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Mr Sultan is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, working at BMI The Beaumont Hospital and Royal Bolton Hospital. He specialises in lower limb arthroplasty (knee and hip replacement), sports injuries, knee pain, patella kneecap disorders, soft tissue knee surgery and ligament reconstruction.
He completed his specialist surgical training in the North-West of England, and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Tr & Orth) and the Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in 2016. He undertook sub-specialist knee fellowships in Harrogate and Lyon / France with world-renowned knee surgeons, developing a special interest in partial knee replacement surgery, patella instability knee surgery, knee ligament reconstruction and soft tissue knee surgery.
Areas of interest
Knee surgery; knee pain; sports injuries; knee and hip osteoarthritis; knee arthroscopy / keyhole surgery; meniscus (cartilage) repair and meniscectomy; knee replacement surgery; total knee replacement TKR; partial unicompartmental knee replacement UKR; revision knee replacement; customised signature patient-specific knee replacement; revision knee replacement; patella (kneecap) joint surgery; medial patello-femoral ligament (MPFL) reconstruction; patella (kneecap) dislocation and re-alignment surgery; knee ligament reconstruction; anterior cruciate ligament ACL; posterior cruciate ligament PCL; anterolateral ligament ALL; MCL; LCL; PLC; cartilage regeneration surgery; knee re-alignment and osteotomy; hip injections; hip joint replacement.
- Jo Comerford (NHS - RBH)
- The Royal Bolton Hospital Minerva Road Farnworth Bolton BL4 0JR
- 01204 390591
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon,
Royal Bolton Hospital
Mr Sultan is experienced in clinical and laboratory research, including the use of gait analysis. He completed a MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering at Cardiff University. His dissertation, A New Approach to Prevention of Knee Osteoarthritis, was presented at national and international conferences, and awarded Sir John Charnley and the BASK (British Association of Surgeons of the Knee) prizes.
Mr Sultan has several publications and numerous presentations, with a focus on knee sports injuries and the treatment of knee osteoarthritis. He continues to publish and present his work on knee and hip pathology at national and international conferences. He regularly teaches on knee replacement and trauma surgery courses. In addition, he is a regular examiner of medical students at the University of Manchester, and is actively involved in the training of junior surgeons within the NHS.
Swimming, tennis, chess, photography.
North West Orthopaedic Association Best Adult Research Prize.
Sir John Charnley Best Paper Prize.
British Association of Surgeons of the Knee (BASK) best poster prize.
Pyomyositis: an unusual cause of hip pain in a patient on certolizumab pegol and leflunomide. Rheumatology 2018; doi:10.1093
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy for Refractory Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome. MOJ Orthop Rheumatol 2015;2(3):50–54
AP Pelvis and Frog Lateral for a Limping Child. Emerg Med J 2014;31:926–929 [PMID: 24421347]
A new approach to prevention of knee osteoarthritis: reducing medial load in the contralateral knee. J Rheumatol. 2013;40(3):309-15. [PMID: 23322462]
Review of variable quality trials finds that warming local anaesthetic to body temperature reduces self-reported pain of infiltration by 11 mm on a 100 mm rating scale. Evid Based Nurs. 2012;15(4):127-8. Invited Review [PMID: 22561145]
Theatre time utilisation in elective orthopaedic surgery. J Perioper Pract. 2012;22(8):262-5. [PMID: 23248928]
Unplanned overnight hospital stay in day-case arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Surgeon. 2012 Feb;10(1):16-9. [PMID: 22233552]
The range of the Oxford shoulder score in the asymptomatic population - a marker for post-operative improvement. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2011;93(8):629-33. [PMID: 22041241]
Septic arthritis versus transient synovitis of the hip in children: the value of clinical prediction algorithms. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010;92(9):1289-93. [PMID: 20798450]
Effect of warming local anaesthetics on pain of infiltration. Emerg Med J. 2007;24(10):723-5. Review. [PMID: 17901278]
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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- MBBS University of Jordan 2003
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons 2007
- MSc Orthopaedic Engineering Cardiff University 2012
- PGCert Postgraduate Medical Education Edge Hill University 2013
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2015
- Instructor - Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) Royal College of Surgeons 2015
- PGCert Medical Leadership in Practice University of Manchester 2016
- Harrogate Knee Fellowship Harrogate District Hospital 2016
- International Travelling Fellowship Lyon, France. 2017
Reference number 6093267
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member British Orthopaedic Association 2016
Details of entry to specialist register
- Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), 2016
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA),
British Medical Association (BMA),
General Medical Council (GMC).
Post treatment communication
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