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CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), however mild, do not leave your home for 7 days from when your symptoms started. The symptoms are:

  • new continuous cough and/or
  • high temperature

You do not need to call NHS 111 to go into self-isolation. If your symptoms worsen during home isolation or are no better after 7 days, contact NHS 111 online. If you have no internet access, call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999. You can find the latest information and advice at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Do: 

  • wash your hands with soap and water often – alcohol gel is effective against respiratory viruses
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don't

  • touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
Mr Tahir Khan Mr Tahir Khan

Khan, Mr Tahir

  • Position: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Qualifications: MBBS, FRCS, FRCS Tr & Orth, MPhil Orth
  • Specialty: Children's orthopaedics, hip preservation surgery (Pelvic osteotomies etc). hip arthroscopy, hip replacement (direct anterior approach)

Mr. Tahir Khan is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon currently working at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore in the Young Adult Hip Unit.

Tahir Khan was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Central Manchester University Hospitals in October 2002, where he established a high quality lower limb and childrens’ orthopaedic surgery practice before relocating to Stanmore in May 2013. Mr. Khan trained in the north-west of England (Sheffield, Birmingham and Manchester) and undertook specialist fellowship training in the USA, Toronto, Canada, and Mainz, Germany.

His experience and interests include children’s orthopaedics, hip and knee surgery (hip and knee arthroscopy, realignment osteotomies, primary total hip replacement) and in particular hip pain in children, adolescents and young adults. Mr. Khan is particularly interested in hip preservation surgery and offers arthroscopic hip surgery and osteotomies around the hip joint.

Mr. Khan has always enjoyed the interaction with patients and takes time to discuss all treatment options, looking at alternatives and explaining things clearly.

Paediatric Orthopaedics

  • Congenital and acquired deformity and disability
  • Ponseti method for correction of Congenital Talipes Equino Varus (CTEV) or Club Foot Deformity
  • Positional foot deformities eg: Metatarsus Adductus
  • Paediatric fractures
  • Neuromuscular disease

Yound Adult Hip

  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Peri acetabular osteotomy (PAO)
  • Femoral Osteotomy
  • Hip preservation surgery
  • Hip Replacement surgery

Research interests: Hip preservation surgery

Achievements/publications:

Reviewer: Bone and Joint Journal 2013

Examiner; Intercollegiate Board Tr & Orth December 2009

American - British - Canadian (ABC) Fellowship May/June 2004

Royal College of Surgeons Travelling Fellowship 1995

Best Research paper; Sheffield 1997

Published more than 30 peer reviewed papers