Mr Nadim Aslam, BMSc, FRCS Eng, FRCS Orth is a Consultant Orthopaedic Knee, Sports Injury and Hip Specialist at Spire South Bank Hospital, in Worcester and the Worcestershire Royal Hospital NHS Trust in Worcester. He also undertakes NHS clinics in Kidderminster, Tenbury Wells and Malvern. He completed his specialist orthopaedic training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, which is a world-renowned centre of excellence. He has extensive experience in all aspects of knee and hip surgery including arthroplasty, arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction work. His main interest includes primary and revision arthroplasty of the knee and hip.
Mr Aslam believes in the highest standard of modern orthopaedic care, he has a very low complication rate and has achieved clinical excellence awards
Having worked with some of the foremost authorities in this field in Oxford, he undertook fellowship training in knee surgery at the Orthopaedic and Arthritic Institute, Sunnybrook with Dr John Cameron an internationally renowned knee surgeon and sports injury specialist, and St Michaels Hospital, Toronto with leading knee and hip arthroplasty surgeons. This gave him considerable experience in newer minimally invasive techniques, computer navigation surgery and uncemented implants in the field of joint replacement, and was combined with practical exposure to clinical and basic science research in cartilage engineering. He has published and presented on topics internationally.
Nowadays, younger patients fulfil the criteria for joint replacement and he has visited the Joint Replacement Institute, Los Angeles to train in hip resurfacing, and the Rush Institute, Chicago to train in minimally invasive knee and hip surgery.
Before his appointment, he undertook a further specialist Knee and Hip fellowship in Oxford to gain specific training in cartilage and bone conserving surgery (Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement and Hip Resurfacing). He has extensive experience in the Oxford unicompartmental knee having worked closely with the designers.
Mr Aslam is committed to a patient-centred approach to orthopaedic surgery, he believes the patients should be fully involved in the decision making process.
In addition to a busy clinical practice Nadim Aslam maintains an active interest in medical education, training and research. He is a member of faculty for both the Oxford and Birmingham Orthopaedic Specialist Examination Revision Courses and is a committee member of the prestigious International Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He has also been awarded membership of the faculty of sports and exercise medicine in 2008
He has presented at many national and international meetings and has published articles in many of the leading orthopaedic journals. Please click here to see his publications.
British Orthopaedic Association
British Hip Society
British Association of Knee Surgeons
The Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society
Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
International Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
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