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Mr Achan is a senior Orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee surgery. He is fellowship trained in the US and Australia and his NHS practice is at Barts Health NHS Trust. He was Chief of Orthopaedic surgery there for 8 years. He qualified from Barts Hospital Medical school in 1993 and obtained his FRCS in 1996. He was the Hip society Travelling fellow in 2009 lecturing at Stanford, Harvard and the Mayo Clinic and the ABC travelling fellow in 2014 - The most prestigious award in Orthopaedics in the country. He lectured on hip and knee surgery techniques as well as leadership at Harvard, NYU, Emory, McMaster, Duke, The Campbell Clinic and Vanderbilt. Mr Achan has been The Programme Director to the Percival Pott Training Programme for nearly 10 years. This is one of the oldest Orthopaedic Training Programmes in the country and has produced some of the finest Orthopaedic Surgeons including recent Presidents of the BOA such as John Getty, David Jones, David Dandy, Hugh Phillips. It's trainees still visit The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, The Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Grmond Street l and The Royal London Hospitals. He has a masters in Healthcare leadership from Cornell, has attended leadership programmes at INSEAD and Harvard Business School and currently runs a Leadership programme in conjunction with the Kings Fund for Consultants.
Areas of interest
Young adult; joint preservation; sports injury; knee pain; hip pain; ski injury; partial joint replacement; custom joint replacement; knee preservation; hip preservation; custom hip replacement; custom knee replacement; hip arthroscopy; minimally invasive; knee replacement; 18-99; Arthroscopy; Knee surgery; Hip replacement surgery; Arthroplasty; Revision surgery (orthopaedic); Meniscal disease; Sports injuries; ACL injury; knee ligament injury; ligament reconstruction; bespoke surgery; knee advice; hip advice; knee cartilage injury; knee meniscal injury; hip labral injury; hip impingement; knee keyhole surgery; young sports injury; football injury; rugby injury; knee second opinion; hip second opinion; knee revision surgery; hip revision surgery; complex knee problems; complex hip problems
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- The Princess Grace Hospital Out Patient Department 30 Devonshire Street LONDON W1G 6PU
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Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Mark Harris Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Ex Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Barts Health NHS Trust - Royal London Hospital
The Programme Director to the Percival Pott Training Programme
Barts Health Lead for Consultant Leadership programme in conjunction with the Kings Fund
Deputy lead for NCNEThames STC in Orthopaedics
Young Adult hip
Knee sports injury
Knee preservation surgery
Painting Oil on Canvas
Hip society travelling fellow 2009
ABC Travelling Fellow 2014
Invited lectures at HJD NYU, Duke, British Hip society, Stanford, Mayo Clinic, Harvard / Mass Gen.
Over 20 peer reviewed publications in basic science, translational medicine and Clinical trails.
Plus chapters in published textbooks.
- Medical Qualification MBBS Medical College of St Bartholomews Hospital 1993
- FRCS (Eng) RCS England 1996
- FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) RCS England 2003
- Masters in Healthcare Leadership Cornell University 2012
- Fellowship training in trauma HJD/NYU New York 2003
- Fellowship training in Joint Reconstruction and sports Gold Coast - John Flynn Hospital 2005
Reference number 4038450
Affiliations / memberships
British Hip Society
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.