Ziali Sivardeen is a Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon who has treated many high level athletes and sports professionals, with Shoulder, or Knee problems.
During the London 2012 Olympics, Mr Sivardeen worked at the state of the art athlete's village and had the honour of being the Surgeon who operated on all Olympians and ParaOlympians that required Shoulder or Elbow Surgery during the Games. Due to his role, Mr Sivardeen was invited to a special reception at Buckingham Palace.
He has seen many athletes with Knee Problems, including those linked to Premiership Football Clubs, including those with ACL injuries, cartilage and meniscal tears.
Mr Sivardeen has held important positions training other surgeons, representing the prestigious Royal Colleges Of Surgeons, first as a Tutor from 2010-2014, before being appointed as a Regional Surgical Representative for London. In 2015, he organised the pan London Sports and Exercise Medicine teaching programme, and now is an Examiner for the Prestigious Intercollegiate Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (FRCS exams).
He has been invited around the world to deliver lectures, and master classes teaching other surgeons, consultants and practitioners.
On the NHS, he worked as the Surgical Lead or Joint Service Lead of the Sports Injury Service at Homerton University Hospital from 2009 to 2015.
His research interests include orthopaedic shoulder and knee problems, including sports injuries in elite rugby players. He has had in excess of 70 presentations accepted at prestigious national and international meetings.
At the main World Shoulder and Elbow Meeting in 2010 his research was the only piece from the UK that was short-listed for the best prize and he was invited to give an educational talk at the next World Shoulder and Elbow Meeting (ISCES) held in Japan in 2013.
A keen sportsman himself, he has played rugby, football and cricket at various representative levels including rugby at county and university level.