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Mr Abtin Alvand - Orthopaedics

Mr Abtin Alvand is a Consultant Orthopaedic in Banbury, Oxfordshire

Based at: The Cherwell Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Mr Alvand’s practice focuses entirely on knee surgery and he is one of the highest volume revision knee surgeons in England based on the National Joint Registry.

He has particular expertise in:

Unicompartmental (partial) knee replacement

Total knee replacement 

Revision (re-do) knee replacement surgery

Management of infected knee replacements (Peri-prosthetic joint infection) 

Arthroscopic (keyhole) knee surgery

Management of knee cartilage defects with stem cell implantation 

Academic background

Mr Abtin Alvand is a Consultant Knee Surgeon with an NHS practice based at the world renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. He graduated from University of London and completed his Orthopaedic training on the Oxford rotation.

Mr Abtin completed a PhD (DPhil) at the University of Oxford which focused on improving training methods for unicompartmental knee replacement surgery. He was appointed to the prestigious post of NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer at the University of Oxford in 2015, and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in 2017. He undertook two post-CCT sub-specialist clinical fellowships focusing on complex hip and knee surgery in Oxford and Stanmore (Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital). He was a European Bone & Joint Infection Society Travelling Fellow in 2017 and also completed a Fellowship focusing on peri-prosthetic joint infection at the Rothman Institute (Philadelphia, USA) with Prof. J Parvizi. 

Professional Memberships

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK)

European Knee Society (EKS)

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons(AAHKS)

European Bone & Joint Infection Society (EBJIS)

NHS base

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

Clinic Times

Mondays and Tuesdays

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Private Secretary:

Karen Nicholls: 07436039656 / 01295 755010