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North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust - 70 years of the NHS

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Syed Mannan



Based at

Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, covering West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven

Year qualified


Professional qualifications

MBBS, MS(orth), FRCS(gen), FRCS(Tr&Orth), DipSEM, FEBOT

Treatment and procedures

OsteoArthritis shoulder- Anatomical shoulder replacements, cuff tear arthropathy/Revisions-Reverse shoulder replacements 

Unstable shoulders- Arthroscopic stabilisation/open Latarjet 

Arthroscopic/mini-open cuff repairs/decompressions

ACJ reconstruction

Elbow OA-replacement surgery/arthroscopic/open debridement

Wrist-OA and injuries treatment including arthroscopies/ partial/complete arthrodesis/excision arthroplasties

Hands-including MCP/PIP replacements/tendon transfers/repairs

Clinical Interests / specialist areas

Upper Limb speciality- especially arthroplasty, and arthroscopy of shoulder, elbow and wrist/hands

Trauma-including shoulder and elbow replacements, THR for #NOF, and foot trauma including calcaneal fractures

Sports medicine Diploma, with special interest in sports medicine practice/MIS surgery for SLAP tears, unstable shoulders/loose body removal elbows/wrist impingements

Professional membership

Royal College Surgeons/AAOS(prev)


Have been previously involved in Achilles tendon research with role of different walker boots in functional rehabilitation/and taken part in PEP/DRAFT/PROHFER nationwide trials for role of aspirin in pulmonary embolism prevention/and different management options in distal radius/proximal humerus fractures, by recruiting patients




Intrathecal diamorphine and urinary retention rates following lower limb arthroplasty; a two centre study of 3300 patients