Aamir zubairy

Honorary Senior Lecturer

School of Dentistry

Greenbank Building, GR304

+44 (0) 1772 89 5861

Mr Zubairy has been employed by the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon since 2002. He is clinical lead for the East Lancashire foot and ankle service.

Full Profile

Mr Aamir Zubairy qualified in 1988 from University of Karachi. He had his internship and basic surgical training in the Republic of Ireland. He completed surgical fellowship (FRCS) in 1994. His orthopaedic higher surgical training was in the Mersey region (Liverpool) at SpR grade for six years leading to CCST. He completed FRCS Ed (Tr & Orth) in 2001. He then did Fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at the Wirral Hospitals in Liverpool. He was awarded an AO trauma Fellowship to the USA with Prof James Hughes. Mr Zubairy has been awarded BOFAS travelling fellowship to USA with Dr. James Brodsky and to Belgium with Prof Greta Dereymaeker. He has learnt ankle and foot arthroscopic techniques with Prof Nick Van Dijk in Amsterdam.

He completed specialist orthopaedic training in 2002 and was appointed as NHS consultant at the East Lancashire NHS Trust where he developed his practice as an orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in adult foot and ankle disorders and lower limb surgery. He now leads a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals providing care for routine and complex foot and ankle disorders along with trauma and general orthopaedics.

His clinical interests are minimally invasive foot surgery (MIS), arthroscopic foot and ankle surgery, total ankle replacement and Extra Corporeal Shock Wave (ESWT) management for tendinopathies.


  • Qualified in 1988
  • Basic Surgical Training in the Republic of Ireland
  • Higher Surgical Training (Specialist Registrar) in the Mersey rotational training scheme. Liverpool. (6 years)
  • Fellowship training. Wirral Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Travelling Fellowships to specialized centres in the USA and Belgium. 2003
  • BOFAS travelling fellow 2004


Aamir's research interests include post-operative pain relief, ankle fractures and arthritis, informed consent, musculoskeletal ultrasound and outcome measures. His work has been widely presented worldwide in national and international meetings and published in peer reviewed journals.

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Aamir is education lead for the department of orthopaedics. He is also educational supervisor and trainer for medical students for SSM and project options, foundation year doctors including patient safety lessons learnt facilitator, speciality trainee registrars and fellows in foot and ankle surgery. He is university examiner for OSCE, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth).

Membership of professional and learned bodies

  • British Medical Association. (BMA)
  • British Orthopaedic Association. (BOA)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. (AAOS)
  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS)
  • Honorary Senior clinical lecturer. UCLan
  • Mersey Foot Group. (MFG)
  • Lancashire Ankle & Foot Forum. (LAFF)
  • Medical Defence Union.(MDU)
  • AO UK Faculty Member. (AO UK)
  • Faculty on other national courses
  • Royal College of Surgeons' examiner for MRCS and FRCS (Tr & Orth)
  • Peer reviewer for several Indexed orthopaedic Journals
  • BOA Education committee member
  • Member Association of Study of Medical Education (ASME)