Dr Assad Qureshi was born and raised in London, where he studied medicine at the world-renowned Guy's Hospital. He undertook his advanced surgical training in the East Midlands and received his Certificate of Completion of Training (Board Certification) in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2016. He then completed the prestigious National Fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics at Sheffield Children's Hospital. He was appointed at the University Hospitals of Leicester as the first orthopaedic consultant solely dedicated to paediatric orthopaedics, where he ran a tertiary service for complex cases referred from across the East Midlands. He has more than 15 years of orthopaedic experience, including over 8 years as a full-time paediatric orthopaedic surgeon treating complex deformities in children.
Dr Assad places emphasis on patient-centred care with treatment plans tailored to the specific needs of the individual patient. He is first and foremost a Paediatric Orthopedic Surgeon delivering focussed speciality care for the following disorders:
Hip disorders - As a Consultant, Dr Assad advanced single-stage hip reconstruction with open reduction and concurrent deformity correction for developmental hip dysplasia with excellent outcomes. He has extensive experience of surgical treatment for residual hip dysplasia. He set up the "one stop" neonatal hip dysplasia clinic where patients have their hip ultrasound and treatment with Pavlik harness (if indicated) on the same day. Dr Assad is a keen proponent of early containment surgery for Perthes disease and offers patient specific evidence based treatment for slipped upper femoral epiphysis.
Neurmomuscular deformity - Dr Assad has a keen interest in the orthopaedic management of cerebral palsy. He is an active member of the British Society for Surgery in Cerebral Palsy and offers comprehensive surgical treatment for hip migration, deformity and gait optimisation. Dr Assad favours hip reconstruction over other salvage procedures for hip migration in cerebral palsy. He sat on the regional MDT panel for instrumented gait analysis case discussion where he would review the data analysis from clinical cases to generate treatment recommendations for patients with gait disorders. Dr Assad undertakes single event multi level surgery (SEMLS) to comprehensively address deformity and muscle imbalance in walking children with cerebral palsy.
Paediatric Foot deformity - Dr Assad has a strong background in treating paediatric foot deformity such as clubfeet. He firmly believes in using cast treatment to slowly stretch and correct deformities so that less surgery is required. He has extensive experience of treating recurrent, relapsed and complex clubfeet in addition to neuromuscular foot deformity with good outcomes. Painful flat feet in teenagers are a significant part of his practice where he offers biological surgical reconstruction (rather than fusion or implants) for patients who still have symptoms despite physiotherapy and orthotic provision.
Limb deformity - Dr Assad undertakes the full complement of limb reconstruction techniques for patients with limb deformity. He undertakes complex circular frame treatment of patients with limb shortening as well as internal fixation techniques for deformity. His expertise with both internal and external fixation ensures that patients receive the most appropriate treatment to achieve comprehensive deformity correction. Dr Assad has excellent outcomes following guided growth treatment for children with lower limb deformities where growth potential can be used to correct deformity with minimal surgical intervention.
To devise patient-specific surgical treatment, Dr Assad uses every diagnostic tool at his disposal including radiographic deformity analysis, 3D virtual modelling, instrumented gait analysis, and pedobarography. He strongly values patient communication, support, and detailed discussion of proposed surgical treatment, potential surgical alternatives, and expected outcomes following treatment. He works with a multidisciplinary paediatric team that includes physiotherapy, rehabilitation medicine, pediatric neurology, and orthotic services.
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BSc (Neuroscience), United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, United Kingdom,
MBBS, King's College London, United Kingdom
MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of England, United Kingdom
MSc (Orthopaedic Engineering), Cardiff University, United Kingdom
FRCS (Trauma + Orth), Royal College of Surgeons of England, United Kingdom
PhD, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom,
CCT - Trauma and Orthopedics, GMC, UK
British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery
British Society of Surgery for Cerebral Palsy
British Limb Reconstruction Society
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He’s an excellent dr . My son was worried when he broke his wrist and when dr Assad explained to us the treatment plan he started to relax . The dr is always there to help us whenever we have any question . I recommend dr Assad to all my family and friends .
Thank you for the kind review. Many patients are often worried they will require surgery for their fracture. Thankfully in children, most wrist fractures will do well with non-operative treatment.
Dr Assad Qureshi is a gentle very experienced caring and highly qualified Doctor who took impeccable care of our 9 year old son when he fractured his ankle. He is humane and well-equipped to handle children and their parents! He ensured proper aftercare and guided us throughout the process with our son's well-being as his paramount focus.
It can be a very stressful time for parents especially when surgery is the recommended treatment. Clear information to guide expectation and considered follow up for all queries no matter how small is an important consideration when treating pediatric patients. Thank you for this very generous feedback.
Doctor Assad is a very helpful and attentive doctor who is ready all the time to help his patients in the very best way .
Possibly the best one sentence review a doctor can ever hope to receive. Thank you for placing your trust in me.
My 4 year old daughter had a fracture in her leg near the femur bone and she received perfect care.
Growth plate related injuries can be quite problematic. Thankfully the fracture was away from the growth plate with near perfect alignment. Families really benefit from being given as much information as possible to ease their concerns and hopefully I succeeded in this respect.
Very patient, clear and straight to the point. Very helpful
Thank you for this feedback. Nice to know I can be concise when the situation demands. Often my explanations about pediatric orthopedic conditions and treatments have fairly lengthy extrapolations.....always a risk when you are passionate about your work.
Very thorough, explained things clearly and succinctly
Good communication is as important as good surgery - excellence in one can not compensate for deficiency in the other. Thank you for this kind review.
Amazing Doctor.. Our daughter got the best care we have ever thought off.
Thanks for the kind feedback.
My experience with Dr. Assad has been amazing. He is such a wonderful, professional, and very empathetic doctor. Dr. Assad made me feel very comfortable and he helped keep my mental state intact through the healing process. I am very grateful he was my doctor and I couldn’t have asked for someone better.
Thank you for the kind review. Holistic care is very important in medicine. Although we may tend to get carried away with our own niche field of expertise, we must always view the patient as a whole. Attention and emphasis on the patient and family's mental well being during treatment can not be emphasised enough. Clear communication, continuity of care and patient specific treatment programs taking into account individual patient ideas, concerns and expectations are a crucial foundation to delivering best possible care.
Very well received, deitals was given with patience clinical diagnosis was amazing, perfect follow up with respect and professional
Thanks for the kind review. Clear communication guides patient expectations from treatment and helps with achieving a good clinical outcome. Thank you for choosing me to treat your child.
We had a great experience with Dr. Assad when our 4 year old fractured his elbow. He explained everything patiently and calmed down two stressed out parents.
Thank you for your kind feedback. Parents are often far more distressed by their child having an ailment than if the parents were to suffer with it themselves. I think understanding this fundamental truth and spending adequate time with paediatric patients and their families is very important and something I will try to strive for in every consultation.
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Dr. Assad Qureshi's overall patient rating is 4.96 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 15 reviews
What languages does Dr. Assad Qureshi speak?
Dr. Assad Qureshi speaks English and Urdu
Where is Dr. Assad Qureshi located?
Dr. Assad Qureshi primarily practices at American Hospital Dubai, located at Near Movenpick Hotel - Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 0000
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