Mr Asif Parkar is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital, specialising in hip and knee surgery.
Mr Parkar was trained through the prestigious Royal London Trauma & Orthopaedic training rotation programme. He has done fellowships at the Barts Health NHS trust, London, Guy’s and St. Thomas’s NHS foundation trust, London and a North American fellowship based in Calgary. These are level one trauma centres and tertiary referral centre for complex Orthopaedic procedures.
Mr Parkar’s NHS practice is based at Queen’s Hospital and King George Hospital, London. His practice is mainly focussed around sports knee injuries, ligament reconstruction, partial knee, primary, revision total knee and total hip replacement. He offers patient specific treatment to conditions like patella instability, joint preservation surgery such as Osteotomy around knee. He is one of the few surgeons in the country with fellowship training in performing hip replacement through direct anterior approach. This is a less invasive technique of performing hip replacement which enables patients to go home same day. He is also the infection control lead for the department.
Mr Parkar has been actively involved in research. He has written book chapters and has published his work in several peer reviewed journals. He believes in holistic and evidence-based approach towards patients care.
Mr Parkar has a degree in computer and robotic assisted joint replacement. He keeps myself up to date with modern technology in Orthopaedics and he has in depth understanding of currently available robots for Orthopaedics, pros and cons for each of them.
Mr Parkar believes in offering compassionate care and state-of-the-art solutions to patients with sports knee injuries and arthritic conditions of the knee and hip joints.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Asif Parkar at Nuffield Health
- Knee replacement revision
- Knee surgery (ACL repair)
- Knee replacement
- Knee arthroscopy
- Hip revision
- Patella stabilisation
- Hip replacement
- Hip resurfacing
- Hip arthroscopy
UK Orthopaedic trainees covering medical COVID-19 wards and still meeting Joint Committee on Surgical Training trauma procedure guidelines: A successful multifaceted collaborative model. Ferguson D, Cuthbert R, Karam E, Dott C, Wickramarachi, Parkar A A H, Shankar S& Vemulapalli K. The Transient Journal of Trauma, Orthopaedics and the Coronavirus, September 2020
Book chapter - Evaluation of painful hip replacement
Parkar A A H. El-Bakoury A, Powell J
Book chapter - The Role of Hip Preservation Surgery
Accepted for “Evidence based Orthopaedics” 2nd edition Oct 2021, edited by Dr Mohit Bhandari El-Bakoury A, Parkar A A H. Powell J
Book chapter - Void Filler in Opening Wedge Osteotomies Around the Knee
Parkar A A H. Pastides P, Khakha R, Dawson M April 2020
The revolving doors of tendinopathy: Definition, pathogenesis, and treatment: Review article
Ahmed Z, Parkar A A H, Ruston N Postgraduate Medical Journal, November 2019
Dissociation of acetabular liner: case report & literature review Parkar A A H, Sukeik M, El-Bakoury A, Powell J
Sicot Journal, August 2019
Distal radius tripane fracture Parkar A A H, Marya S, Auplish S.
Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Vol. 96, No. 8, Nov 2014, pp. e6-7(2)
Giant infantile plexiform cellular schwannoma of the knee - A case report and literature review Parkar A A H, Annapureddy S R, Rees D C, Eastwood D M, Pringle J
Journal of Diagnostic Histopathology- Volume 17:4, April 2011, 203-206
Regeneration of tendo achilles.
Parkar A A H, Taylor M, Patel N, Ramakrishnan V JBJS- Br, June, 2010; 92-B(6): 885 – 887
Outcome of distal radial fracture treated with Kirschner wires. Parkar A A H, Taylor M
Annapureddy S R, Parkar A A H, Williamson D M Journal of Orthopaedics 2009 ; 6(3)e9
Periorbital oedema and surgical emphysema, an unusual complication of a dental procedure: A case report and literature review.
Parkar A A H, Medhurst C, Irbash M, Philpott C Cases Journal 2009 ; doi: 10.4076/1757-1626-2:8108
- British Orthopaedics Association (BOA)
- British Hip Society (BHS)
- British Association for Surgery of Knee (BASK)
- British Patello Femoral Society (BPFS)
Other posts held
- Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics at Queen's Hospital, London
- Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics at King George Hospital, London
Insurers Mr Asif Parkar works with
Mr Asif Parkar works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Alliance Healthcare
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- Bupa On Demand
- Cigna International
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Freedom Health
- Healix Healthcare
- Healthcare RM
- Medical Care Direct
- Police Mutual
- Standard Life
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA
Mr Asif Parkar does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Asif Parkar does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Asif Parkar does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.