Mr Issaq Ahmed

Mr Issaq Ahmed

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

BEng (Hons), FRCS(Ed), MFST(Ed)

Specialises in

  • Hip replacement surgery
  • MAKO robot-assisted hip and knee surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee replacement surgery

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I am a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh where I offer specialist orthopaedic care for patients presenting with hip and knee pain. My expertise relates to primary hip and knee replacement surgery, revision (re-do) surgery and robotic assisted surgery. I am the lead orthopaedic surgeon for enhanced recovery after joint replacement surgery (ERAS).

I completed my orthopaedic training in Edinburgh before undertaking several subspecialist training fellowships in the North East of England and Sydney where I developed a specialist interest in robotic assisted joint replacement surgery and sports injuries of the knee.


General Medical Council Number: C6100836

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Issaq Ahmed at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Hip replacement surgery including revision surgery
  • Knee arthroscopy including cartilage repair and ligament reconstruction
  • Robot-assisted MAKO hip and knee replacement
  • Soft tissue injuries of the knee
  • Total knee replacement and partial/unicompartmental knee replacement

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Additional information

Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury
Sports medicine

Robotic surgery and joint replacement surgery.

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Royal Hospital of Sick Children

I live in Edinburgh with my wife Pamela. My interests outside of work include home restorations, training for endurance events and mountain biking.

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Private secretary Kim Cameron - 0754 538 3024‬