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Dr Surinder Kumar

Dr Surinder Kumar
Consultant in Occupational Medicine
Dr Surinder Kumar

Qualifications: MB  ChB  MSc FRCP FFOM

 

Speciality Areas:

  • Fitness and capacity for work
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Work associated spinal and upper limb musculoskeletal conditions
  • Stress and other work related mental illness
  • Occupational dermatitis
  • Occupational asthma
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing
  • Health Surveillance and promotion
  • Work related allergy
  • Equality Act
Contact Details:


Officer Manager:  Polly Bryant
Telephone: 01942 773608

Clinic Access Times:


Monday - Friday  either 08.30am or 1.00pm  Wigan Investment Centre
Thursday -  1.00pm   Wrightington Hospital

Background:


Dr Kumar qualified from the University of Manchester and trained as a Senior Registrar in the North West Deanery. He is on the Specialist Register as a Consultant in Occupational Medicine. Dr Kumar was appointed to the post of Consultant at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust in 1997 and leads the Trust’s Occupational Health and Staff Wellbeing Services.

Dr Kumar is a Fellow of both the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and Royal College of Physicians. He is also an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Manchester and Examiner for the Faculty.
 
Since his appointment he has developed the Service which provides high quality occupational advice and services to the NHS, and other major local organisations.

Surinder is involved in teaching regional Specialist Trainees in Occupational Medicine.

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