A Manchester-based hip surgeon offering expert hip replacement, hip resurfacing and revision hip surgery, with a special interest in treating younger people with arthritis of the hip and avascular necrosis.
Mr Sanat Shah
is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary. He provides private hip surgery at Spire Manchester Hospital, BMI The Alexandra Hospital, Cheadle and BMI The Beaumont Hospital, Bolton.
An experienced hip surgeon in Manchester
Trained in trauma and orthopaedic surgery in Manchester and Southampton, and with further subspecialist training in lower limb replacement surgery, Mr Shah has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary since 2003. He is highly experienced in both trauma surgery and elective procedures, and is an undergraduate and postgraduate tutor at Manchester University.
Mr Shah is able to provide the full range of hip replacement and hip resurfacing procedures using the latest implants, such as ceramic-on-ceramic joints and cementless implants. He has a special interest in treating patients who have developed arthritis in their hip at an early age and in those with avascular necrosis.
Areas covered include:
Manchester, Stockport, Cheadle, Liverpool, Warrington, Bolton, St Helen's, Blackburn, Wigan
Hip conditions treated by Mr Sanat Shah
Mr Shah is able to provide surgery for all conditions affecting the hip, including:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Hip fracture
- Avascular necrosis
- Hip dysplasia
Hip resurfacing: bone conserving hip surgery
Mr Sanat is an expert in hip resurfacing, an alternative to total hip replacement for younger patients with active lifestyles. The head of the femur (the ball part of the joint) is reshaped and covered with a durable, low-wearing metal sphere, and the socket part of the joint is fitted with a corresponding metal cup. Compared to total hip replacement, hip resurfacing allows a better range of movement, retains the natural size and shape of the hip, and has better stability and a lower risk of dislocation. It is suitable for men under 65 or women under 55 who have strong, healthy bones.
Hip resurfacing can relieve the symptoms of arthritis, whilst retaining a high level of mobility for many years. The bone conserving nature of the surgery, leaving the head and neck of the femur intact, make future procedures to replace the implant straightforward, be it more resurfacing or a total hip replacement, thus extending the options available to younger people with arthritic hips.
Accreditation and admitting rights at private hospitals
Mr. Sanat Shah is an accredited consultant for the UK's leading private healthcare providers and private hospitals including Spire Healthcare.
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