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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Fahad Attar at Spire include:
I have been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon for five years, specialising in hip and knee replacements, knee reconstruction surgery and sports medicine. I am an expert in managing anterior knee pain and patella instability, cartilage injuries and treating young patients with arthritis. I have experience and interest in patient specific knee replacement surgery, ligament reconstructions and joint preservation surgery.
I specialise in hip and knee replacements, knee reconstruction surgery and sports medicine. I manage and treat young patients troubled with arthritis pain through a variety of joint preservation treatment options. I have a special interest in managing people with anterior knee pain, patella instability and cartilage injuries. I undertake innovative evidence based procedures which include patient specific knee replacement surgery, knee resurfacing procedures, meniscal replacement operations and PRP injections. Other procedures I routinely perform are partial knee replacements, knee revision surgery, ACL and other knee ligament reconstruction procedures, knee arthroscopies and all cartilage restoration procedures.
In both my NHS and private practice, I routinely perform the following number of procedures on average per year: Total knee replacements - 120; Total hip replacements - 60; Partial knee replacements - 30; Knee arthroscopy procedures - 180; ACL reconstructions - 40; Patella stabilisation procedures - 30; Multi ligament knee reconstruction - 15 and Knee resurfacing and cartilage restoration procedures - 40.
I am the audit and clinical governance lead for trauma and orthopaedics at Whiston Hospital. I have been the enhanced recovery program lead for knee joint replacement surgery in Oxford.
I am a tutor, lecturer and supervisor of trainees and medical students for the University of Liverpool. I am an examiner for medical students at the Liverpool University Medical School. I have previously been an examiner for the University of Toronto Medical School in Canada.
I organise and run teaching courses for physiotherapists and GPs in the North West region.
Soft tissue injury
Special Clinical Interests: Sports knee injuries; Young adult knee arthritis; Anterior knee pain and Patellofemoral instability/dislocation.
Up to your knees in pain
MBChB / University of Liverpool / 1999
Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
MRCSEd / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2004
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for surgery
FRCS (Tr & Orth) / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 2009
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in recognition of completion of specialist Trauma and Orthopaedic training
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Orthopaedic Knee Society (BASK)
Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA)
European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
Royal College of Surgeons (RCOS)
World Orthopaedic Concern (WOC)
Consultant in trauma and orthopaedics, St Helens and Knowsley University Teaching Hospital NHS TrustBack to top
Total knee arthroplasty in patients with excessive external tibial torsion > 450 and patella instability – Surgical technique and long term follow up
I enjoy spending my spare time with my family and relaxing with my children. I love travelling and exploring different countries and cultures and try and do this every year with my family.Back to top
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24 September 2018
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