Todays Date: Tuesday 1st December 2015

Arthroplasty Hip & Knee

Mr Abudu

Mr Abudu is an internationally acclaimed expert with long and established experience in routine and complex knee surgery. He has particular interests in primary and revision replacements, arthroscopy of knee joints, correction of major bone deformities, bone and joint infections, treatment of failed knee replacements, bone and soft tissue lumps, and major bone defects. He qualified as a medical doctor in 1987 with distinction, became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow in 1992, gained Master’s degree in Clinical Research in 1997, the Intercollegiate Fellowship in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in 2000 and underwent a fellowship programme in Orthopaedic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University Of Toronto Canada  in 2000 to 2001.

Mr Abudu has been an invited surgeon and lecturer in many countries outside the United Kingdom including the USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Australia, Portugal, Germany, Norway, Austria, Brazil, India, and Malaysia among others.

Mr Carter

Mr Carter graduated from St Thomas’ Hospital in London in 1979 and arrived at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in 1984, as a registrar. He was appointed to the Consultant Staff in 1992, in the Orthopaedic Oncology Department. He is currently the Clinical Director of the Orthopaedic Oncology Unit.

This Unit is the largest Centre treating people with bone and soft tissue tumours, in the World and the Unit receives over 1,500 people each year. The treatment that is offered to the paediatric patients is to accept referrals for any patient who is considered to have a tumour of their bones or muscles, either benign or malignant. We will arrange for the patients either to be seen in the clinic or admitted for scans, biopsy if necessary and to perform surgical treatment, if that is required.

There is a World Society of Bone Tumour Surgeons (International Society of Limb Salvage Surgery) and Mr Carter has been the President of that Society, and similarly the other Consultants in the Department have important roles in other National and International Societies. He is also an advisor for the Department of Health, the Health Service Ombudsman, The Health Care Commission, NICE and theNational Confidential Enquiry into Procedural Outcomes and Deaths.

Professor E T Davis

Professor Davis is a recognised expert in the management of patients with hip and knee problems that require surgical replacement. He is an expert in the use and development of computer navigation which improves the precision in which these operations can be performed. He’s a self-confessed perfectionist which has led him into the field of computer navigation in an effort to improve the outcomes for his patients. Professor Davis performs a wide range of different replacements using different techniques and different types of hip and knee replacements to match the requirements of individual’s needs.

Professor Davis also an expert in revision hip and knee replacement. He sees patients with worn-out or painful hip and knee replacements and use a number of different procedures including the latest techniques and materials to restore patients function.

He graduated from Birmingham University in 1996 and undertook his basic and higher surgical training in the West Midlands. He also undertook a year’s fellowship in revision hip and knee arthroplasty in Toronto, Canada.

He holds a MSc in Trauma and a postgraduate certificate in medical education as well as the FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics). He has a strong research background in both clinical and basic research, with over 50 national and international presentations and he is currently the Clinical Director for Research and Development at The ROH.

Presently, he is the lead surgeon designer in hip replacement and hip resurfacing for one of the world’s largest computer navigation companies (BrainLab). Professor Davis also works closely with orthopaedic implant companies in developing computer navigation in hip replacement and hip resurfacing in an effort to improve patient’s outcomes following the surgery.

Professor Davis is actively involved in education and is the Senior Clinical Lecturer and Senior Clinical Examiner at The University of Birmingham. He currently hold the title of Head of Academy at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital co-ordinating all undergraduate medical education. He is also the module lead for orthopaedics at the University of Birmingham.

Mr Dunlop

Mr Dunlop went to Medical School in Birmingham and qualified as a doctor in 1989. He then underwent further surgical training in Birmingham, Manchester and Vancouver before being appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham in 2001.

His fellowship year in Vancouver concentrated on Revision or ‘redo-’ hip and knee replacement surgery and was an opportunity to work with international leaders in this field.

Mr Dunlop specialises in Hip Arthroplasty (joint replacement) surgery performing hip replacements, revisions and resurfacings. Since 2008 he has been the Clinical Director for the Arthroplasty Service at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and since 2011 he’s been a member of the Executive Management Team. His priority, in his role and capacity, is to try to continually improve the quality of hip surgery.

Since 2001 Mr Dunlop has sat on the Infection Control Committee, facilitating the introduction of routine screening MRSA. Since 2009 he’s been involved in increased surveillance of Surgical Site Infections and hope that in the long term this will lead to further reductions in the incidence of significant deep infections after joint replacement surgery.

He’s been actively involved with the National Joint Registry (NJR) since it was established in April 2003 and is currently the NJR Regional clinical coordinator for the West Midlands.

Mr Dunlop uses a variety of hip implants ranging from hip resurfacings to complex specialised revision prostheses and proximal femoral replacements for occasional cases where there has been severe bone loss. For first time replacements he is able to offer the choice of hip resurfacing, uncemented total hip replacements with modern bearings or conventional cemented implants and will endeavour to match the best implants to each patient’s individual circumstances and requirements.

He enjoy’s spending any spare time with his wife and two daughters and has a keen interest in sport. He is an occasional golfer, hockey and tennis player and enjoy skiing. He has previously provided medical support at major Athletics events in Birmingham but now prefers going as a spectator.

Mr Jeys 

Mr Jeys has a major interest in hip and knee surgery. He uses a variety of hip replacements and knee replacements that allow him to tailor the operation specifically for the patient to optimise function.

He is a specialist in the treatment of bone tumours and soft tissue tumours and work in one of the largest bone and soft tissue tumour units in the world, treating many patients from the UK and from around the world.

He performs around 400 operations per year. Knee surgery includes, knee arthroscopy (key hole surgery for torn cartilages), knee replacement, revision (redo) knee replacements, unicompartmental knee replacement and conditions relating to a broken knee.

Hip surgery includes, hip replacement, revision (redo) hip replacements, hip fracture, tumour surgery (including pelvic reconstructions) and treating conditions relating to a broken hip.

Mr Jeys has published over 50 scientific papers in the worlds most important Orthopaedic Journals and has written 3 chapters in text books about surgery.

He regularly lectures around the world on joint replacement and tumour surgery and is also a reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (leading Orthopaedic Journal), helping to decide whether research is good enough to be published. Mr Jeys sits on several national committees including National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) and National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN).

Mr Massoud

Mr Massoud read medicine at Alexandria University Medical School, Egypt 1980-86. After moving to the UK in 1989, he trained in general surgical specialities, attaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1993.

He joined the Nottingham Higher Surgical Orthopaedic Training Scheme in 1995, attaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma & Orthopaedics in 1999.

Mr Massoud was appointed the Shoulder Surgery Fellow at the Reading Shoulder Unit in July 2000 for 1 year and trained in the Nottingham Shoulder and Elbow Unit for 6 months following  that. He trained extensively in arthroscopic, reconstructive and joint replacement surgery and management of sports injuries of the knee and shoulder. Mr Massoud was appointed a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Arthroscopy Unit at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and University Hospital Birmingham in January 2003.

He is a founding member of the Birmingham Knee & Shoulder clinic established in June 2004 and he performs around 700 arthroscopic, reconstructive & joint replacement procedures of the shoulder & knee annually.

Mr Moholkar

After training on the North Western & West Midlands Specialist Registrar training programme, Mr Moholkar took up the post of Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in December 2004. He completed a fellowship from the United States of America and a Sports Fellowship from Australia. He has a broad base of various aspects of Knee and Shoulder surgery (Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty) and a special interest in Total, Unicompartmental & Patello-Femoral Knee Replacement using Computer Assisted Minimally invasive approach.

He has published and presented several papers and posters both nationally and internationally.

Mr Pearson

Mr Pearson qualified at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in London and underwent his higher surgical training in orthopaedic surgery in the West Midlands. On completion of this training he undertook a fellowship in advanced hip surgery at The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.

He is actively involved in post-graduate and under-graduate teaching, being a senior lecturer for The University of Birmingham Medical School and Surgical Tutor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He has published papers and chapters in medical literature, taught other surgeons on courses and has presented work nationally and internationally. His research work centres on improving the success of hip replacement surgery for his patients. Mr Pearson has particular interest in the development of new and improved bearing surfaces for hip replacement surgery and in improving patient outcomes in revision hip replacement surgery for infection.

His orthopaedic practice encompasses primary and revision hip replacement surgery as well as hip resurfacing surgery. He receives tertiary referrals from other orthopaedic surgeons both regionally and nationally

Mr Revell

Mr Revell trained at Guys Hospital I London and did his junior surgical training posts in the South-East of England. He moved to Birmingham in 1998 and first worked at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital as junior in 1999. He trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the West Midlands.

Mr Revell’s fellowship training was in Revision Arthroplasty (revision of joint replacements) as the Cavendish Hip Fellow in Sheffield.

Since returning to Birmingham he has continued his interest in Revision work but also developed interests in complex primary joint replacement, including hip resurfacing and computer navigated knee replacement.

Mr Thomas

Mr Thomas has sixteen years’ experience as a consultant. He trained at the London Hospital and subsequently in Birmingham and Edinburgh. He has extensive experience in primary and revision hip and knee replacement and hip resurfacing.

Mr Thomas undertakes less common joint replacements, particularly in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, including shoulder resurfacing and total elbow replacement.

Mr Thomas is also the Medical Director at the Trust and has responsibilities at board level.

Mr Tilman

Mr Tilman has fourteen years’ experience as a consultant. He trained in Manchester and subsequently in Wrightington, Boston USA and the Mayo Clinic USA. He has extensive experience in primary and revision hip and knee replacement and hip resurfacing.

He has a recognised specialist in bone tumour surgery, and is a former president of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society. Mr Tilman is an examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons in the Orthopaedic Fellowship.

Mr Treacy

Mr Treacy became a consultant at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in 1994 specialising in hip replacement surgery.

He us especially well known for his pioneering work with Mr McMinn when they developed, what is known as “Birmingham Hip Replacement” which has transformed the hip replacement procedure.