Consultant Profile

Mr Tanweer Ashraf

Mr Tanweer Ashraf MRCS (Ed), FRCS (Eng). MSc Ortho Engineering (Cardiff), FRCS (Trauma & Ortho)
Practicing at:
Spire Little Aston Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Knee Surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

ACL surgery (Primary and Revision)
Knee Cap  (Patella) stabilisation procedures (trochleoplasty)
Multi ligament Injury of the knee
Cartilage (stem cell) transplant

Research interests:

Knee Cap (Patella) Stabilisation

Current NHS and /or university posts:

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0121 580 7151
Private secretary:
Denise Baugh
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Tuesday PM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr. S.  Tanweer Ashraf is a Consultant Knee Surgeon specialising in cartilage and ligament surgery of the knee as well as surgeries for arthritis like partial knee replacement, minimal invasive surgery and computer navigated knee replacement.  For the last 10 years he has been a substantive NHS consultant at Royal Orthopaedics Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

After qualified in 1992, he completed his orthopaedic Specialist Registrar training  in Birmingham and went for a super specialist training and fellowship in knee surgery at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol. This Centre is renowned for partial knee replacement surgery; pioneering work on problems related to the patella (kneecap) and for cartilage and ligament reconstruction surgery.
Mr Ashraf worked at the Major Trauma Unit, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham as a Senior Trauma Fellow in the unit dealing with injuries to the knee as well as other types of sports injuries.
Mr Ashraf has been a visiting Fellow at different centres in  USA, France, and Germany. These center specialise in cartilage and ligament knee reconstruction surgery. Mr Ashraf follows the Lyon (France) school philosophy for treating problems with knee cap.

Mr Ashraf has several research works to his name most of which relates to partial knee replacement and pioneering work in patella problems and injuries to the knee. Among the several published papers is the widely quoted experience of replacing partly the outer part of the knee (lateral unicompartment knee replacement).

He teaches medical students at the University of Birmingham and takes an active part in training and teaching orthopaedic registrars on the Birmingham Orthopaedic Training Programme. He chairs regional meetings held for discussing complex knee problems. He organises  International courses for knee surgeons focused on the treatment of knee cap problems.

Mr Ashraf works as a Consultant Knee Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital where he undertakes partial knee replacement , total knee replacement , revision knee replacement and Partial knee cap replacement. Pioneering surgery for stabilisation of the knee cap (patella), and complex cartilage transplant with cartilage grown in a lab and then implanted in the knee is also commonly undertaken by Mr Ashraf.

Mr Ashraf also works at the Major Trauma Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham  which is the home of the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM). Here, along with general trauma and lower limb injuries, he treats cartilage and ligament injuries to soldiers and elite athletes.

Find a treatment, test or scan available at:


Find a consultant

Use one or more of the options below to search for a consultant and link through to view their Spire profile.


Let us help you

fill out this form and we will get back to you:

Please select a hospital

We can call you

Please enter your details below and we will call you back.

What is the aim of your enquiry?

Please select a hospital

If we are unable to reach you by phone, please include your email address so that we can get in touch...

Mr Tanweer Ashraf

Mr. S Tanweer Ashraf Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, private hospital specialist.

© Spire Healthcare Group plc (2016)