Fahad G. Attar FRCS (Tr & Orth), MRCS(Ed)

Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialist in Lower Limb Arthroplasty & Knee Reconstruction Surgery

Whiston Hospital

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Warrington road, Prescot, Merseyside L35 5DR

UK


Biography

Undergraduate education

Liverpool University, UK 1994 – 1999
John Hampden Grammar School (High Wycombe, Bucks), UK

Qualifications

CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, GMC, UK – February 2011
Currently on the UKIETR (UK International Emergency Trauma Register) – October 2012
ATLS Instructor – Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, July 2010
FRCS (Tr & Orth), (Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, UK) – May 2009
MRCS(Ed) (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK) – January 2003
MBChB Degree (Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK) - June 1999

Research Interest

Scientific Activities

Prizes and awards
1. Dr. Charles S. Wright Education Scolarship, Holland Orthopaedic Centre, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Canada – June 2012
2. Current Concepts Foundation Scholarship, Current Concepts in Joint Replacement, Las Vegas, US – April 2012
3. Jacques Duparc Award for Best Poster and Presentation at the 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy – May 2007
4. Best Poster Award at the 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005.
5. Best Trainees Paper Award at the 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – September 2004
6. ROAF Traveling scholarship for elective study, University of Liverpool, 1997
Courses
Surgical and Training Courses:
 UKIETR Pre-deployment Course, Moreton-in-Marsh – November 2012
 Basic Security in the Field II (BSITF II), UNDSS (United Nations Dept. of Safety & Security) – November 2012
 London Knee Meeting, London – October 2012
 ATLS Instructor at Leicester Royal Infirmary ATLS Course, Leicester – October 2012
 ATLS Instructor at the George Elliot Hospital ATLS Course, Nuneaton – Sept 2012
 AO Advanced Principles and techniques of Operative Fracture Management, Dallas, US – March 2012
 ATLS Instructor at the George Elliot Hospital ATLS Course, Nuneaton – June 2011
 Patello Femoral Disorders, EFFORT Instructional Course, Lyon, France – March 2011
 Smith & Nephew Soft Tissue Knee Reconstruction Course, York – February 2011
 DePuy Corail Hip course, DePuy, Annecy, France, November 2010
 Train the Trainer Course, Developmedica, London, October 2010
 International Arthroscopic ‘Skills Lab’ Training course, Arthrocare Sports Medicine, Kiel, Germany, October 2010
 Tools for a Surgical Consultant, ASiT, Manchester Medical Society, Manchester– September 2010
 Safer Clinical Practice Workshop, Medical Protection society, Leicester – September 2010
 ATLS Instructor at the Birmingham City Hospital ATLS course, Birmingham – September 2010
 ACL & Multi Ligament Reconstruction course, DePuy Mitek, London – September 2010
 Leadership and Management course for consultants, East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery, University of Warwick – July 2010
 ATLS Instructor Course, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, July 2010
 Midlands Knee Controversies Course, Midlands Knee & Shoulder Courses, Sixways Stadium, Worcester – May 2010
 Cadaveric Advanced Primary and Revision Knee course, DePuy, Newcastle – April 2010
 Excellence in Report Writing, Bond Solon Training Ltd., London – November 2009
 Osteotomies around the knee Masterclass, Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Basingstoke – November 2009
 Morocco Mountain Medicine Expedition Course, Wilderness Medical Training, Mount Toubkal, Morocco – October 2009
 ATLS provider course, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry – October 2009
 Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty Course, Oxford – September 2009
 Basic Sciences in Orthopaedics for the FRCS (Orth) Exam, RNOH, Stanmore – March 2009
 Basic Knee Arthroscopy Course – A Study Day, Conmed Corporation, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester – November 2008
 Corail Registrar Training Course, Barcelo Billesby Manor Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon – November 2008
 Modern techniques in Total Knee Arthroplasty, DePuy -Princes Alexandra Hospital – November 2008
 Musculoskeletal Oncology Review, Oxford – September 2008
 Upper Limb trauma, Summer University Meeting, Nothern General Hospital, Sheffield – June 2008
 The Leicester Shoulder Trauma Symposium - Fractures, High Point Conference centre, Leicester – March 2008
 Trauma & Reconstruction around the knee course, Droitwich knee foundation, Droitwich – November 2007
 AO Spine Instructional Course for Surgeons, Belfast, Ireland – November 2007
 Orthofix fracture fixation course, North Staffordshire Medical Institute – June 2007
 BOTA Annual Conference, Wishaw, Coldfield, West Midlands – June 2007
 Safe Guarding Children Training, University Hospital of Leicester, Leicester – March 2007
 The Great Debate ‘Early Intervention in the Hip and Knee’, Science Museum, London – January 2007
 BOA 36th Instructional course, Burlington Hotel, Birmingham – January 2007
 Leicester Hand fracture management course, University of Leicester, Leicester – November 2006
 An Instructional course in Total Hip Arthroplasty, 10th anniversary meeting, Summer University, Edinburgh – September 2006
 Personal and Interpersonal Skills 1, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Trent Multi Professional Deanery, University of Nottingham – June 2006
 Innovations in External Fixation by Orthofix, Manchester University, Manchester – November 2005
 4th Bomb and Blast course, University College London, London – November 2005
 Hip and Ankle fracture fixation course, Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow – May 2005
 Commercial Aviation Medical Transportation Course, Virgin Atlantic, Gatwick - June 2004
 Basic Hip Arthroplasty Course, Surgical Skills Unit, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester - June 2004
 Basic Knee Arthroplasty Course, Surgical Skills Unit, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester - June 2004
 Statistics for Medicine, Statistical Services Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield - May 2004
 AO Course- Principles of operative fracture treatment, Davos, Switzerland - Dec 2003
 Core skills in operative Orthopaedic surgery, RCOS of England, London - Oct 2003
 Essentials of fracture management core programme, Orthopaedic skills unit, Dundee - May 2003
 CCrISP Course ( RCOS. of England ), Liverpool - February 2002
 Paediatric Advanced Life Support Course, Leeds Royal Infirmary, Leeds - December 2001

Symposiums & Meetings Attended

 London Knee Meeting, London – October 2015
 ISAKOS Meeting, Lyon – June 2015
 ICRS Cartilage regeneration course, Greece – October 2014
 London Knee Meeting, London – October 2012
 Current Concepts in Joint Replacement, Las Vegas, US – April 2012
 ESSKA Conference, Oslo, Norway – July 2010
 10TH EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria – June 2009
 London Hip Meeting, London – April 2009
 Changing Lives: Optimising CP Management, Leicester Hilton Hotel, Leicester – November 2008
 BOA Instructional Course, Manchester Conference Centre – January 2008
 5th SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Marrakech, Morocco – August 2007
 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy – May 2007
 British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Glasgow, U.K. – September 2006
 Combined Congress of the 10th GCC and 11th Pan Arab Orthopaedic Associations, Bahrain – December 2005
 XXIII SICOT/SIROT Triennial World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey – Sept. 2005
 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005
 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – Sept. 2004
 British Orthopaedic Research Society meeting, Manchester – September 2004
 6th European Trauma Congress, Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic - May 2004
 Liverpool and North West Society of Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Liverpool - November 2003

Seminars Attended

 ‘Medical direction of EMS & International perspective’, Pre-Hospital care seminars, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough - June 2004
 ‘The terrorist’s favorite……Bombs in the 21st Century’, Pre-Hospital care seminars, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough - April 2004
 Innovations in medicine: are you an ideapreneur or entrepreneur?, BMJ Careers fair, London - November 2003

Clinical Governance and Audit experience

Currently I am the Audit lead for the Trauma and Orthopaedic department at my trust.
This involves organizing and chairing audit meetings, advising and supervising audit projects undertaken by all the junior and senior staff in the department.

Positions of Responsibility

• Audit Lead for Trauma & Orthopaedics, Whiston Hospital - Present
• Lead on Enhanced Recovery Programme for knees at the Nuffield Orthoapedic Centre, Oxford - 2011
• Surgical Trainees Representative – Surgical School Board Committee, East Midlands Deanery, Leicester – 2009/2010
• Orthopaedic Trainees Representative – Trauma & Orthopaedics Specialist Training Committee, East Midlands Deanery, Leicester – 2008 to 2010

Teaching Experience
I find medical teaching both rewarding and an important learning experience. I have developed my teaching skills throughout my career and have had the opportunity to teach many diverse groups.
• ATLS Instructor, Royal College of Surgeons. Instructed on:
2. ATLS Instructor at the George Elliot Hospital ATLS Course, Nuneaton – Sept 2013
3. ATLS Instructor at the George Elliot Hospital ATLS Course, Nuneaton – Mar 2013
4. ATLS Instructor at the Leicester Royal Infirmary ATLS Course, Leicester – Oct 2012
5. ATLS Instructor at the George Elliot Hospital ATLS Course, Nuneaton – Sept 2012
6. ATLS Instructor at the George Elliot Hospital ATLS Course, Nuneaton – June 2011
7. ATLS Instructor at the Birmingham City Hospital ATLS course, Birmingham – September 2010
• Examiner and Tutor at the FRCS Wrightington Lower Limb Course, Wrightington, Wigan, UK – September 2012
• Examiner for the University Of Toronto, Canada – Examining Post Graduate Orthopaedic Residents in theory and technical skills.
• Examiner for the University Of Leicester Medical School, U.K. – Examining & Marking 4th Year and final year medical school students.
• Involved with the formal curriculum of the University Of Leicester Medical School in delivering lab based anatomy prosection teaching to 3rd and 4th year medical students.
• Been actively involved in providing ward based and seminar style teaching for medical students, FY1, FY2, junior surgical ST trainees and Residents with special emphasis on history taking, clinical examination methods, fracture management and treatment of orthopaedic conditions.
• Tutor and Facilitator on the ‘Principles of Fracture Management’ course run annually at the University of Leicester, Leicester – the course offers a comprehensive overview of fracture management for Senior House Officers and Registrars in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery.
• Tutor & Facilitator on the ‘Interview Skills Course’ for prospective medical students and ST trainees, throughout the country for DevelopMedica Ltd.

Career aims

To continue a career as a consultant trauma and lower limb surgeon. I also intend to keep my academic interests alive by being involved in research and formal teaching, especially in the Advanced Trauma Life Support. I plan to do a masters degree in disaster medicine and spend time and gain expertise in this area of interest in the coming years.

Membership of Professional Organisations
International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS)
European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
International Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SICOT)
British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)
World Orthopaedic Concern UK (WOC)

Administrative & Management Experience

• Clinical lead for the Enhanced Recovery Program for Total and Uni-compartmental knee replacements, the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre. Set up and organized protocols and pathways for discharging patients earlier following their joint replacements (Mar – Jul 2011)
• Founder and Chairman of a charity organization of doctors travelling to and helping victims in countries hit by natural disasters. ‘DOVES’ – Doctors on Voluntary Emergency Service (September 2009 - Present).
• Trainees Representative of the Surgical school Board Committee and Trauma & Orthopaedic Specialist Training Committee, East Midlands Deanery, Leicester ( January 2010 – February 2011).
• Admin SpR, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester (Feb 2010 – Aug 2010) – Sorting and organizing the Rota, leave and cover for Registrars and SHOs.
• Currently Cricket captain of ‘Nomadic Medics Cricket team’, Division II League Champions 2008 and we are currently playing in Division I of the Kookaburra Mid Bucks League, Bucks. (’06 – present).
• Organised and set up the Trauma & Orthopaedic FRCS curriculum teaching sessions for the trainee orthopaedic surgeons at our East Midlands weekly regional teaching. (2009 –2010)
• Principal organiser of a doctor’s charity cricket match in which we raised money for ‘Pakistan Earthquake Appeal’, Boston – April 2006.
• Organised and successfully ran the Orthopaedic Journal club, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester – 2008/2009.
• Doctors/Nurses liaison committee member, at Aintree hospital. (‘99-‘00)
• Captained and organized the medical school cricket tour to India, where we played different medical colleges across the country over a 4 week tour. (Dec. ‘98)
• Organized the highly successful, Medical school charity fashion show. (Feb. ‘97)

Computer skills

Attended lectures and seminars in information technology and I can work with all basic computer software packages including Microsoft excel, Microsoft word, PowerPoint and SPSS. I also have experience in web designing.

Other appointments
BMI Alexandra hospital, Manchester – 2013 to present
Spire Cheshire Hospital, Warrington – 2013 to present
52 Alderley road – HCA, Wilmslow – 2104 to present
BMI Beaumont Hospital, Bolton – 2016 to present
Spire Manchester Hospital, Manchester – 2016 to present
Incapacity Benefit assessment doctor, Nestor Disability Analysis, Liverpool –
March 2003 - July 2006
Interests and activities
Successfully completed the London Marathon in April 2011 for British Red Cross and raised £2000 for the charity.
Certified PADI open water diver and currently working towards advanced diver certification.
Interested in Expedition Medicine and have successfully completed the Morocco Mountain Medicine Expedition course which involved climbing Mount Toubkal, 4167 meters, in Morocco - October 2009.
Captain of ‘Nomadic Medics Cricket Club’. Our members are mainly doctors from all specialties and other members encompass players from all walks of life. Our team plays league and friendly games in the Leicester and Bucks regions.
Give regular voluntary lectures to prospective medical students at their schools around the country about ‘getting into medical school’ and ‘being a doctor’.
Performed and choreographed in many medical school productions and events, and written articles for the medical school magazine ‘Sphincter’.
I also enjoy swimming and playing hockey, tennis and squash.

Publications

Books:
1. Fahad G. Attar & Talal Ibrahim (2011). ‘Succeeding in the FRCS T&O Part 1 Exam: MCQ Revision Questions in Trauma and Orthopaedics’, London, BPP Learning Media.

Original Papers:
1. ‘Simultaneous peri-articular femoral osteotomy and total knee arthroplasty for treatment of osteoarthritis associated with a severe valgus deformity of >450’ F G Attar, M Drexler, N Reischl, D J Ng, J C Cameron. MOJ Orthopaedics and Rheumatology, July 2014 (accepted for publication)

2. ‘Total knee arthroplasty in patients with excessive external tibial torsion > 450 and patella instability – Surgical technique and long term follow up’ M. Drexler, T. Dwyer, M. Marmor, N. Reischl, F.G. Attar, J.C.Cameron. 2012 Nov 8. pii: S0883-5403(12)00581-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2012.08.012. [Epub ahead of print]

3. ‘Radiological Outcomes following simultaneous 1st and 5th metatarsal osteotomies’ M. Hadi, F. Attar, R. Shariff, G.S. Attar Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Volume 16, Issue 2 , Pages 59-61, December 2012

4. ‘Hip Conversion: Don’t Promise Too Much’ M. Drexler, N. Reischl, T. Dwyer, F.G. Attar, D.J. Ng, H. Cameron. Seminars in Arthroplasty, Volume 23, Issue 3, Pages 176-178, September 2012.

5. ‘Comparison of cement pressurisation in flanged and unflanged acetabular cups’ F. Attar, R. Bhattacharya, S. Green, A. Port. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, 2012, 7:5

6. ‘Foot pressure comparison between hallux rigidus patients with normal asymptomatic matched individuals using pedobarograph: our early results’ M. Hadi, A. Alani, F. Attar, A. Adedepo, Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Volume 16, Issue 1 , Pages 13-15, June 2012

7. ‘The effect of Total Knee Arthroplasty on body mass index – a prospective study’ R. Shariff, F.G. Attar, M. Manickham, A. Wainwright, M. McNicholas. Journal Of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Volume 15, Issue 2, December 2011

8. ‘How good are orthopaedic surgeons at assessing ECGs?’R. Shariff, S.G. Attar, F.G. Attar. Journal Of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation, Volume 14, Issue 2, December 2010

9. ‘Does chevron osteotomy affect the blood supply to the first metatarsal head?’, R Shariff, F. Attar, S. Vinjamuri, R. Siddiqi, G. Attar, Acta Orthop. Belg. 2009, 75, 234-238.

10. ‘Survival analysis at 15 years of cemented Press-Fit Condylar Total Knee Arthroplasty’ Fahad G. Attar, Fu-Meng Khaw, Lorna M.G. Kirk, Paul J. Gregg, The Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 23, Issue 3, Pages 331-488, April 2008.

11. ‘Perioperative changes in the microcirculation in feet following foot and ankle surgery’, F. Attar, D. Machin, D. Selvan, R. Shariff, N.P. Geary. The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 46, Number 4, July/August 2007.
12. ‘Comparison of the caliper method and two dimensional computer software to measure polyethylene wear after total hip arthroplasty’, V. Kumar, F. Attar, P. Savvidis, J. Anderson. European Journal of orthopaedic surgery and traumatology, Volume 16, Number 3/September, 2006.
13. ‘Long term follow up of patients with Reginald’s osteotomy for hallux valgus’ F. Attar, U. Nagare, R. Asirvatham, (Accepted for publication by Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma & Rehabilitation, Feb 2012)
Abstracts:
1. ‘Comparing predictability of survival between ISS and NISS’, M.U. Saleem, N. Yousaf, F. Attar and R. Deshmukh. Injury Extra, Volume 38, Issue 4, April 2007, Pages 110-11.

2. ‘Correlating different parameters and scoring systems with the probability of survival in trauma patients’, N. Yousaf, M.U. Saleem, B. Sheraz, F. Attar and R. Deshmukh. Injury Extra, Volume 38, Issue 4, April 2007, Pages 109-110.

3. ‘Ottawa guidelines for ankle and foot injuries’, Dr. M. N. Hadi, Mr. F. G. Attar. International Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2006; 4:3.
4. ‘Compare and predict probability of survival between ISS and NISS’, Dr. U. Saleem, Dr. N. Yousuf, Mr. F. G. Attar, Mr. R. Deshmukh. International Journal of Disaster Medicine, 2006; 4:3.
5. ‘Foot pressure study using the pedobarograph : Comparison of normal subjects with Hallux Rigidus and metatarsalgia', Mr. F. Attar, Mr. V. Kumar, Mr. G. Akra, Mr. K. Rome, Mr. A. Adedapo. J Bone Joint Surg Br Orthopaedic Proceedings, 2006 88-B: 275-276.
6. ‘Assessment of polyethylene wear in total hip arthroplasty: A comparitive study of computer software versus Livermore method’, Mr. V. Kumar, Mr. F. Attar, Mr. P. Savvidis, Mr. J. Anderson. J Bone Joint Surg Br Orthopaedic Proceedings, 2006 88-B: 276.
7. ‘The relationship between the Injury Severity Score and the Revised Trauma Score with the probability of survival for our trauma patients and how this compares with the predicted relationship’, Mr. F. Attar, Mr. P. Simms. Injury Extra (online).
8. ‘Probability of survival in trauma patients: is there a need for change in the variables used for calculation? Mr. F. Attar, Mr. P. Simms. Injury Extra (online).
9. ‘Perioperative assessment of microcirculation in feet’, Mr. F. Attar, Dr. R. Shariff, Dr. D. Selvan, Dr. D. Machin, Mr. N. Geary. J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Sep 2005; 87-B: 373.
10. ‘Assess the correlation between the expected outcome and the actual outcome of trauma patients using the ISS scoring system’, Mr. F. Attar, Mr. P. Simms. European Journal of Trauma Supplement, 30 (1): pg 68; May 2004.
11. ‘Assessing documentation of vital observations in management of trauma victims’, Mr. F. Attar, Mr. P. Simms. European Journal of Trauma Supplement, 30 (1): pg 69; May 2004.

Articles:
12. ‘The thrill of the chase’, Mr. F. Attar. Surgeons News (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), June 2004.
13. ‘Break into Orthopaedics - Part I’, Mr. F. Attar. Surgeons News (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), October 2004.
14. ‘Break into Orthopaedics - Part II’, Mr. F. Attar. Surgeons News (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), December 2004.
15. ‘Break into Orthopaedics - Part III’, Mr. F. Attar. Surgeons News (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), December 2004.
16. ‘Break into Orthopaedics - Part IV’, Mr. F. Attar. Surgeons News (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), March 2005.
Podium Presentations (Peer Reviewed)
I have had the opportunity to present in various national and international meetings:

1. ‘Comparison of cement pressurisation in flanged and unflanged acetabular cups’, F. Attar, R. Bhattacharya, S. Green, A. Port. 5th SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Marrakech, Morocco – August 2007

2. ‘Cement pressurisation in flanged and unflanged acetabular cups’, F. Attar, R. Bhattacharya, S. Green, A. Port. 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy – May 2007

3. ‘Is it time for new variables to be used in assessing the Probability of survival?: An assessment of how different trauma parameters relate to the probability of survival’, N. Yousuf, U. Saleem, F. Attar, R. Deshmukh. 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy – May 2007

4. ‘Does chevron osteotomy affect the blood supply to the first metatarsal head?’, F. Attar, S. Vinjamuri, R. Siddiqi, G. Attar. Combined Congress of the 10th GCC and 11th Pan Arab Orthopaedic Associations, Bahrain – December 2005

5. ‘Pedobarograph studies in metatarsalgia and hallux rigidus’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, G. Akra, K. Rome, A. Adedapo. Combined Congress of the 10th GCC and 11th Pan Arab Orthopaedic Associations, Bahrain – December 2005

6. ‘Survivorship of cemented press-fit condylar total knee arthroplasty at 15 years’, F. Attar, F. M. Khaw, L. Kirk, P. Gregg. Combined Congress of the 10th GCC and 11th Pan Arab Orthopaedic Associations, Bahrain – December 2005

7. ‘Assessment of polyethylene wear in total hip arthroplasty: a comparative study of computer software assessment vs. the Livermore method’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, P. Savvidis, J. Anderson. Combined Congress of the 10th GCC and 11th Pan Arab Orthopaedic Associations, Bahrain – December 2005

8. ‘Survivorship of cemented press-fit condylar total knee arthroplasty at 15 years’, F. Attar, F. M. Khaw, L. Kirk, P. Gregg. East Midlands Orthopaedic Research Meeting, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester – November 2005

9. ‘Assessment of polyethylene wear in total hip arthroplasty : A comparitive study of computer software versus Livermore method’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, P. Savvidis, J. Anderson. XXIII SICOT/SIROT Triennial World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey – September 2005

10. ‘Foot pressure measurements in Hallux rigidus patients using the pedobarograph system’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, G. Akra, K. Rome, A. Adedapo. XXIII SICOT/SIROT Triennial World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey – September 2005

11. ‘Affects of metatarsalgia on foot pressures: tested using the pedobarograph system’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, G. Akra, K. Rome, A. Adedapo. XXIII SICOT/SIROT Triennial World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey – September 2005.

12. ‘Survivorship of cemented press-fit condylar total knee arthroplasty at 15 years’, F. Attar, F. M. Khaw, L. Kirk, P. Gregg. XXIII SICOT/SIROT Triennial World Congress, Istanbul, Turkey – September 2005.

13. ‘Time for change in variables used for calculating probability of survival for trauma patients?’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

14. ‘Foot pressure study using the pedobarograph : Comparison of normal subjects with Hallux Rigidus and metatarsalgia', F. Attar, V. Kumar, G. Akra, K. Rome, A. Adedapo. European Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting, Lisbon – June 2005

15. ‘Perioperative assessment of microcirculation in feet’, F. Attar, R. Shariff, D. Machin, D. Selvan, N. Geary. British Orthopaedic Foot Society Meeting, Cranage, Cheshire – November 2004

16. ‘The relationship between the Injury Severity Score and the Revised Trauma Score with the probability of survival for our trauma patients and how this compares with the predicted relationship’, F. Attar, P. Simms. British Trauma Society Meeting, Leeds – October 2004

17. ‘Does chevron osteotomy affect the blood supply to the 1st metatarsal head?’, F. Attar, R. Siddiqi, Vinjamuri, G.S. Attar, Mr. C. Walker. 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – September 2004

18. ‘Assessing microcirculation in feet in the peri-operative period’, F. Attar, R. Shariff, D. Selvan, D. Machin, N. Geary. 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – September 2004

19. ‘Assess the correlation between the expected outcome and the actual outcome of trauma patients using the ISS scoring system’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – September 2004

20. ‘Assessing documentation of vital observations in management of trauma victims’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – September 2004

21. ‘Assess the correlation between the expected outcome and the actual outcome of trauma patients using the ISS scoring system’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 6th European Trauma Congress, Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic – May 2004

22. ‘Assessing documentation of vital observations in management of trauma victims’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 6th European Trauma Congress, Prague Congress Centre, Czech Republic – May 2004

Podium Presentations by co- authors (Peer Reviewed):

23. ‘10 year follow up of patients with Reginauld's procedure for treatment of hallux valgus’, F. G. Attar, S. Aroop, R. Asirvatham. 9th EFORT Congress, Nice, France – May 2008

24. ‘An unusual case of a checkrein deformity in a child following fixation of Salter Harris II ankle fracture’, K.L. Pearson, F.G. Attar, R. Asirvatham. 9th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 1st ESTES Congress, Budapest, Hungary – May 2008

25. ‘An unusual presentation of a prostate cancer patient with a cervical pathological fracture’, U. Saleem, F.G. Attar. 15th European SICOT Trainees Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic – September 2006

26. ‘Adherence and effectiveness in Ottawa guidelines in managing foot and ankle injuries’, M.N. Hadi, M Mohammed, F G Attar, R Deshmukh. 15th European SICOT Trainees Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic – September 2006

27. ‘An unusual case of a large osteochondral fracture of the patella following a patella dislocation’, U. Saleem, N. Yousuf, F. Attar, A. Sheikh. 15th European SICOT Trainees Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic – September 2006

28. ‘An unusual case of a tibial stress fracture in a non athlete: the importance of early diagnosis’, A. Azam, F.G. Attar. 15th European SICOT Trainees Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic – September 2006

29. ‘Injury severity score (ISS) Vs the New injury severity score (NISS): which is the most accurate trauma scoring system’, U. Saleem, N. Yousuf, F. G. Attar, R. Deshmukh. 15th European SICOT Trainees Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic – September 2006

30. ‘Conservative management of posterior sterno-clavicular dislocation’, Dr. U. Saleem, N. Yousuf, F.G. Attar, A. Sheikh. 15th European SICOT Trainees Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic – September 2006

31. ‘Ottawa guidelines for ankle and foot injuries’, M. N. Hadi, M. Mohammed, F. G. Attar, R. Deshmukh. 7th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Malmo, Sweden – September 2006

32. ‘Compare and predict probability of survival between ISS and NISS’, U. Saleem, N. Yousuf, F. G. Attar, R. Deshmukh. 7th European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Malmo, Sweden – September 2006

33. ‘Foot pressure study using the pedobarograph : Comparison of normal subjects with Hallux Rigidus and metatarsalgia', F. Attar, V. Kumar, G. Akra, K. Rome, Mr. A. Adedapo. British Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting – July 2005

Poster Presentations (Peer Reviewed)

1. ‘Combined rotational high tibial osteotomy and TKA for congenital dislocation of the patella and osteoarthritis’, M. Drexler, T. Dwyer, M. Marmor, N. Reischl, F.G. Attar, J.C.Cameron. Combined 33rd SICOT & 17th PAOA Orthopaedic World Conference, Dubai, UAE – November 2012

2. ‘Simultaneous distal peri-articular femoral osteotomy with total knee arthroplasty for treatment of osteoarthritis associated with a severe valgus deformity of > 45°’, F.G. Attar, M. Drexler, T. Dwyer, D.J. Ng, N. Reischl, J. Cameron. Combined 33rd SICOT & 17th PAOA Orthopaedic World Conference, Dubai, UAE – November 2012

3. ‘An unusual thumb fracture pattern in a cricketing injury’, F. Attar. 10th EFORT Congress, Vienna, Austria – June 2009

4. ‘An unusual case of bilateral patella tendon ruptures in the absence of any risk factors’, A.H. Shah, F. Attar, D. Achary. 5th SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference Marrakech, Morocco – August 2007

5. ‘Our early experience with computer assisted surgery for total knee replacements and an up to date literature review’, F. Attar, M. Hadi, P. Jani, D. Achary. 5th SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference Marrakech, Morocco – August 2007

6. ‘Cement pressurisation in flanged and unflanged acetabular cups’, F. Attar, R. Bhattacharya, S. Green, A. Port. 8th EFORT Congress, Florence, Italy – May 2007

7. ‘Comparison of cement pressurisation between flanged and unflanged acetabular cups in cemented hip arthroplasty’, R Bhattacharya, F Attar, S Green, A Port. BOA Annual Congress, Glasgow – September 2006

8. ‘Role of the CT scan in management of Intra-articular fractures of the Os Calcis’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, R. Bhattacharya. BOFSS, Oxford – November 2005

9. ‘Role of the CT scan in management of Intra-articular fractures of the Os Calcis’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, R. Bhattacharya. British Trauma Society, Athens, Greece – October 2005

10. ‘Affects of metatarsalgia on foot pressures: tested using pedobarograph’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, Adedepo. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

11. ‘How computer software programme, imagica, compares with the Livermore method in assessing loosening in acetabular cups: can it be a tool for future analysis?’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, P. Savvidis, J. Anderson. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

12. ‘How age, injury severity score and revised trauma score relate to the probability of survival in our trauma patients and if these correlate with predictive outcome’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

13. ‘The need for physiological parameters in calculating the revised trauma scores for trauma victims and how clinical audit directly improves patient management’, F. Attar, P. Simms. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

14. ‘Assessment of foot pressures in feet of hallux rigidus patients using pedobarograph’ F. Attar, V. Kumar, Adedepo. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

15. ‘1st and 5th metatarsal osteotomies performed on the same foot: an outcome assessment’, F. Attar, R. Ali, G.S. Attar. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

16. ‘Is the blood supply to the 1st metatarsal head affected by chevron osteotomy operation’, F. Attar, R. Siddiqi, Vinjamuri, G.S. Attar. 7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal – June 2005

17. ‘Assessment of polyethylene wear in total hip arthroplasty: A comparative study of computer software versus Livermore method’, F. Attar, V. Kumar, P. Savvidis, J. Anderson. BOSA Meeting, Birmingham – June 2005

18. ‘Blood Supply to 1st Metatarsal head following chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus’, F. Attar, R. Siddiqi, Vinjamuri, G.S. Attar. European Orthopaedic Research Society 2004 Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands – November 2004

19. ‘Peri-operative changes in the microcirculation in feet following foot and ankle surgery’, F. Attar, R. Shariff, D. Selvan, D. Machin, N. Geary. European Orthopaedic Research Society 2004 Meeting, Amsterdam, Netherlands – November 2004

20. ‘Blood Supply to 1st Metatarsal head following chevron osteotomy for hallux valgus’, F. Attar, R. Siddiqi, Vinjamuri, G.S. Attar. British Orthopaedic Foot Society Meeting, Cranage, Cheshire – November 2004

21. ‘Perioperative changes in the microcirculation in feet following foot and ankle surgery’, F. Attar, R. Shariff, D. Selvan, D. Machin, N. Geary. 5th Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Societies, Banff, Alberta, Canada – October 2004

22. ‘Probability of survival in trauma patients: is there a need for change in the variables used for calculation?’, F. Attar, P. Simms. British Trauma Society Meeting, Leeds – October 2004

23. ‘How good are orthopaedic surgeons at assessing ECGs?’, F. Attar, R. Shariff. 3rd SICOT/SIROT Annual International Conference, Havana, Cuba – September 2004

24. ‘Assessing microcirculation in feet in the peri-operative period’, F. Attar, R. Shariff, D. Machin, D. Selvan, N. Geary. British Orthopaedic Research Society, Manchester – September 2004

Professional Talks
• ‘Patient specific knee replacements’, Invited Guest Speaker at The Annual World Congress of Orthopaedics 2014 in Xi'an, China – September 2014

• ‘Current review of literature for Meniscal transplant surgery’, Invited Guest Speaker at The International Congress of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology in San Francisco, USA – July 2014

• ‘Making the most of NICE guidelines’, Invited Guest Speaker giving a talk to GPs, CT trainees, FY2s, FY1s and Medical students, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Stage Hotel, Wigston, Leicester – 27th April 2010
• ‘Joint Injections Masterclass’, Invited Guest Speaker giving a talk for GPs, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Stage Hotel, Wigston, Leicester – 10th February 2010
• ‘How to get the job you want’, Invited Guest Speaker at the BMJ Careers Fair, The Science Museum, Birmingham – 10th October 2009

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