Mr Bilal M Barkatali

The Knee Expert (

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


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Specialises in

  • Hip
  • Knee

About us

Bilal is a knee specialist consultant Orthopaedic surgeon. He specialises in all knee conditions including sports knee injuries, cartilage regeneration and knee and hip joint replacement surgery.
He qualified in 2004 and has performed thousands of surgical procedures with excellent clinical results and high levels of patient satisfaction.
Bilal is an NHS consultant at Salford Royal University Teaching NHS Trust, which is one of the leading hospital trusts in the UK. It serves as the MTC (Major Trauma Centre) for the Northwest of England, treating severe and complex cases of trauma surgery. He is the clinical lead responsible for elective surgery, national joint registry and enhanced recovery. He is also actively involved in teaching and training young doctors and surgeons of the future.
Bilal has a passion for research and has published numerous peer-reviewed publications, and presented at international, national and regional academic meetings, winning a number of awards.
He is currently involved in a number of multi-centre national trials, as well as collaborations with the universities of Manchester and Salford. His current work is looking into stem cell research and biomaterials. He has recently been appointed Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester.

Areas of interest

Knee pain; Knee instability; knee locking; knee giving way: Knee cap instability; knee cap dislocation; knee arthritis; knee swelling; Knee surgery; knee injections; knee rehabilitation; knee cartilage; knee ligaments; knee tendons

Sports trauma of the knee:
Knee ACL reconstruction; knee multi-ligament reconstruction; knee meniscal repair/resection; knee patellofemoral instability; knee MPFL reconstruction; knee tibial tubercle transfer.

knee replacement; hip replacement; partial knee replacement; knee high tibial osteotomy; knee cartilage regeneration (if suitable); revision knee replacement

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