Mr Aslam Mohammed is highly experienced and well-respected hip and knee surgeon, practicing in the North West and Central London. He treats high-level athletes, those playing recreational sport and patients with degenerative conditions (arthritis) of the hip and knee.
He has a NHS Consultant post at the world-renowned Wrightington Hospital for Joint Disease, which is a specialist orthopaedic centre; it is where Sir John Charnley developed hip replacement surgery in the 1960’s. Mr Aslam Mohammed was appointed in 1995 and in his practice he has been able to achieve one of the lowest infection and revision rates for joint replacement surgery in his practice, as recorded by the National Joint Registry ( NJR).
G K Rose Prize for Biomechanics and the Professors Gold Medal
Mr Aslam Mohammed qualified in 1984 from the Welsh National School of Medicine in Cardiff. He did his basic surgical training in London, working at Kings College Hospital, The Maudsley Hospital Neurosurgical Unit and at Queen Marys’ Children’s Hospital.He undertook his specialist training in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery on one of the most prestigious training programmes in the UK at The Robert Jones Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry and at The North Staffordshire Hospital in Stoke on Trent. On completion of his training he was awarded the intercollegiate FRCS (Tr & Orth).
During his training he was awarded G K Rose Prize for Biomechanics and the Professors Gold Medal for his research into bone cell culture techniques related to fracture healing.
To maintain his position at the forefront of innovation and knowledge he has spent a considerable amount of time visiting key centres both in Europe and the USA to discuss and exchange ideas on the latest techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Following his Consultant appointment he has successfully established two new units at Wrightington Hospital to provide specialist services in soft tissue and sports injury of the hip and knee and a service for young adult hip problems. He has been able to develop these into thriving units where he now leads two teams now with four surgeons in each speciality.
In 1996 he developed instruments for hip arthroscopy to allow minimally invasive access to the hip joint. He has a vast experience and expertise in hip arthroscopy to treat hip pathology, particularly femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI) and labral surgery.
Research and Development
Mr Aslam Mohammed maintains a keen interest in research and development, his current research interests include fixation of ligament grafts in cruciate ligament reconstruction, minimal invasive hip surgery and the application of computers to assist in specific minimally invasive surgical procedures in the hip and knee. During his training in Oswestry working with the late Professor James Richardson he was able to perform some of the first ACI (Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation) procedures undertaken in the UK in the early 1990’s.
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Cutting Edge Knowledge and Expertise
Mr Aslam Mohammed will give each patient a personalised management plan related to his or her specific problem. He will discuss all possible options of treatment and management available, throughout this he will ensure that his patients remain at the centre of the decision-making process and they are kept well informed.
Mr Aslam Mohammed utilises the latest proven techniques, minimally invasive tissue sparing approaches to reduce the surgical trauma to enhance healing and recovery.
All the implants and prostheses he uses have a strong proven long-term track record and are well documented on the NJR (National Joint Registry).
Mr Aslam Mohammed maintains cutting edge knowledge and expertise by attending regular meeting related to hip and knee surgery. He teaches on national and international courses on subjects related to hip and knee pathology and surgical techniques. He also holds one to one Master Classes on hip arthroscopy.
Future Orthopaedic Surgeons - a privilege
He is a highly experienced and well-respected trainer of future orthopaedic surgeons and he considers this to be a highly privileged position. He has trainee registrars form the regional training programmes and international fellows working with him. He has a key interest in preparing trainees for their speciality fellowship exams and is involved with the viva courses at Wrightington Hospital, which are run at regular intervals.
Mr Aslam Mohammed was asked to join the Villar Bajwa Practice in London in 2018 and he is available for consultations at Princess Grace Hospital, Marylebone London, he also consults at the Wilmslow Hospital in Cheshire, where he sees a significant number of patients with sports injuries to the hip and knee.
Outside work he enjoys family life with his four children. He is keen gardener, growing vegetable and fruits. He enjoys cooking. He plays golf, tennis and shoots clays. He has dog, a working Cocker Spaniel called Charlie.