Mr Shyam Kumar is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust. He did his higher specialist training in the Mersey Deanery and the Welsh trauma and orthopaedic training schemes. Upon obtaining the FRCS (Trauma & Orth), he has worked in the upper limb unit at Wrightington Hospital. Subsequently he did a post CCT fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at the prestigious shoulder and elbow unit at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. This has given him excellent exposure to a variety of shoulder and elbow conditions, including primary and revision in a tertiary referral centre. He has published widely on various topics related to Trauma and Orthopaedics.