Qureshi, Mr Amir

MBBCh, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Specialty

Orthopaedics and trauma

Sub-specialty

Knee surgery, trauma surgery, arthroscopy and sports injuries

Training and education

  • Undergraduate training at University of Wales College of Medicine
  • Research registrar - University Hospital Birmingham
  • Higher surgical training - Oswestry rotation

Fellowships

  • Lower limb arthroplasty - Australia
  • Limb reconstruction - Kurgan, Russia

Experience

Mr Qureshi is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon. He completed his orthopaedic training at the internationally renowned Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry where he was awarded the Lloyd Griffiths Medal. Having qualified as a doctor at UWCM in 1997, and after completing his basic surgical training, he worked in orthopaedics at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham.

He was a research trauma fellow at University Hospitals Birmingham with Professor Sir Keith Porter, before his higher surgical training on the Oswestry-Stoke programme. He trained with highly experienced surgeons including Professor Thomas (limb reconstruction), Professor Richardson (cartilage regeneration techniques), Mr Dai Rees (sports knee surgery) and Mr Richard Spencer Jones (revision hip and knee surgery).

Mr Qureshi's clinical interests include:

  • knee surgery including sports injuries
  • osteotomy (surgery to realign a bone)
  • enhanced recovery knee replacement primary (first time) and revision (re-do)
  • autologous chondrocyte implantation (surgery to repair cartilage, usually in a knee joint)
  • limb reconstruction
  • limb deformities
  • treatment for problem fractures (broken bones that haven't healed as expected)
  • bone infections.

Mr Qureshi is the postgraduate education lead for orthopaedics at UHS and gives invited lectures at scientific meetings internationally. Previously, he's been the departmental clinical lead for medical students. He's also an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Southampton.

Awards and prizes

  • Lloyd Griffiths Medal
  • Harrison Prize, Naughton Dunn Club Meeting
  • British Trauma Society Prize
  • Honorary lecturer in surgery, University of Adelaide (2011)
  • Wessex trainer of the year awards
  • Hospital Heroes badge (UHS)

Research

Mr Qureshi's main research interests are in cartilage procedures and upper tibial osteotomy, a procedure to realign the leg and reduce knee pain.

Mr Qureshi keenly undertakes research and has completed fully funded trials including the use of stem cells (ABICUS trial) and novel electromagnetically driven osteotomy surgery (Ellipse HTO trial), for which he was the principle investigator.

He is a member of the following professional bodies:

  • British Association of Knee Surgery
  • Royal College of Surgeons England
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Limb Reconstruction Society
  • Specialist Registration General Medical Council

Personal

Mr Qureshi is married with four children. He has a keen interest in photography and considers his culinary skills the key to his successful marriage.

Contact

You can contact Mr Qureshi via his secretary Siobhan Kinkaid at siobhan.kinkaid@uhs.nhs.uk