SAUDI GERMAN HOSPITAL - DUBAI
PROFESSOR ANDREW LANGDOWN
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon (Hip & Knee, Young Adult Hip)
About Prof. Andrew Langdown :
As Visiting Professor to the Saudi German Hospital in Dubai Prof. Andrew Langdown brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the surgical treatment of hip & knee conditions, in particular the young adult hip. His undergraduate medical degree was obtained from The University of Birmingham and he subsequently trained in Bristol, Oxford and Sydney, Australia. He is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England and is fully accredited on the UK Specialist Register for Trauma and Orthopaedics and the General Medical Council of England.
Prof. Andrew has been a UK consultant working in hospitals on the south coast of England for 15 years. He is committed to a patient-centred approach whereby patients are fully involved in the decision-making process, and is focussed on tailoring treatment to the needs of the patient using minimally invasive techniques, joint preservation surgery and the most clinically proven implants to aid rapid post-operative rehabilitation. He is one of the founding members of the Portsmouth Arthroplasty Group and has developed protocols for the management of infected joint replacements.
Prof. Andrew is recognised as one of the UK’s leading Hip Arthroscopy surgeons having performed over 2,000 hip arthroscopy operations. He developed services for Young Adult Hip Surgery in Portsmouth and Chichester where he now undertakes approximately 200 cases per year, and now brings this expertise to the UAE at the Saudi German Hospital in Dubai treating patients with groin pain and Hip Impingement.
A keen amateur sportsman, who has won medals nationally and internationally in cycling, Prof. Andrew is also well aware of the particular surgical and rehabilitation needs of sportsmen and sportswomen following injury.
KNEE : Diagnosis and treatment of knee conditions such as anterior knee pain, cartilage injuries, ligament tears, patellar instability and degenerate conditions such as arthritis
Knee Arthroscopy (minimally invasive keyhole surgery of the knee)