infection and arthroplasty and he is a member of the Bone Infection Group Manchester (BIGMAN). This is a multi-disciplinary research group based at the University of Manchester focusing on research relating to orthopaedics and infection. The group was founded in 1996 and remains active to the present date.

Research interests

In conjunction with Wrightington Hospital and Depuy CMW Dr Gambhir was able to investigate the microbiology of the infected total hip replacement and look at the corresponding sensitivity profiles of the various antibiotics. With this data he analysed mechanical and elutional properties of additional antibiotics in bone cement.

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Professional details


MBChB. FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Qualified in 1992 in United Kingdom

Registrations and licensing

  • General Medical Council (GMC)

    Registration no.: 3543377
    Date of registration: 01-Aug-1992

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Memberships and associations

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Languages spoken

  • English