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Last updated: 10 Apr 2020
Anant qualified as an orthopaedic surgeon in 1995. During the course of his training he was awarded the University Gold Medal in General Surgery.
He undertook specialist training in the Sheffield (North Trent) Orthopaedic rotation. Anants higher surgical training comprised of two fellowships : 1)Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
2)The prestigious National Spinal Fellowship at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. This was combined neurosurgical and orthopaedic spinal training.
Anant was appointed as a substantive consultant spinal surgeon at The Salford Royal Foundation Trust (Major trauma centre) and The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in 2013.
As a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at a large tertiary referral centre he routinely deals with many problems and procedures which are considered complex and rare in other centres. .Anant has a wide practice in spinal surgery undertaking complex procedures in all areas of the spine (cervical, thoracic and lumbar) including dealing with complex deformities and pathologies in children and adults.
Anant is a member of many spinal societies including the AO Spine Society and is on their faculty for education.
He is also the clinical governance lead for complex spinal surgery at Salford Royal Foundation Trust.
Anant is keen on continuous quality improvement in spinal surgery to ensure the best functional outcomes for my patients. He confidentially enter all patient data on to the British Spine Registry and Spinetango to assess his patient outcomes. This gives Anant a valuable self-audit tool to constantly improve his practise.
Areas of interest
Back and Neck Pain; Disc problems;Scoliosis correction; Degenerative spinal conditions; Cervical spinal surgery (Neck ); Diagnostic injections; MIS surgery,Paediatric spinal conditions.
Facet injections, Epidural Injections, cervical disc replacement;Lumbar problems (Low Back ); Microdiscectomies and Microdecompressions.
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Craig Carroll Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Salford Royal Foundation Trust
Stott Lane, Salford
Consultant Paediatric Spinal Surgeon
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
University Hospitals of Central Manchester
1) Pre operative templating for corrective surgery in Adolescent Scoliosis
2) Use of overcontoured railrods to achieve sagittal plane correction in AIS surgery
The above ar part of a International multicentre trial.
Patient reported outcomes following PLIF/TLIF(Interbody Fusion) in 400 cases.
I enjoy cooking and spend a lot of my little free time in trying new recipes. It helps me unwind.
I love reading thrillers and cricket related journals
-Gold Medal in Gen Surgery (MBBS)
-Distinction in Anatomy and Ophthalmology (MBBS)
-Gold Medal in Orthopaedic Surgery (MS Orthopaedics)
Current Concepts in the surgical management of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery. Tambe AD, Panikkar et al.Bone Joint J 2018:100-B:415-24.
First international conference on RASopathies and Neurofibromatosis:Identification and advances of new therapeutics..American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A.DOI10.1002/ajmg.a.61125
Whitehouse S, Verma R & Tambe A et al
Validation of Oswestry Risk Index
European Spine Journal. Nov 13;2014 Epub ahead of print.
Tambe A D, Michael A L R
Adult degenerative scoliosis; A review.
Orthopaedics & Trauma.2011 Dec; Vol 25, Issue 6: 413-424.
Tambe A D, Cole A A
Spinal fractures in adults.
Surgery .2012; Volume 30; Issue 3.
Akbarnia B A, Breakwell L M, Marks D S, McCarthy R E, Thompson A G, Canale S K, Kostial P, Tambe A, Asher M A; Growing Spine Study Group
Dual growing rod technique followed for three to eleven years until final fusion: the effect of frequency of lengthening.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2008 Apr 20; 33(9): 984-90.PMID: 18427320
Tambe A D, Is radiolunate fusion (Chamay) a viable option in advanced Kienbocks disease?
Acta Orthop Belg. 2007 Oct; 73(5): 598-603.
Tambe A D,
Wrist fusion versus limited carpal fusion in advanced Kienbocks disease.
Int Orthop. 2005 Dec; 29(6): 355-8. Epub 2005 Oct 5
Tambe A D,
Scaphoid non-union: does the source of graft affect outcome, radius grafts versus iliac crest grafts.
J Hand Surg Br. 2006 Feb; 31(1):47-51. Epub 2005 Sep 6.
Tambe A D,
Scaphoid non-union: the role of vascularised grafting in recalcitrant non unions.
J Hand Surg Br. 2006 Apr; 31(2): 185-90. Epub 2005 Nov 2.
Tambe A D,
Fractures of the distal third of the clavicle treated by hook plating.
Int Orthop. 2006 Feb;30(1):7-10. Epub 2005 Oct 19.PMID:1
Tambe A D,
Anterior cruciate ligament insufficiency: does delay in index surgery affect outcome in recreational athletes.
Int Orthop. 2006 Apr; 30(2): 104-9. Epub 2006 Feb 24.PMID:16501976
Tambe A D,
A new technique for fixing unstable Weber B fractures of the ankle: valuation of outcome in the elderly and those with poor skin envelope.
Foot and Ankle Surgery (European & British Edition); 2004, Vol 10, 239-256.
Tambe A D, Murali S R, Marshall A
The role of an automated electro-physiologic neuro-diagnostic device [AEND] in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome.
BMJ. 22 July 2005 (Online). BMJ 2005; 330 (26 March). doi:10.1136/bmj.330.7493.0-e.
- MBBS Govt Medical College, Nagpur, India 1994
- MS ,Orthopaedic Surgery University of Nagpur, Nagpur, India 1996
- DNB Orthopaedics Diplomate of the National Board, New Delhi, India 2000
- FRCS (Surg In Gen) Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow 2001
- MCH Orthopaedics Liverpool University 2007
- FRCS(TR & ORTH) Royal College of surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow 2009
- Senior Spinal Fellow University Hospitals Of Sheffield 2011
- National Spinal Fellow Leeds Teaching Hospitals 2012
Reference number 5195249
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Clinical Governance Lead Salford Royal Foundation trust 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Orthopaedics and Trauma, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
British Scoliosis Society
- BMI Alexandra Hospital
- 08:00 - 09:00
- 07825 810370
- Spire Manchester
- 18:30 - 19:30
- 07825 810370
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