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Mr Aria Ghassemi

Qualifications: MBBS MRCS FRCS MSc Dip (Imperial College)

Expertise: All foot and ankle complaints

Adult/Paediatric: Adult & Paediatric

 

Biography

Medical and surgical training: 

Mr Ghassemi qualified at the London Hospital Medical College in 1995, completing further training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery before taking his MSc in Surgical Sciences in 2001.

As a specialist on the North East Thames rotation, Mr Ghassemi received training in all aspects of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. This included lower-limb reconstruction and foot and ankle trauma, working at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and The Royal London Hospital.

Specialist fellowship training:

His fellowship training took place at the prestigious Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford where he honed his skills in all aspects of complex foot and ankle surgery as well as minimally invasive surgery.

Current Consultant position:

Alongside his practice at University College Hospital, Mr Ghassemi is involved in cutting-edge research into the future treatment of Achilles tendinopathy. In addition, he has published widely, including a chapter on heel pain in European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He also brings the specialist sports injury knowledge he has gained working at the prestigious Institute for Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH) in London, a legacy project of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Mr Ghassemi’s practice follows a multi-disciplinary team framework. He works closely with his physiotherapist and orthotist colleagues to deliver the very best treatment for his patients.

Professional positions:

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at University College Hospital London.


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