Mr Sulaiman Alazzawi

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

QualificationsMBChB, MSc, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Languages spoken:English, Arabic

Main NHS base:

  • St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, affiliated with SWLEOC

Member of:

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee

Clinical interests:

  • Hip arthritis
  • Knee arthritis
  • Hip replacement
  • Knee replacement
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Treating painful, loose or infected joint replacement
  • Stryker Mako robot arm-assisted surgery
Sees adults only

Training and Background

Mr Sulaiman Alazzawi is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon based at St Georges University Hospital and the South West Elective Orthopaedic Centre in Epsom. He specialises in hip and knee replacements and treating painful or failing joint replacements.

He completed his basic surgical training at East of England, becoming a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS). Following this, he undertook a post-graduate research degree (MSc) at the University College London. His higher specialist training in Orthopaedics was on the Royal London Rotation, achieving a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery (FRCS Tr&Orth).
He enhanced his training further by undertaking prestigious fellowships including specialised trauma fellowship in Hannover, Germany with Professor Christian Kretek as well as completing the world renowned adult reconstruction fellowship in Vancouver, Canada (under the mentorship of Professors Duncan, Garbuz, Masri and Greidanus). He has been a visiting fellow to the best world medical centres including Mayo clinic, Hospital of special surgery and Endoklinik.

Mr Alazzawi’s clinical and research interests have been focused around hip and knee joint replacements. He has published more than 30 scientific papers and book chapters. He presents regularly at national and international meetings. He is a reviewer for the Bone & Joint Journal (BJJ), Injury, the Knee and BMJ journals. Mr Alazzawi has been awarded several prizes and awards for research and quality improvement projects. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association.

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