Mr Ayaz Lakdawala

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

FRCS (Tr & Orth), MRCS (Eng), MBBS

Year qualified:1997

Languages:English, Gujarati, Hindi and Urdu

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Ayaz Lakdawala is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon who has a special interest and expertise in knee and sports surgery, lower limb arthroplasty (knee and hip replacements) and complex fractures. He uses computer navigation (Ortho-pilot ™) for improved surgical accuracy during knee replacements. He performs knee ligament reconstructions including ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) reconstruction, arthroscopic knee procedures and offers treatment of knee meniscal tears and cartilage injuries.

He spent 18 months in research on knee surgery at Royal London Hospital and Holly House Hospital. He was selected for higher specialist training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the West-Midlands where he trained at the internationally known hospitals - Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Following that, he was selected to the post of Senior Clinical Fellow at world renowned knee fellowship centres at King’s College Hospital, London and Exeter Knee Reconstruction Unit at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital NHS Trust.

He is actively involved in teaching and training, has published in international journals and presented papers at international conferences and meetings. He is also an examiner for the Warwick Medical School and trainer for junior doctors and senior registrars.

He was appointed as the Regional Director for Royal College of Surgeon of England (RCSE) and chairs the professional affairs board. His work with the RCSE is about improving surgical standards, patient care and improving surgical training.

He enjoys cricket, football, reading about history and extremely interested in new and emerging technology.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Association of Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

Clinical Interests

All treatments for injuries to knee and knee osteoarthritis:

  • Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
  • Computer Navigated Knee Replacement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Treatment of Knee Injuries
  • Medial Patello-Femoral Ligament Reconstruction
  • Meniscal Repair
  • Cartilage Regeneration Procedures - Micro-fracture and Augmented Micro-fracture
  • Patello-Femoral Replacement

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

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