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Training Programme Director

Mr Kash Akhtar
Consultant Knee surgeon
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Kash studied medicine at Imperial College, graduating with a Distinction in Surgery. He was awarded Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2005 and the Fellowship in 2011.

Kash has undertaken a Masters in Medical Education (for which he was awarded a Distinction) and a Doctor of Medicine (MD) research degree. He has given over 100 international presentations, and received multiple prizes and awards.

Kash completed his fellowship in all aspects of knee surgery (sports, trauma and joint replacement) at the renowned Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.

He was also awarded the prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship and spent 4 months in international centres of orthopaedic excellence across the USA.

Kash is currently appointed as a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knees at Barts Health NHS Trust, one of the busiest hospitals in the country, which receives complex tertiary referrals from a broad area.

Kash is a Reader in Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgical Education at Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry. He has been appointed to the Specialist Advisory Committee for the Joint Committee on Surgical Training and is also on the Executive Committee for the British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK). He is also a founder of orthohub ( providing free interactive orthopaedic education for all, where he is the host of the see one / do one podcast.

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