Mr Adam Ajis

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Disorders of the Foot & Ankle

BMedSc(Hons Physiol) MBChB MRCSEd FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Year qualified:2002

Specialty

Personal profile

Health Matters Consultant Contributor Mr Adam Ajis is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a dedicated special interest in disorders of the foot and ankle. He treats all conditions from routine to complex with no problem being too small. Surgical and non surgical options will be given where possible and a personalised treatment plan will be offered. Mr Ajis understands that every patient is unique and every treatment plan will be tailored to their specific situation. His qualities of care, compassion and good communication will ensure every patient receives treatment of the highest standard and that every patient understands his/her condition and how different treatments work.

Training

Mr Ajis completed his higher surgical training in orthopaedic surgery in Cheshire/Merseyside, culminating in achieving Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons. Here he developed an interest in foot & ankle surgery and was awarded a place on one of the most sought after and highly regarded international foot & ankle training fellowships, at the Institute for Foot & Ankle Reconstruction in the USA with Dr Mark Myerson. Following this, further fellowship training was undertaken with one of the most experienced foot & ankle surgeons in the UK, Mr Nicholas Geary. Being dual fellowship trained has meant that Mr Ajis is familiar with the latest cutting edge treatments with experience in complex foot & ankle reconstruction surgery, ankle replacement surgery, revision (re-do) ankle replacement surgery, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for the foot and ankle, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy, extra corporeal shockwave therapy, sports injuries, enhanced recovery regimes as well as bunion and lesser toe surgery.

Teaching & Research

Throughout his career Mr Ajis has maintained a keen interest in research. Starting at medical school he was successful in gaining BMedSc(Hons Physiol) in addition to his medical degree. Primarily motivated by a desire to add to the field of foot & ankle surgery, Mr Ajis has published numerous research papers in high impact factor peer reviewed journals including review articles and book chapters. He has represented his specialty on a national level at the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) UK.

Throughout his career Mr Ajis has won a number of prizes and awards for academic distinctions and travelling fellowships. He has delivered many educational presentations to surgeons at local, national and international meetings. He has led many audit/research projects that have resulted in safer surgery, improved patient outcomes and a significantly better patient experience.

Mr Ajis is an enthusiastic educator. He is an interviewer and examiner at Brighton & Sussex Medical School and is involved with training the next generation of doctors. He is also faculty on a number of training courses in foot & ankle surgery held throughout the country.

During leisure time Mr Ajis enjoys tennis and Formula One motorsport. As an established National Trust member he is steadily making his way around all the different properties with his wife and young family.

 

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Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Medical Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Surgical and non surgical treatments to all parts of the foot & ankle including:
  • bunion surgery
  • hammer toe straightening
  • minimally invasive and keyhole surgery
  • shockwave therapy
  • heel pain
  • plantar fasciitis
  • achilles tendon surgery
  • tendoscopy
  • PRP therapy
  • arthroscopy
  • arthritis of the big toe (hallux rigidus), ankle, hindfoot, midfoot and forefoot
  • joint replacement
  • joint fusion
  • flat foot surgery
  • cavus (high arch) foot surgery
  • mortons neuroma
  • trauma surgery
  • ankle instability

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