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Mr Nezar Tumia had his high specialist orthopaedic training in Aberdeen after finishing a degree of MD (Doctorate of Medicine) in a research on knee cartilage engineering. He travelled to Toronto to work in one of the most prestigious and highly specialised orthopaedic centre for a fellowship. He carried out a large number of knee and hip arthroplasty achieving high patient satisfaction and had complication rate well below the national average with a reported infection rate of 0%. He published and presented his research work internationally and won best paper award in Germany in 2009.
Areas of interest
My practice includes;
- Therapeutic hip arthroscopy (keyhole surgery) for sport related and other hip pathologies.
- Primary (cemented and uncemented) and complex revision (redo) and reconstruction hip replacement surgery.
- Total and partial knee replacement and revision (redo) knee replacement
- Periprosthetic fracture surgery (fractures around joint implants)
- Trauma surgery
- Foot surgery and ankle arthroscopy (keyhole)
- Lynne Ismail
- Department of Orthopaedics Queen Elizabeth Hospital GATESHEAD NE9 6SX
- 0191 445 3664
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
1- The North East Surgery Centre
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
2- Nuffield Health Newcastle
• Modern ceramic on ceramic hip replacement.
• Hip resurfacing for young people with osteoarthritis.
• The use of computer navigation in hip resurfacing.
• Surface bearing in total hip replacement. The
• Knee meniscal cartilage regeneration. Enhancing cartilage repair in order to prevent knee joint osteoarthritis.
• Contamination in the operative theatre and its potential source.
- Best Paper Award in Germany 2009
- Pfizer Travel Award 2004
- Grant of 56K towards research funding
1. A Comparison of Conventional Guidewire Alignment Jigs with Imageless Computer Navigation in Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am), 2010 Aug 4;92(9):1834-41.
2. Assessment of Accuracy and Reliability in Pre-operative Templating for Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2010 April; 25, 445-49.
3. Imageless Computer Navigation without Pre-operative Templating may lead to Femoral Head Malpreparation in Hip Resurfacing. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), Oct. 2009; Vol 91, No. 10.
4. Platelet derived growth factor-AB enhances knee meniscal cell activity in vitro. The Knee. 2009 Jan;16(1):73-6.
5. Anterior knee pain. Trauma. 2005; 7: 11-18.
6. Regional regenerative potential of meniscal cartilage exposed to recombinant Insulin Like Growth Factor I in vitro. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery [Br]. 2004; 86-B:1077-81.
1. A review of revision hip arthroplasty for ceramic. SICOT Annual Meeting. Dubai, 28-30 November 2012.
2. A prospective study on factors affecting length of stay following hip and knee arthroplasty. SICOT Annual Meeting. Dubai, 28-30 November 2012.
3. Ceramic on ceramic hip arthroplasty. One to ten year results from a single centre. The British Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. Manchester, September 2012.
4. Post operative pain relief following total knee replacement. The 13th European federation of the National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Annual Meeting (EFORT), Berlin 23-25 may 2012.
5. Ceramic on ceramic hip arthroplasty. Mid term results from a single centre The RCSEd Lister Centenary Meeting, Edinburgh 2012.
6. Clinical and academic advantages of a local trauma management software. The RCSEd Lister Centenary Meeting, Edinburgh 2012.
7. Squeaking following ceramic on ceramic hip arthroplasty. Should we be concerned? The RCSEd Lister Centenary Meeting, Edinburgh 2012.
8. The Emergency Management of Hip Fracture Patients. The RCSEd Lister Centenary Meeting, Edinburgh 2012.
9. Should we be concerned about squeaking following ceramic on ceramic hip arthroplasty? The Annual British Hip Society Meeting. Manchester, 2012.
10. Medium term results of ceramic-on-ceramic total hip arthroplasty. The Annual British Hip Society Meeting. Manchester, 2012.
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