Mr. Aslam Mohammed qualified from the Welsh National School of Medicine in Cardiff in 1984. He presently hold a NHS Consultant Post at Wrightington Hospital for Joint Disease and at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital being appointed in 1995. He immediately took up the position of Clinical Director in Chorley and set up and established the department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in Chorley. He was Clinical Director for five years, after that he decided to take a back seat from management and concentrate on his clinical work and research. With increasing number of secondary and tertiary referral’s accounting for over 70% of his practice.
He undertook his specialist training in Orthopaedic and Trauma at the North Staffordshire Hospital in Stoke on Trent and at the Robert Jones Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry one the leading specialist orthopaedic hospital in the UK. In addition to this he has spent a considerable amount of time travelling and visiting centers both in Europe and the USA to discuss and exchange ideas on the latest techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery.
During his training he was awarded G K Rose Prize for Biomechanics and the Professors Medal for his research into bone cell culture techniques related to fracture healing. He has a strong commitment to and takes an active part in teaching trainees at both his hospitals and on local training and national teaching programmes.He regularly attends national and international meetings as a member of the faculty and invited speaker on the subject of Hip arthroscopy, Knee arthroscopy and soft tissue injuries of the hip and knee as well as knee ligament reconstruction.
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. He has long standing interest in Hip arthroscopy for which he developed instrumentation to enable safe and reproducible access to the hip joint, he is developing new technique for the management of hip problems with a minimal approach.
He specialises exclusively in: problems around the hip, knee and ankle joints, this includes arthritic problems, particularly in young adults and sports related soft tissue injuries.
With his extensive experience in joint arthroplasty, he is able to provide an extensive service for revision and reconstructive surgery for failed joint replacement of both the hip and knee joint.
Overall his philosophy is to use implants which match patient’s needs, their pathology and functional requirements. Therefore he uses a variety of implants for both hip and knee replacements which will serve to provide optimal function and outcome for each individual patient.
His aim is to provide a high quality service, using the latest proven surgical techniques and implants to give the best long term outcome.
He provides teaching and training for future consultants on both the North West and Merseyside Orthopaedic Training Programmes and feels it is of vital importance for future generations of Orthopaedic surgeons.