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Mr Basil Budair is a consultant orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon with a wealth of experience and a great reputation. Based in Birmingham, he offers his expertise to both adults and children with all types of foot and ankle conditions. His areas of specialty include bunions, lesser toes, plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon problems, and keyhole (arthroscopy) and minimally invasive surgery (MIS).
As a leading specialist in his field, Mr. Budair is well-known for his expertise in treating Arthritis of the foot and ankle (including ankle replacement surgery), sports injuries, diabetic foot complications, and neuromuscular disorders. He practices at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, one of Europe's largest and top-ranked orthopaedic institutions and serves as an honorary consultant at University Hospitals Birmingham and Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Mr Budair sees private patients at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, The Priory Hospital in Birmingham, The Vesey Private Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, and the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital’s Private Woodlands Suite.
He received his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in Trauma and Orthopaedics after completing his basic and higher specialist training in trauma and orthopaedics in the West Midlands. He was awarded a Master’s in surgical sciences from the University of Edinburgh, where he achieved distinction for his research on surgical education.
Mr Budair has completed several specialised fellowships, including a visiting fellowship at a leading center of orthopaedic excellence in Canada and a senior fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. He was also awarded a prestigious senior fellowship in foot and ankle surgery and diabetic foot reconstruction at King's College Hospital in London, both accredited by the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Mr Budair has a wealth of expertise and previously served as the lead for audit and research for the Birmingham Orthopaedic Network. He has published numerous academic papers in peer-reviewed journals and has contributed a chapter to a textbook. Mr Budair is also involved in supervising and training orthopaedic trainees and senior fellows, and he serves as a clinical supervisor for PhD and Masters biomedical engineering postgraduate students at Aston University. He is frequently invited as a faculty member on national and international courses.
Areas of interest
Bunion and forefoot corrections; Big toe arthritis; Minimally invasive and keyhole surgery; Achilles tendon problem and plantar fasciitis; Sports injuries; Arthritis surgery including ankle joint replacement and fusion; Morton's Neuroma; Neuromuscular disorders; Congenital pathologies and trauma; Orthopaedic management of diabetic foot conditions
Current NHS consultant posts held
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Bristol Road South
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