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Mr Quamar Bismil MBChB(Hons) MRCS DipSEM MFSEM DMSMed FRCSEd(Tr and Orth) is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He qualified as a doctor with Honours from Leeds University School of Medicine in 2000. Since then he has successfully completed basic surgical training in West Yorkshire and six years of higher surgical training in orthopaedics and trauma in London, culminating in the award of a CCT in Trauma and Orthopaedics.
His academic and clinical interests are in soft-tissue orthopaedic problems including minimally invasive surgery and wide awake hand surgery (WAHS). Mr Bismil spent half of his six year orthopaedic training learning soft-tissue surgical techniques through attachments with eminent hand surgeons (orthopaedic and plastic surgeons), upper limb surgeons and arthroscopists. This included a prestigious hand surgery fellowship at St Georges Hospital London when he was attached to a number of eminent orthopaedic and plastic surgeons. After successfully completing his FRCS exit examination in Trauma and Orthopaedics he spent the last 2 years of his training programme with experts in upper limb surgery, arthroscopy and soft-tissue problems. This included an arthroscopy and soft-tissue fellowship.
Throughout his postgraduate career Mr Bismil has devoted a great deal of time and effort into the evidence-based advancement of orthopaedic soft-tissue problems including arthroscopy and hand surgery- through peer-reviewed publication. He has over one hundred publications, prizes and presentations. He has significant postgraduate experience in sports and exercise medicine and musculoskeletal medicine.
Upon completion of his higher surgical training, Mr Bismil joined his father Mr MSK Bismil the pioneer of One Stop Wide Awake Hand Surgery: in a practice which has now treated thousands of wide awake hand surgery patients; with published outcomes.
Moreover, he has performed several hundred wide awake Dupuytren's fasciectomies- with published peer-reviewed outcomes.
The wide awake hand surgery service (see publications above) is now established in the prestigious setting of The Harley Street Hand Clinic at Queen Anne Street Medical Centre off Harley Street in Central London:
Quamar Bismil has extensive orthopaedic medicolegal experience and academic experience in the management of soft-tissue injuries including whiplash associated disorder
Quamar Bismil is a founder member and group secretary of the worldwide awake hand surgery group.
Areas of interest
Quamar MK Bismil qualified as a doctor with Honours in 2000. His academic and clinical interests are in soft-tissue orthopaedic problems including: Wide Awake Hand Surgery (WAHS), minimally invasive surgery and musculoskeletal exercise-based rehabilitation. Mr Bismil devoted half of his higher surgical training in orthopaedics to soft-tissue problems, including a hand surgery fellowship at St Georges Hospital London and a year-long soft-tissue fellowship. Upon attainment of the orthopaedic CCT, Mr Bismil joined his father and consultant colleague in a practice which has treated thousands of WAHS patients with peer-reviewed outcomes. Quamar Bismil is triply qualified, with the Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma and Orthopaedics, the Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine and the Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine. He has published multiple papers and textbooks and is one of a handful of surgeons worldwide who has performed well over 1000 WAHS operations.
- One Stop Wide Awake Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery
- Worldwide Awake Hand Surgery Group
- Wide Awake Dupuytren's Fasciectomy
- Quamar Bismil personal profile
- ExpertOrthopaedics.Com medicolegal website edited by Mr Quamar Bismil
- One Stop Wide Awake Surgery on Wikipedia
- Harley Street Hand Clinic
- Musculoskeletal And Exercise Based Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
- Dedicated OSWA Patient Information Site
- OSWA Dupuytren's Microsite
Current NHS consultant posts held
Mr Bismils' one stop wide awake hand surgery (OSWA) service has treated several thousand nhs patients in Lincolnshire and London. Mr Bismil is presently working with QASMC with a view to enabling NHS patients to benefit from his expertise once again.
Soft-tissue orthopaedic problems including wide awake hand , minimally invasive surgery and musculoskeletal and exercise-based rehabilitation.
Golf, cricket, football, cooking and gardening.
Mr Bismil achieved an undergraduate medical degree from the University Of Leeds with Honours; and also attained several distinctions at medical school. He is a member of MENSA the high IQ society. Mr Bismil is usually triply qualified in orthopaedic surgery, sports and exercise medicine and musculoskeletal medicine.
English and a (very) basic understanding of hindi/urdu. About to learn some Arabic too!!!
Quamar Bismil has published extensively in soft-tissue orthopaedics including hand surgery, minimally invasive techniques and musculoskeletal and exercise-based rehabilitation. He has published in a wide variety of high impact factor journals throughout the world including: multiple publications in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery; the American Journal of Sports Medicine; and the journal of hand surgery. Please search on Pubmed or Google or Google Scholar.
Courses offered to GPs
Please contact Quamar Bismil at The Wide Awake Hand Surgery Group for free courses, talks and seminars the group offers to GPs
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Please search "one stop wide awake" to find my outcomes published after peer review by the Royal Society of Medicine press:
- MBChB with Honours University Of Leeds School Of Medicine 2000
- Member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2003
- Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine British Institute Of Musculoskeletal Medicine 2013
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 2007
- Member of The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine 2008
- Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Trauma and Orthopaediics Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2008
Details of entry to specialist register
- Specialty Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2011
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
Medical Protection Society
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Worldwide Awake Hand Surgery Group
- Queen Anne Street Medical Centre 18-22 Queen...
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- 07581 369015
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