Mohammad Waseem

Orthopaedic Surgery

37 years of experience
37 years of experience



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Mr Mohammad Waseem is an NHS Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon who is fully trained and qualified. He works at Macclesfield District General Hospital in Cheshire.

Waseem's special clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery of the elbow, hand, wrist, and shoulder and his practice also provides comprehensive upper limb and trauma surgery cover as well. Mr Waseem has trained in Yorkshire, Manchester and Wessex.

He attended 2 fellowships during this period; a travelling fellowship to the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland for training in microvascular hand surgery and a travelling trauma fellowship in Germany. 

List of Peer Reviewed Publications

1: Umar M, Jahangir N, Hughes M, Malik Q, Kokan J, Waseem M. Incidence of

shoulder functional morbidity following ipsilateral mastectomy and latissimus

dorsi flap reconstruction. Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2019 Sep 24. pii:

S1017-995X(19)30396-7. doi: 10.1016/j.aott.2019.08.021. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 31562025.

2: Sawalha S, Waseem M. Can Shoulder Arthroscopy Work? (CSAW) trial. Lancet. 2018

Jul 28;392(10144):280-281. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30778-5. PubMed PMID:


3: Ul Islam S, Glover AW, Waseem M. Challenges and Solutions in Management of

Distal Humerus Fractures. Open Orthop J. 2017 Nov 13;11:1292-1307. doi:

10.2174/1874325001711011292. eCollection 2017. Review. PubMed PMID: 29290867;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5721336.

4: Yates JB, Choudhry MN, Waseem M. Managing Bony Defects of the Shoulder Joint

that Occur in Association with Dislocation. Open Orthop J. 2017 Nov

10;11:1245-1257. doi: 10.2174/1874325001711011245. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID:

29290863; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5721330.

5: Islam SU, Choudhry MN, Akbar S, Waseem M. Outcome of Scapulothoracic

Arthroscopy for Painful Snapping Scapula. Open Orthop J. 2017 Aug 21;11:785-793. 

doi: 10.2174/1874325001711010785. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28979591; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC5620412.

6: Sargazi N, Philpott M, Malik A, Waseem M. Ulna Autograft for Wrist

Arthrodesis: A Novel Approach in Failed Wrist Arthoplasty. Open Orthop J. 2017

Aug 21;11:768-776. doi: 10.2174/1874325001711010768. eCollection 2017. PubMed

PMID: 28979589; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5620406.

7: Hughes M, Frasquet-Garcia A, Ismail M, Waseem M. Skin Entrapment in an

Un-displaced Proximal Humerus Fracture Treated with Closed Reduction; A Case

Report. Open Orthop J. 2016 May 24;10:120-4. doi: 10.2174/1874325001610010120.

eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27347240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4897205.

8: Mabrouk A, Madhusudan M, Waseem M, Kershaw S, Fischer J. Outcomes of Geriatric

Hip Fractures Treated with AFFIXUS Hip Fracture Nail. Adv Orthop.

2014;2014:509592. doi: 10.1155/2014/509592. Epub 2014 Dec 18. PubMed PMID:

25580303; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4281450.

9: MacFarlane RJ, Donnelly TD, Khan Y, Morapudi S, Waseem M, Fischer J. Clinical 

outcome and wound healing following carpal tunnel decompression: a comparison of 

two common suture materials. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:270137. doi:

10.1155/2014/270137. Epub 2014 Aug 7. PubMed PMID: 25165693; PubMed Central

PMCID: PMC4140113.

10: Bidwai AS, Marlow WJ, Khan Y, Waseem M. Five to eight years follow-up for

trapeziectomy and Weilby ligament reconstruction for the treatment of

trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis. Hand Surg. 2013;18(3):369-73. doi:

10.1142/S021881041350041X. PubMed PMID: 24156580.

11: Donnelly TD, Macfarlane RJ, Nagy MT, Ralte P, Waseem M. Fractures of the

clavicle: an overview. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:329-33. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010329. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24155801; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3805981.

12: Akhtar A, Macfarlane RJ, Waseem M. Pre-operative assessment and

post-operative care in elective shoulder surgery. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep

6;7:316-22. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010316. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID:

24093051; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3788190.

13: Mahmood A, Malal JJ, Waseem M. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty - a literature

review. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:366-72. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010366.

eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082977; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3785030.

14: Widnall JC, Dheerendra SK, Malal JJ, Waseem M. Proximal humeral fractures: a 

review of current concepts. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:361-5. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010361. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082976; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3785034.

15: Nagy MT, Macfarlane RJ, Khan Y, Waseem M. The frozen shoulder: myths and

realities. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:352-5. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010352.

eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082974; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3785028.

16: Malal JJ, Khan Y, Farrar G, Waseem M. Superior labral anterior posterior

lesions of the shoulder. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:356-60. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010356. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082975; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3785040.

17: Khan Y, Nagy MT, Malal J, Waseem M. The painful shoulder: shoulder

impingement syndrome. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:347-51. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010347. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082973; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3785027.

18: Farrar NG, Malal JJ, Fischer J, Waseem M. An overview of shoulder instability

and its management. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:338-46. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010338. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082972; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3785059.

19: Widnall JC, Dheerendra SK, Macfarlane RJ, Waseem M. The use of shoulder

hemiarthroplasty and humeral head resurfacing: a review of current concepts. Open

Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:334-7. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010334. eCollection 2013.

PubMed PMID: 24082971; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3785053.

20: Sulaiman L, Macfarlane RJ, Waseem M. Current concepts in anaesthesia for

shoulder surgery. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:323-8. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010323. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082970; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3785039.

21: Donnelly TD, Ashwin S, Macfarlane RJ, Waseem M. Clinical assessment of the

shoulder. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:310-5. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010310.

eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082969; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3785041.

22: Iqbal S, Jacobs U, Akhtar A, Macfarlane RJ, Waseem M. A history of shoulder

surgery. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:305-9. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010305.

eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082968; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3785029.

23: Macfarlane RJ, Waseem M. Editorial: current concepts and recent developments 

in shoulder surgery. Open Orthop J. 2013 Sep 6;7:304. doi:

10.2174/1874325001307010304. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24082967; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3785035.

24: Waseem M, Upadhyay R, Kapoor R, Agyare S. Fracture of the penis: an atypical 

presentation. Int J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug 13;6(1):32. doi: 10.1186/1865-1380-6-32. 

PubMed PMID: 23941195; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3765379.

25: Al-Najjim M, Mustafa A, Fenton C, Morapudi S, Waseem M. Giant solitary

synovial osteochondromatosis of the elbow causing ulnar nerve neuropathy: a case 

report and review of literature. J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj. 2013 Jan

25;8(1):1. doi: 10.1186/1749-7221-8-1. PubMed PMID: 23351253; PubMed Central

PMCID: PMC3599958.

26: Morapudi SP, Marlow WJ, Withers D, Ralte P, Gabr A, Waseem M. Total wrist

arthroplasty using the Universal 2 prosthesis. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2012

Dec;20(3):365-8. PubMed PMID: 23255648.

27: Marlow WJ, Ralte P, Morapudi SP, Bassi R, Fischer J, Waseem M. Intramedullary

fixation of diaphyseal clavicle fractures using the rockwood clavicle pin: review

of 86 cases. Open Orthop J. 2012;6:482-7. doi: 10.2174/1874325001206010482. Epub 

2012 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 23173024; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3502893.

28: Marlow WJ, Singhal R, Dheerendra S, Ralte P, Fischer J, Waseem M. Distal

radius volar locking plates: does a variable angle locking system confer a

clinical advantage? Acta Orthop Belg. 2012 Jun;78(3):309-16. PubMed PMID:


29: Singhal R, Dheerendra SK, Charalambous CP, Waseem M. Teaching basic shoulder 

ultrasonography to orthopaedic postgraduate trainees--effectiveness of a training

workshop. Med Ultrason. 2012 Jun;14(2):120-4. PubMed PMID: 22675712.

30: Mahmood A, Fountain J, Vasireddy N, Waseem M. Wrist MRI Arthrogram v Wrist

Arthroscopy: What are we Finding? Open Orthop J. 2012;6:194-8. doi:

10.2174/1874325001206010194. Epub 2012 May 16. PubMed PMID: 22675410; PubMed

Central PMCID: PMC3367475.

31: Nazar M, Lipscombe S, Morapudi S, Tuvo G, Kebrle R, Marlow W, Waseem M.

Percutaneous tennis elbow release under local anaesthesia. Open Orthop J.

2012;6:129-32. doi: 10.2174/1874325001206010129. Epub 2012 Apr 2. PubMed PMID:

22509230; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3322435.

32: Hunter J, Quarterman C, Waseem M, Wills A. Diagnosis and management of

necrotizing fasciitis. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Jul;72(7):391-5. Review. PubMed

PMID: 21841612.

33: George HL, Unnikrishnan PN, Bass A, Waseem M, Brownson P. Transverse

divergent dislocation of elbow in a child: a case report and review of current

literature. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 May;27(5):411-3. doi:

10.1097/PEC.0b013e3182187438. PubMed PMID: 21546804.

34: Ralte P, Selvan D, Morapudi S, Kumar G, Waseem M. Haemostasis in Open Carpal 

Tunnel Release: Tourniquet vs Local Anaesthetic and Adrenaline. Open Orthop J.

2010 Aug 27;4:234-6. doi: 10.2174/1874325001004010234. PubMed PMID: 21249165;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3023066.

35: Nazar MA, Mansingh R, Bassi RS, Waseem M. Is there a Consensus in the

Management of Distal Radial Fractures? Open Orthop J. 2009 Nov 5;3:96-9. doi:

10.2174/1874325000903010096. PubMed PMID: 20111611; PubMed Central PMCID:


36: Kapoor V, Sudheer V, Waseem M, Cole AS, Weeden DF. An Unusual Presentation of

Chondrosarcoma of the Clavicle With Horner's Syndrome. Sarcoma. 2004;8(2-3):87-9.

doi: 10.1080/13577140410001710530. PubMed PMID: 18521400; PubMed Central PMCID:


37: Bader M, Sanz L, Waseem M. Forearm fractures in children: single bone

fixation with elastic stable intramedullary nailing in 20 cases. Injury. 2006

Sep;37(9):923-4; author reply 924-5. Epub 2006 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 16872612.

38: Chaudry SN, Waseem M. Clavicular hook plate: complications of retaining the

implant. Injury. 2006 Jul;37(7):665. Epub 2006 Feb 23. PubMed PMID: 16497306.

39: Rohilla M, Saldanha K, Waseem M. Early versus delayed surgical treatment of

open tibial fractures: effect on the rates of infection and need of secondary

surgical procedures to promote bone union. Injury. 2006 Jan;37(1):85-6; author

reply 86-7. Epub 2005 Dec 27. PubMed PMID: 16384557.

40: Deepak VS, Giannoudis PV, Zelle BA, Waseem M, Pape HC. Radial artery tear

complicating a distal radius fracture. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2005

Jun;34(6):299-300. PubMed PMID: 16060559.

41: Saldanha KA, Bokhari SA, Waseem M. First metatarsophalangeal joint

arthrodesis: a new technique of internal fixation by using memory compression

staples. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2005 Jul-Aug;44(4):313; author reply 313. PubMed

PMID: 16012443.

42: Khan M, Waseem M, Barnes K. Complex fractures. Injury. 2005 Jun;36(6):804.

Epub 2005 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 15910839.

43: Waseem M, Khan M, Hussain N, Giannoudis PV, Fischer J, Smith RM. Eponyms:

errors in clinical practice and scientific writing. Acta Orthop Belg. 2005

Feb;71(1):1-8. PubMed PMID: 15792200.

44: Fischer J, Chee Y, Waseem M, Barnes K. IMHS in peritrochanteric fractures.

Hip Int. 2005 Jan - Mar;15(1):27-32. doi: 10.5301/HIP.2008.3888. PubMed PMID:


45: Khan M, Waseem M, Barnes K. Re: An outcome assessment of intra-articular

calcaneal fractures, using patient and physician's assessment profiles. Injury.

2005 Jan;36(1):234-5. PubMed PMID: 15589959.

46: Akhtar MS, Khan M, Waseem M. Re: "Floating thumb metacarpal" or complete

dislocation of the thumb metacarpal: a case report and review of the literature. 

Injury. 2005 Jan;36(1):232-3. PubMed PMID: 15589956.

47: Higgins GA, Sadiq S, Waseem M, Hirst P, Paul AS. Success of cannulated screw 

fixation of subcapital neck of femur fractures. Hip Int. 2004

Oct-Dec;14(4):244-248. doi: 10.5301/HIP.2008.1656. PubMed PMID: 28247399.

48: Dosani A, Giannoudis PV, Waseem M, Hinsche A, Smith RM. Unusual presentation 

of sciatica in a 14-year-old girl. Injury. 2004 Oct;35(10):1071-2. PubMed PMID:


49: Waseem M, Fischer J, Paton RW. Partial percutaneous epiphyseodesis in

patients with congenital abnormalities of the growth plates. J Pediatr Orthop B. 

2004 Jan;13(1):39-42. PubMed PMID: 15091258.

50: Waseem M. Endoscopic versus open carpal tunnel release in bilateral carpal

tunnel syndrome. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2003 May;85(4):620; author reply 620.

PubMed PMID: 12793577.

51: Choudhary RK, Waseem M, Thalva R, Dunlop DG. Acute compartment syndrome:

diagnosis and immediate care. Hosp Med. 2003 May;64(5):296-8. Review. PubMed

PMID: 12789740.

52: Waseem M. The use of subtalar arthroscopy in open reduction and internal

fixation of intra-articular calcaneal fractures. Injury. 2003 Jun;34(6):475;

author reply 476. PubMed PMID: 12767800.

53: Gambhir AK, Fischer J, Waseem M. Management of completely displaced

metaphyseal fractures of the distal radius in children. J Bone Joint Surg Br.

2003 Apr;85(3):463; author reply 463. PubMed PMID: 12729130.

54: Waseem M, Barrie JL. A new distraction method in difficult ankle arthroscopy.

J Foot Ankle Surg. 2002 Nov-Dec;41(6):412-3. PubMed PMID: 12500793.

55: Waseem M, Sadiq S, Gambhir AK, Lim J, Maxwell S, Bamford DJ. Safety and

efficacy of intra-articular injection of the hip. Hip Int. 2002 Oct -

Dec;12(4):378-382. doi: 10.5301/HIP.2008.2404. PubMed PMID: 28124339.

56: Fischer JW, Waseem M, Gambhir A, Creedon RJ. Ulnopalmar dislocation of the

fifth carpometacarpal joint. A rare injury. Acta Orthop Belg. 2002

Apr;68(2):175-7. PubMed PMID: 12051006.

57: Waseem M, Jari S, Paton RW. Glomus tumour, a rare cause of knee pain: a case 

report. Knee. 2002 May;9(2):161-3. PubMed PMID: 11950584.

58: Sadiq S, Waseem M, Peravalli B, Doyle J, Dunningham T, Muddu BN. Single or

double plating for nonunion of the clavicle. Acta Orthop Belg. 2001

Oct;67(4):354-60. PubMed PMID: 11725567.

59: Lim J, Dalal R, Waseem M. Percutaneous vs. open repair of the ruptured

Achilles tendon--a prospective randomized controlled study. Foot Ankle Int. 2001 

Jul;22(7):559-68. PubMed PMID: 11503980.

60: Jari S, Waseem M, Srinivasan MS. Simultaneous Bennett's fracture and

metacarpophalangeal dislocation of the same thumb in a soccer player. Br J Sports

Med. 2000 Dec;34(6):463-4. PubMed PMID: 11131238; PubMed Central PMCID:


61: Waseem M, Kenny NW. The image intensifier as an operating table--a dangerous 

practice. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2000 Jan;82(1):95-6. PubMed PMID: 10697322.

62: Waseem M, Paton RW. Percutaneous intramedullary elastic wiring of displaced

diaphyseal forearm fractures in children. A modified technique. Injury. 1999

Jan;30(1):21-4. PubMed PMID: 10396450.

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Prospective study of 111 cases of thyroid surgery for post-operative morbidity

and mortality.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Elbow Arthroscopy

Platelet rich plasma injections

Stem cell treatments

nSTRIDE treatment

Lipogem injection



Hyaluronic Acid injection 

Bone cysts

Percutaneous fixation of bones Scaphoid fractures

Non union in Uperlimb bones

Tendon transfers

Cuff tear arthropathy

Reverse Shoulder replacement

Shoulder primary and revision replacement

Shoulder biological replacement 


Hand & Wrist Surgery, Bone Tumour Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

All procedures

  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Tendon Repair
  • Bone Tumour Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Arthroscopy
  • Biopsy (Musculoskeletal)
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Elbow Replacement
  • External Fixation Devices
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Fracture Fixation Surgery
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Joint Fusion (Hand)
  • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
  • Joint Injection
  • Limb-Lengthening Surgery
  • Lunate Replacement
  • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
  • Multiligament Reconstruction
  • Postoperative Rehabilitation
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder Stabilisation
  • Tendon Repair (Hand)
  • Ulnar Nerve Release
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Replacement

All conditions

  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Arthritis (Wrist)
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Forearm Fractures
  • Hand Fractures
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Bone Spurs
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Children's Joint Problems
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Dislocation of the Elbow
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Instability
  • Elbow Stiffness
  • Fracture (Broken Bone)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hand Deformities
  • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
  • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Problems
  • Humerus Fractures
  • Kienbock's Disease
  • Limb Length Discrepancies
  • Mallet Finger
  • Osteomyelitis (Upper Limb)
  • Osteoporotic Fractures
  • Paediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher's Shoulder)
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fractures





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General Medical Council: 4455721


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £185-250

Follow-up appointment: £135-150


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.96 / 5

Personal care received

4.91 / 5

Explanation of care provided

5 / 5



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