Mr Fayaz Callachand

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

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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

Practising at

Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Belfast

Current NHS Post

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Western HSC Trust.

Qualifications

FRCS (T&O)

College of Surgeons (Ireland) - Aug 2015

MSc Ortho Eng

Cardiff University - Aug 2013

Dip SEM (UK)

Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) - Aug 2010

MRCSI

Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland) - Aug 2007

MB BCh BaO

Queens University Belfast - Jun 2003

Professional bodies

Fellow of Royal College Surgeons Ireland

British Orthopaedic Association

Advanced Trauma and Life Support Instructor

Premium Medical Protection

Publications

‘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.

Treatments and areas of interest

  • Hip and Knee Primary Arthroplasty
  • Hip and Knee Revision Arthroplasty
  • Joint injections
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Adult and Paediatric Trauma

Mr Fayaz Callachand’s Specialism(s)

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