Mr Wiqqas Jamil

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Professional biography

Mr Jamil is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in all aspects of knee surgery and also primary hip replacement. His knee practice covers all aspects of knee surgery, from sports injuries to arthritis of the knee. He commonly performs arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, cruciate ligament reconstruction and both total and partial knee replacements. His specialist areas of interest include cruciate ligament injuries and other sports-related trauma including cartilage injuries and osteochondral defect resurfacing.

Having grown up in Manchester and attending Bolton School, Mr Jamil went on to study medicine at The University of Leeds from which he graduated in 2002, having excelled academically and in sporting activities as Rugby 1stXV and Cricket Captain. He completed his higher surgical training within the prestigious Northwest Orthopaedic training programme. His NHS practice is based at Tameside General Hospital.

Prior to starting his Consultant practice Mr Jamil completed regional, national and international fellowships in knee surgery, becoming a specialist in this field. He was a recipient of the British Orthopaedic Foundation Traveling Fellowship for his international fellowship which was completed in Australia at 2 prestigious sports medicine clinics in Sydney and Brisbane, treating amongst other things, injuries in elite and professional athletes.

Throughout his career, Mr Jamil has regularly been involved in research, audit and teaching. He has presented his research in publications and at national and international meetings. He is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor and University PBL tutor. During his career, he has published numerous peer reviewed research articles and continues his interest in research. This includes collaborations with the Universities of Manchester and Salford.

Mr Jamil is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, a member of the British Association for Surgery of the Knee, the British Orthopaedic Association, AO Trauma Europe, European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy and the Northwest Orthopaedic Association.

Consultant Profile

  • Language: English
  • Qualifications: BSc, MBChB, FRCS (Trauma & Orth)

Specialty and expertise

  • Speciality: Lower limb surgery
  • Sub Specialities: Sport injuries, cruciate ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, osteochondral defect resurfacing

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