Mr Tawfiq Korim

Mr Tawfiq Korim

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction
  • Knee preservation surgery - Osteotomy and realignment
  • Joint pain and injections
  • See adults only at Spire Leicester Hospital
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Wednesday (alternate): 8.30am - 12.30pm
Tuesday (alternate): 8am - 12.30pm

An initial consultation with Mr Tawfiq Korim is from £180.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Tawfiq Korim at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Patella stabilisation
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Professional profile

I am an NHS Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon with specialist expertise in hip and knee replacements, revision knee surgery and knee ligament reconstruction. My NHS practice is at the University Hospitals of Leicester and I have a private practice at the Spire Leicester Hospital.

I specialise in hip and knee replacements, knee revision surgery and knee joint preserving surgeries such as articular cartilage transplantation, partial knee replacements and knee osteotomies. I have performed more than 1000 hip and knee replacements to date.

I graduated with Distinction from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2003. I undertook my surgical training in Birmingham and Leicester before embarking on a one year hip/knee sub-specialty fellowship training at the world renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, London. I gained experience in all aspects of hip and knee surgery under the supervision of Mr Carrington, Mr Skinner, Mr Miles and Professor Briggs. I was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Leicester in March 2016.

I was appointed as a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Leicester in March 2016.

I was also awarded the EFORT travelling fellowship enabling me to visit units in Switzerland (Uniklinik Balgrist, Zurich) and Germany (Endo-Klinik, Hamburg). This provided me with valuable surgical experience to improve the care that I provide to my patients.

I am also involved in teaching medical students and trainee orthopaedic surgeons at the University Hospitals of Leicester.

General Medical Council Number: C6078706

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Arthroscopy
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Osteoarthritis
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Sports medicine

Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Hons) (First Class honours with Gold medal award) / University of Mauritus / 2000
Medical Sciences degree

MRCS / London / 2006
Member of Royal College Of Surgeons, England

MBBS (Distinction) / University of Newcastle upon Tyne / 2003
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Tr&Orth) / London / 2012
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons, England


Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College Of Surgeons, England
General Medical Council
Medical Protection Society
British Association of Surgeons of the Knee

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Research and publications

I maintain an active interest in research, publishing on hip/knee replacements, trauma and foot/ankle topics in scientific journals in the UK and USA.


Articles

A summary of my published papers on various topics:
01/01/2013

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leicester General Hospital and Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Personal profile

I enjoy running, cycling, playing tennis and football to keep fit. I also enjoy travelling and spending time with my family.

Contact information

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Spire Medical Secretaries Office
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email lcmedsecs@spirehealthcare.com
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