Mr Syed S Ahmed

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics

MBChB, LLM, MSc, FRCS


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I graduated from University of Sheffield’s Medical School in 2008. I completed my Higher Surgical Training in trauma and orthopaedics in Kent, Surrey and Sussex. I then went on to gain international experience in Toronto to further sub-specialise in lower limb arthroplasty. Following this, I worked at University College London Hospital gaining significant experience in complex hip and knee replacements, revision hip surgery and robotic hip and knee arthroplasty. I also have a specialist interest in managing prosthetic joint infections.

I am very keen to teach junior trainees and have previously lectured on Master’s Programmes at University College London and Canterbury Christ Church University. I am an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor and a tutor on the Basic Surgical Skills course for the Royal College of Surgeons.

I have been awarded the British Hip Society Travelling Fellowship, The European Hip Society Travelling Fellowship and the 'Current Concepts in Joint Replacement' Scholarship.

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Treatment information

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

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Lower limb arthroplasty
  • Lower limb trauma
  • Periprosthetic fracture management
  • Revision hip replacement

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Hip surgery
Hip resurfacing
Hip revision surgery
Knee surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Osteoarthritis
Soft tissue injuries
Sports injury

Special clinical interests: Managing prosthetic joint infections.

Qualification and professional memberships

MSc / University of Brighton / 2018
Master of Science in Trauma and Orthopaedics

FRCS (Tr & Orth.) / Royal College of Surgeons, England / 2017
Awarded the Fellowship in Trauma & Orthopaedics by the Royal College of Surgeons, England

LLM / University of Cardiff / 2015
Merit Awarded. masters in Legal Medicine

MBChB / University of Sheffield / 2008
Bachelors in Medicine and Surgery


Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association

British Hip Society

European Hip Society

Research and publications

I have widely published in several peer reviewed journals and also presented at international orthopaedic meetings in Canada, Switzerland, Portugal and India.

Research interests:

  • Enhance recovery
  • Hip reconstruction
  • Outcome measures following arthroplasty
  • Robotic joint replacements


Articles

ResearchGate - publications

Current NHS posts

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Personal profile

I am a keen and enthusiastic tennis player and an avid Roger Federer fan!

Contact information

Telephone 01892 741 150