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Prof. Anand Pillai and Mr Adam J Reid will present on hind foot osteomyelitis, silo technique and soft tissue options.
Prof. Pillai is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at University Hospitals South Manchester, Wythenshawe with a specialist interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery. He trained in Orthopaedic and Foot surgery in the West of Scotland, and has undertaken further sub-specialist fellowships in Adelaide, South Australia and Oxford. Prof. Pillai has also visited and worked with surgeons from SportsMed SA, Mater Hospital Sydney and Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital in Perth. Furthermore, Prof. Pillai has completed a fellowship in Ilizarov techniques and limb deformity correction at the world renowned Russian Ilizarov Scientific Centre in Kurgan, Siberia. He was initially appointed as Consultant to Nine wells University Hospital and Dundee Medical School in Scotland, before moving to the North West. Prof. Pillai is a member of the EFAS research council and a committee member of AOFAS.
Prof. Pillai has treated over 180 cases using CERAMENT G in indications such as open trauma, 80 cases, infected metalwork and osteomyelitis, 50 cases and diabetic foot, 50 cases. He is also the author of several publications related to his work with CERAMENT G covering foot & ankle, diabetic foot, trauma and osteomyelitis.
Mr Reid is an Academic Consultant Plastic Surgeon with a specialist clinical interest in trauma, nerve injury and complex limb reconstruction. His clinical training was combined with an academic NIHR Clinical Lectureship at the University of Manchester. He has also undertaken a clinical training fellowship at Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, Glasgow Royal Infirmary concentrating on complex limb reconstruction.
Mr Reid leads a research team at the Blond McIndoe Laboratories, University of Manchester focusing on peripheral nerve injury/regeneration and adipose-derived stem cells in reconstructive surgery. This work is supported by funding from the National Institute for Health Research, the Healing Foundation and the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Mr Alex Wee orthopaedic lead for diabetic foot disease and part of the multidisciplinary foot protection team at Frimley Park Hospital, will host this meeting.
He has been an orthopaedic consultant at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey since 2006. He undertakes complex diabetic foot infection debridement, foot amputation and Charcot reconstruction surgery. He undertakes general orthopedic trauma, complex foot and ankle trauma and all aspects of elective foot and ankle surgery.
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