Mr Fayaz Callachand is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Altnagelvin Area Hospital. His main interest is in conditions affecting the lower limb, in particular hip and knee arthritis. He specialises in primary and revision arthroplasty of the hip and knee, including unicondylar knee arthroplasty.
Mr Fayaz Callachand completed a Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Revision Arthroplasty Fellowship in Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital Dublin under the guidance of Prof John O’Byrne, August 2016 - August 2017.
During this fellowship he helped to set up a prospective, multi-centre cohort study currently being conducted between Mater Misericoridae University Hospital, The Mater Private Hospital and the Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital - 'The Use of Next Generation Sequencing Techniques in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Bone and Joint Infections'.
Prior to this Mr Fayaz Callachand completed his Specialist Training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in Northern Ireland, August 2010 - August 2016
Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Belfast
Current NHS Post
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Western HSC Trust.
College of Surgeons (Ireland) - Aug 2015
MSc Ortho Eng
Cardiff University - Aug 2013
Dip SEM (UK)
Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) - Aug 2010
Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) - Aug 2007
MB BCh BaO
Queens University Belfast - Jun 2003
Fellow of Royal College Surgeons Ireland
British Orthopaedic Association
Advanced Trauma and Life Support Instructor
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‘Hip Hemiarthroplasty vs Total Hip Arthroplasty for displaced intracapsular hip fractures: Retrospective age and sex matched cohort.’ D. Dawson, D. Milligan, F. Callachand, L. Cusick. Ulster Medical Journal, Oct 2017 (online).
‘Three-year outcomes of intracapsular femoral neck fractures fixed with sliding hip screws in adults aged under sixty-five years.’ D. Dargan, F. Callachand, O. Diamond, C. Connolly. Injury, 2016: 47(11), 2495-2500.
‘Endo-prosthetic replacement in the management of complex distal femoral fractures in the elderly’ F. Callachand, L. Cusick, J. Barr. Ulster Medical Journal, 2016; 85(3), 223-224.
‘Atraumatic pantalar avascular necrosis in a patient with alcohol dependence’ F. Callachand, D. Milligan, A. Wilson. JOFAS 2016: 55(1), 207-8.
‘An evaluation of an enhanced fracture liaison service as the optimal model for secondary prevention of osteoporosis by comparing the results of audits in two hospitals.’ I. Wallace, F. Callachand, J. Elliott & P. Gardiner. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Short Reports, 2011: 10; 2 (2), 8.