Mr. Fahad Attar
CONSULTANT IN TRAUMA & ORTHOPAEDICS
Fahad G. Attar is a consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics, specialising in lower limb arthroplasty, knee reconstruction surgery and sports medicine.
He is certified fellowship trained in lower limb arthroplasty, knee reconstruction surgery, sports medicine and joint preservation surgery from world renowned centres; the Nuffield Orthopaedic centre in Oxford, the Holland Orthopaedic centre, Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto, Canada and at Wrightington hospital here in the UK.
He has a particular interest and expertise in managing young adult arthritis, cartilage injuries and sports related injuries. He uses innovative, cutting edge, evidence based biological therapy options to treat and manage joint pain and sports injuries. These treatment modalities utilise the body’s own healing potential to resolve pain and symptoms and also help in delaying or avoiding any major surgery. These biological treatment therapies include; stem cell therapy, PRP platelet rich plasma therapy and APS autologous protein solution therapy. All the treatment options are driven by results and outcomes. Mr. Attar also performs patient specific knee replacements for osteoarthritis, ligament reconstructions such as ACL reconstructions and cartilage reconstruction procedures.
His interest in education and training is reflected by his involvement in orthopaedic training courses as a tutor and facilitator over the last 5-6 years. He is an ATLS instructor and has held positions as an examiner for medical students at the University of Liverpool and Leicester here in the UK and also at the University of Toronto in Canada. He has also been invited as a guest speaker at International orthopaedic meetings and symposiums and GP teaching forums to give talks on biological therapies, specialist orthopaedic problems and musculoskeletal related problems.
He is well published and has been involved in ongoing clinical and lab based research right through his training and fellowship years and this has culminated in numerous peer reviewed publications and numerous oral and poster peer reviewed presentations in both national and international meetings. He is currently involved in numerous ongoing research projects with biological therapy treatments.
He also a long standing interest in disaster medicine and management and is currently on the UK International Emergency Trauma Register which deploys doctors in response to international disasters.
Victoria has over 20 years’ experience of working as a Medical Secretary.
She initially worked for Mr Attar as his NHS Personal Medical Secretary and more recently has been working as his PA/Medical Secretary for his Private Practice.
She always endeavours to help patients with their enquiries to the best of her ability and in a timely manner
PRAJAKTA P SHENDGE
STEM CELL SCIENTIST AND PRACTITIONER
Prajakta’s background in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine provides her the ability to develop therapies that cater to her patients’ specific needs. She has experience in treating different degenerative diseases like diabetes, infertility, neurological disorders, chronic kidney diseases, using the healing potential of stem cells from one’s own body. She specialises in using stem cells from the bone marrow, adipose tissue and blood for potential therapies and treatments.
Apart from holding a Masters degree in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine from University of Sheffield, she also has a degree in Embryology from UCL. She specialised in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, which was what first sparked her interest in opting for a career in Regenerative Medicine.
Prajakta’s major focus lies in stem cells and biological therapies for degenerative joint arthritis conditions and joint pain management and brings her vast experience and cutting edge expertise to treat patients at The Manchester Stem Cell Centre.