Mr  Tahir Mahmud

Mr Tahir Mahmud

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

Practising at

Spire Regency Hospital Macclesfield

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Tahir Mahmud at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Knee ligament surgery
  • Meniscal repair
  • Cartilage regeneration
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Revision knee replacement

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Professional profile

Mr Mahmud is an experienced fellowship trained knee and hip surgeon specialising in both sports injuries and arthritis. Following his graduation from University College London Medical School in 2000 he went on to complete his Orthopaedic training in London at St Mary's Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital where he undertook specialist fellowship training in sports knee surgery. At the prestigious University of Western Ontario in Canada, Mr Mahmud was selected to undertake a year long fellowship in complex knee and hip joint replacement surgery.

Since being appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Macclesfield District General Hospital he has built up a busy practice in lower limb surgery dealing with complex knee problems and is the lead surgeon for sports related knee injuries.

Mr Mahmud has a particular interest in knee ligament surgery (Anterior Cruciate Ligament), meniscal repair and cartilage regeneration, as well as complex total knee replacement surgery and minimally invasive total hip replacement surgery.

His research interests include knee ligament reconstruction and outcomes following joint replacement surgery, which he has presented at national and international conferences. He has published numerous articles in renowned Orthopaedic journals and has authored chapters in major Orthopaedic textbooks. Mr Mahmud is heavily involved in training the surgeons of the future.

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

Minimally invasive total hip replacement surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, arthroscopic (keyhole) hamstring ACL reconstruction, total knee replacement, signature and TruMatch knee replacements, meniscal repair, primary and revision knee replacement surgery, Oxford partial knee, minimially invasive joint replacement surgery, trauma surgery

Private contact details

Telephone 01625 505412
Private secretary Rochelle
Private secretary telephone 01625 505427
Private secretary fax 01625 501800
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
General Medical Council

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Macclesfield District General Hospital

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Personal Profile

As well as being a sports knee surgeon, I am a keen cyclist and have raised thousands of pounds for charity through some of my cycling expeditions.

I'm married and enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Medical journals

T Mahmud, MC Lyons, DD Naudie, RB Bourne, SJ MacDonald, RW McCalden.
Assessing the gold standard: a review of 253 Two-stage Revisions for Infected total knee arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 2012 Oct;470(10):2730-6.

T Mahmud, DD Naudie.
Partial Hip Resurfacing for an Osteochondral Defect of the Femoral Head. A case report.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am). 2012 Apr;2(2);e14 1-6.

S Gupta, T Mahmud, A Davy, A Mitchell, AM Williams.
Isolated Ischaemic Contracture of Medial Head of Gastrocnemius. Knee Surgery, Sports, Traumatology, Arthroscopy.
2011 Dec 29 (Epub ahead of print)

T Mahmud, AM Williams.
A Technique for Bone Grafting Tibial and Femoral Tunnels in Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2011 Mar;93(2),173.

A Narvani, T Mahmud, J Lavelle, AM Williams.
Injury to the proximal deep medial collateral ligament: A Problematical Subgroup Of Injuries.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br). 2010 Jul; 92(7):949-953.

B Akinola, T Mahmud, N deRoeck.
Fracture of an Exeter stem- A case report.
The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2010 Vol 16(1).

T Mahmud.
Bilateral Acute Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Following Combined Pancreas and Kidney Transplant- A Case Report and Review of The Literature.
Scandinavian Journal Of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery. 2009;43(3):Volume 43 (3):174-6.

T Mahmud, PHP Dyson, D Basu.
Clinical Presentation of Crystal Arthropathy of the Lumbar Spine: A Series of Six Cases and a Review of the Literature.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br). 2005 Apr;87(4):513-17.

T Mahmud, M Arastu, H Ellis.
The Distribution of Fluid Within the Intra-peritoneal Cavity: A Cadaveric Study.
Clinical Anatomy. 2005 Sep;18(6):443-5.

M Jones, T Mahmud, AA Narvani, I Hamid, AM Williams.
Epidemiology, Management and Outcomes of the Multiple Ligament Injured Knee.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br). (Article currently being reviewed)

T Mahmud, M Crocker, H Ellis.
The Functional Anatomy of the Gastro-Oesophageal Junction.
Clinical Anatomy. Volume 17, Issue 3, Page 280 (2004)

T Mahmud, M Arastu, H Ellis.
The Distribution of Fluid Within the Intra-peritoneal Cavity:
A Cadaveric Study. Clinical Anatomy. Volume 17, Issue 3, Page 281 (2004)

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