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Faisal or “Fraz’” was appointed as a full time consultant in orthopaedic surgery at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham in August 2008. His special interests include knee and shoulder surgery as part of the arthroscopy team where he is the Clinical Services Lead for the department.
His undergraduate training was at the London teaching hospital Charing Cross and Westminster medical school qualifying in 1993. He completed his specialist orthopaedic training at the University of Leicester teaching hospitals, Trent training programmme attaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma & Orthopaedics in 2006. He went on to achieve dual fellowship training in knee and shoulder surgery.
Fraz has a specialist interest in the treatment of young osteoarthritic knees with procedures such as tibial and femoral osteotomy, articular cartilage repair surgery and unicompartmental knee replacements. The management of sports injuries was a focus of his fellowship training and he performs ACL reconstructions, complex knee multi ligament reconstruction, and arthroscopic meniscal repair. His NHS practice is based at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital where he performs over 100 total knee replacements a year as well as complex primary and revision knee arthroplasty surgery.
The other half of his practice is dealing with shoulder problems ranging from shoulder joint replacements to arthroscopic procedures for impingement, instability and stiffness. His special interest is in cuff repair solutions with work on repair augmentation, SCR and subacromial interposition.
Fraz is currently an Academy Tutor for the University of Birmingham organizing the undergraduate orthopaedic education programme as well as delivering lectures to the forth year medical students. He is an educational supervisor for specialist orthopaedic registrar training in Birmingham where he was awarded Trainer of the Year 2018 for his commitment to education.
Outside work he is a member of Mosley Golf Club where you can often catch him on a Sunday morning working on his handicap
Areas of interest
Shoulder arthroscopy;subacromial impingement;rotator cuff tears;frozen shoulder;shoulder dislocations;shoulder arthroplasty;knee arthroscopy;ligament injury;meniscal tears;cartilage repair;osteotomy;young knee osteoarthritis;knee arthroplasty;partial knee replacements
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Clinical Services Lead
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Shoulder cuff repair solutions
Member of Mosley Golf club
Trainer of the year 2017/18
Courses offered to GPs
Lecturing through the Birmingham Knee and Shoulder clinic and The Midlands Orthopaedic Practice.
- MBBS London 1993
- FRCS (trauma & Orthopaedics) Edinburgh 2006
Reference number 4029681
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2007
- Bmi The Edgbaston Hospital
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 0121 446 1670
- BMI The Priory Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 0121 446 1670
- spire parkway hospital
- 15:30 - 17:00
- 0121 704 1451
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