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Mr Shakir Hussain is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Hip and Knee replacement surgery. Mr Hussain�s NHS work is based at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. He is a member of the British Hip Society, the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).
Mr Hussain completed basic surgical training in Birmingham and Bristol and the higher speciality training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the Birmingham Orthopaedic Training Programme. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Ortho) in 2019 and CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in 2020. Mr Hussain undertook an advanced fellowship in lower limb arthroplasty in well-established centres, including Nottingham, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and North Bristol Trust. The fellowships helped him gain experience in managing complex problems of the hip and knee joints. He was awarded the prestigious British Hip Society travelling fellowship and visited the ENDO-Klinik Hamburg Germany, a centre of excellence for joint replacements. He particularly learned their unique methods of dealing with infected joint replacements.
Mr Hussain has a special interest in Hip resurfacing arthroplasty. Hip resurfacing is an anatomical and bone-conserving hip surgery for young athletic males with hip arthritis, keen to maintain high-level activities, including sports. Mr Hussain performs Hip and Knee joint replacement, re-do surgery for failed hip and knee joint replacements, and fixation or replacement of periprosthetic fractures. He also has a special interest in the management of prosthetic joint infections. He also uses the latest technologies in arthroplasty, i.e. robotic-assisted joint replacement and navigation. Mr Hussain also started doing day-case surgery for suitable patients, where patients are safely discharged the same day after a hip or knee replacement surgery.
Mr Hussain is a member of various quality improvement committees, striving to improve the quality of services and patient satisfaction. He has completed multiple research projects and has been awarded various academic prizes. He has authored a textbook chapter about hip replacement and has published several scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Mr Hussain regularly teaches courses, including ATLS, and trains local Orthopaedic trainees.
Areas of interest
Total hip replacement
Hip resurfacing arthroplasty
Computer navigation hip replacement
Robotic arm-assisted hip replacement
Revision hip replacement
Total knee replacement
Robotic arm-assisted knee replacement
Revision knee replacement