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Last updated: 13 May 2020
Mr Fayaz Callachand was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Altnagelvin Area Hospital in 2019. This is a busy NHS trauma and elective orthopaedic unit.
Fayaz specialises in hip and knee surgery, performing predominantly primary and revision arthroplasty, as well as soft tissue knee and ACL surgery.
Fayaz graduated in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast, and completed his specialist orthopaedic training in Northern Ireland. In 2016, he undertook a 1 year arthroplasty fellowship in Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, with Prof John O’Byrne. This fellowship covered all aspects of lower limb joint arthroplasty including partial, complex primary and revision.
Fayaz has a keen in interest in research, and has presented and published on a national and international level. He was part of a team that set up a multi-centre international study into the use of Next Generation Sequencing in diagnosing bone and joint infections, currently ongoing in Cappagh Hospital.
Fayaz enjoys education and regularly teaches as a faculty member on ATLS courses in Northern Ireland.
Areas of interest
Hip Arthritis; Total Hip Arthroplasty; Revision Hip Arthroplasty; Trochanteric bursitis; Trochanteric bursa injection; Knee Arthritis; Knee injection; Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty; Total Knee Arthroplasty; Revision Knee Arthroplasty; Meniscal tear; Knee arthroscopy; Meniscal debridement and repair; ACL tear; Arthroscopic ACL reconstruction; fracture fixation.
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Aidan Campbell Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Altnagelvin Area Hospital
The use of next generation sequencing techniques in diagnosis and treatment of bone and joint infections - prospective multi centre cohort study currently being carried out between Mater Hospital and Cappagh Hospital.
Analysis of calcium phopshate cement in a bovine vertebroplasty model - presented at BOA conference 2013.
- MBBS Queens University Belfast 2003
- MRCSI Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 2007
- Dip SEM UK Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 2010
- MSc Orthopaedic Engineering Cardiff University 2013
- FRCS (T&O) Royal College of Surgeons Ireland 2015
Reference number 6074488
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, 2016
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