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Mr Wiqqas Jamil

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon - Knee & Hip

BSc (Hons), MBChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practises at: The Alexandra Hospital, The Highfield Hospital


Personal profile

Mr Wiqqas Jamil is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in all aspects of knee surgery, and also primary hip replacement, including using robotic-assisted and bespoke cartilage and joint replacement, ligament reconstruction and soft tissue injuries. Mr Jamil's NHS practice is based at Tameside General Hospital.

Mr Jamil grew up in Manchester, attending Bolton School. He studied Medicine at The University of Leeds from which he graduated in 2002, having excelled academically and in sporting activities as Rugby 1st XV and Cricket Captain. He completed his higher surgical training within the prestigious North West Orthopaedic training programme.

Prior to starting his Consultant practise, Mr Jamil completed regional, national and international fellowships in Knee Surgery, becoming a specialist in this field. He was recipient of the British Orthopaedic Foundation Travelling Fellowship for his international fellowship which was completed in Australia at 2 prestigious sports medicine clinics in Sydney and Brisbane. He treated, amongst other things, injuries in elite and professional athletes.

Throughout his career, he has regularly been involved in research, audit and teaching. He has presented his research in publications and at national and international meetings. He is an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) instructor and University PBL Tutor. During his career, Mr Jamil has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles and continues his interest in research; this includes collaborations with the Universities of Manchester and Salford.

Mr Jamil has received numerous awards and scholarships throughout his training including:

  • BOA Adult Knees- Travelling Fellowship Award, 2014
  • Translational Imaging Unit Research Grant, Manchester University 2009
  • Gait Laboratory Research Grant, University of Salford 2009
  • Bluespier Prize awarded by NWOA, (Inaugural winner), 2009
  • Dora Ratcliffe Award, 2001

Mr Jamil ensures that his surgical practice is delivered to an exceptionally high standard. He is passionate about the NHS and is involved in a number of quality improvement projects at Tameside, helping to deliver the highest possible level of care for the Tameside and Glossop population. He has an active interest in improving the recovery of patients, specifically accelerated recovery after knee and hip replacement surgery.

Clinical interests

  • All aspects of knee surgery, including sports injuries and arthritis of the knee
  • Bespoke (patient specific) and robotic-assisted knee replacement
  • Non-surgical treatment of arthritis, including stem cell injection/implantation
  • Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, cruciate ligament reconstruction and both total and partial knee replacements
  • Cruciate ligament injuries and other sports-related trauma, including cartilage injuries and osteochondral defect resurfacing
  • Primary hip replacement

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • AO Trauma Europe
  • European Society Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery And Arthroscopy
  • North West Orthopaedic Association

Mr Wiqqas Jamil discusses his hip and knee practice

Mr Wiqqas Jamil, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Alexandra Hospital, discusses bespoke implant and robotic assisted orthopaedic surgeries.

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MAKO robotic-assisted knee replacements

Mr Wiqqas Jamil, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle explains the use of the MAKO robotic surgical assistant for knee replacement surgery.

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MAKO hip replacement

Mr Wiqqas Jamil, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon discusses the use of MAKO robotic surgical system for hip replacement surgery.

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