University of Wales College of Medicine
Amir Qureshi is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who has international fellowship training in Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Limb Reconstruction.
Mr Qureshi 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 from UWCM in 1997 and after completing his basic surgical training, he worked in orthopaedics at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham. There, 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. Amongst the highly experienced surgeons he has trained with are Professor Thomas (Limb Reconstruction) and Professor Richardson (Cartilage Regeneration techniques) as well as Mr Dai Rees (sports knee surgery) and Mr Richard Spencer Jones (Revision Hip and Knee surgery).
In order to enhance his expertise in hip, knee and Limb Reconstruction surgery, Mr Qureshi undertook 2 international fellowships. Firstly, the Australian Orthopaedic Association accredited fellowship in Hip and Knee surgery (during this time he was also an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Adelaide and helped develop the enhanced recovery service). Secondly, the Fellowship in Limb Reconstruction at The Russian Ilizarov Scientific Centre for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Kurgan, Russia.
Mr Qureshi is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He is the postgraduate education lead for orthopaedics at UHS and gives invited lectures at scientific meetings internationally. Ina addition, he has been the departmental clinical lead for medical students.
His teaching has won him the ‘Wessex Trainer of the Year’ awards in consecutive years, as well as a ‘Hospital Hero’ badge for the University Hospital Southampton. A number of articles have been published in the national press.
Mr Qureshi keenly undertakes research and has completed fully funded trials including the use of cartilage regenerative cells (ABICUS trial) and novel electromagnetically driven osteotomy surgery (Ellipse HTO trial) for which he was the principle investigator.
He is a member of Professional bodies including The British Association of the Knee and the British Limb Reconstruction Society and actively gathers Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) for the procedures he carries out.
Mr Qureshi is married with four children. His culinary skills have been key to his successful 17 year marriage! Efforts to capture moments to treasure with the kids have led to a keen interest in photography.
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