Frequently Asked Questions
What lumps do you see?

We deal with lumps around most of the body including arms, legs, torso and back.

We do not deal with breast lumps, or those on the head, face, scalp and neck.

What can I expect from the lumps clinic?

The Manchester Lumps clinic is run by a Consultant Surgeon with radiology and nursing support. You can expect to have a personalised discussion of your symptoms and advise on the next best steps to manage your condition.

How do I book an appointment?
If you would like to book an appointment to see Mr Kumar please use the links below for the hospital of your choice:

For the BMI Alexandra or Highfield Clinics:

Book BMI Clinics Here

For Spire Manchester:

Book Spire Clinic Here

For HCA Wilmslow:

Book HCA Clinic Here

Alternatively contact our friendly clinic team on (enter clinic sec number and email) to make an appointment.

We will endeavour to get back to you within 48 hours to discuss final details and arrange a convenient clinic time.

Do I need a referral or any information from my doctor?

We prefer if you have a GP referral including past medical history but it is not imperative to do so. You can book in without a referral.

Please bring any investigation results and where they were performed.

How much is it for a consultation and subsequent investigations and treatment?

For new initial consultations the fee is £250. For Follow up appointments this starts at £150.

A one stop clinic package price is between £700-800 which includes an initial consultation, scan, and fu consultation with results.

Investigation costs depend on the clinic location in the private hospitals locations. See our clinic locations here.

Costs for a lump excision start at £700 under local anaesthetic and from £2500 under general anaesthetic.

Have you got a lump that’s bothering you?

Lumps are very common and majority of them are benign and non cancerous.
However, they can be bothersome with pain, increasing in size, catching on clothes, or even a lump that has come back from previous surgery.

If you have any concerns regarding this contact us here to discuss.

Who will carry out my treatment?

Your treatment is completely Consultant led. Other specialists may need to be involved in tour treatment.

Where will I be seen?

You can be seen at any of the clinic locations listed on our contact page.

Can I pay for treatment myself?
Yes, for self-pay patients, our fees for clinic appointments, injections, or surgical fees, can be collected on the day of the clinic appointment by credit/debit card.

Alternatively, an invoice will be sent by the clinic team. The hospital/clinic will invoice you separately for any instigation, treatment and surgical costs.

How do I pay?
Payment can be made by by cash or card to the clinic or hospital. Finance options are available on request via the hospital finance team
What might the treatment involve?
Treatment depends on the type of lump you have. Surgical removal as a daycase procedure is the mainstay of treatment. All lumps are sent for histopathological analysis. Further input from the other specialists may be required.
Which insurers are you registered with?
Mr Kumar is registered with all major insurance companies. These include BUPA, AXA, WPA, AVIVA, Vitality, CIGNA, Police Mutual.

If you are unsure please discuss with the clinic team.

Can I have a remote consultation?
The clinic can offer remote video and telephone consultations. If you require this please let the clinic team know.