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Staff Programme Details

  • Programme Director

Prof Fares Haddad

Prof Fares Haddad

Honorary Professor at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, UCL

Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at University College London Hospitals

Professor Fares Haddad is a Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgeon at University College Hospitals. He is Divisional Clinical Director of Surgical Specialties at UCH, and Director of the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health at University College London. He graduated from the University College London Hospitals with a First Class BSc and MB BS. His basic training in hip and knee surgery and reconstruction started in London on the St Bartholomew's, Royal Free and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital rotations and was subsequently enhanced by fellowship training in the United States and Canada including a year in Vancouver and time in Boston, Los Angeles and Gainsville. He was the gold medallist in the FRCS (Orth) exam and has gained a large number of prizes and prestigious academic awards. He has been an EFORT Travelling Fellow, British Hip Society Travelling Fellow and ABC Travelling Fellow in 2004. He was a Hunterian Professor in 2005. Professor Haddad's clinical and research endeavours have centred around hip and knee reconstruction. His interests include the expansion of knee and hip arthroscopic techniques to deal with sports injuries, uncemented hip and knee prosthetic technology, new bearing surfaces and outcomes assessment in hip, knee and revision arthroplasty and use of allografting and other transplant and stem cell techniques in hip and knee reconstruction. His work also encompasses minimally invasive hip and knee surgery and novel strategies to manage patients with knee ligament injuries. He provides medical input at elite level for a number of sports including football, athletics, rugby, boxing and martial arts. He has presented and published widely on key aspects of hip and knee surgery and continues to lead a clinical research group with interests in knee joint preservation after injury, the genetic causation of bone disease and bone quality, prosthetic design and performance and in particular outcomes measurement after hip and knee surgery. He is editorial consultant Sports Injury Bulletin and is on the editorial board of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, The Journal of Arthroplasty, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons and Hospital Medicine. He has been elected as a Fellow of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Professor Haddad has been instrumental in setting up collaboration between UCH, UCL, Elite Sport and Private partners in order to set up, develop and fund the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health in London as an International Centre of Excellence.

More information on his research and publications

Mr Peter Hamlyn

Mr Peter Hamlyn

Honorary lecturer at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health, UCL

Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon in private practice

Mr Hamlyn has worked as a Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon for 20 years. During this time he has lead several neurosurgical teams in some of London’s elite teaching hospitals such as Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital and The Royal London Hospital. He has been an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at University College London Hospital since 2009.

His clinical activity consists currently of some 3,500 outpatient consultations and just over 300 operations per year. His passion lies in spinal disorders and sports injury - the majority of his work involves minimally invasive/keyhole and restorative, reconstructive surgery. He has a substantial exposure to elite level sports from Premiere League football and rugby, Nation team members in several different sports, UK sponsored athletes, jockies and even the Royal Ballet. His cranial work now focuses on head injury in sport.

Mr Peter Hamlyn was a member on the 2012 Olympic Bid Advisory Panel and has worked as a correspondent for the Sports Section of The Daily Telegraph newspaper. In 1996, he was awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Sport Medicine for work in the field of head injury in sport. He has worked as a current or past Medical Advisor to the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (first Safe Neurosurgery working group), General Medical Council, Trigeminal Neuralgia Association of Great Britain, British Olympic Association, British Boxing Board of Control, The Jockey Club of Great Britain, UK Sport, Royal Ballet, GB rowing team, England Rugby, numerous premier league football and rugby clubs.

He was a founder and remains Vice Chairman of the Brain and Spine Foundation and is a Director of the Broadgate Spine & Joint Clinic, The Spine Surgery London and London Endoscopic Spinal Surgery. Mr Hamlyn is also the Chairman of The Foundation for Human Potential.

  • Programme Tutors

Dr Ruth Epstein Dr Mike Shipley
Professor Rodney Grahame Dr. Carol Chapman
Mr John Rubin Mr Ian Winspur
Professor Howard Bird Katherine Butler
Professor Aaron Williamon Dr Emma Redding
Mr Ben Ashworth Professor David Marsh
Mr Ian MacDonald Ms Helen Laws
Ms Jennie Morton  

Administrator

  • Ms Zoe Lau

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