Mr Heidari is an orthopaedic and trauma surgeon specialising in Foot & Ankle surgery and complex lower limb reconstruction. His NHS practice is at the Royal London Hospital. This teaching hospital is the largest trauma centre in the UK, treating the most severely injured patients. His subspecialist interest include:
- All aspects of foot and ankle surgery (bunions, toe deformities, arthritis of the foot and ankle, post trauma foot reconstruction)
- Arthroscopic surgery of the Ankle
- Ankle joint preserving surgery
- Deformity correction and lower limb reconstruction (non-union, malunions)
- Complex trauma
- Sports injuries
He qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London in 1998. He researched the effect of stem cells in bone regeneration at the Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, University College London where he achieved a distinction for his project. He has since published extensively in minimally invasive techniques of fracture fixation, response of the growing bone to injury, techniques for limb reconstruction and bone biologics. He has 40 papers published in peer reviewed scientific journals. His orthopaedic and trauma training was on the Royal London Hospital Rotation with fellowship training with Prof Atkins in Bristol.
Mr Heidari has fellowship experience from many centres of excellence around the US, Europe and Canada. These include Hospital for Special Surgery (New York), Rothman Institute (Philadelphia), Harbor-UCLA Medical Centre (California), University of Utah Orthopaedic Centre (Salt Lake City) Medical University of Graz (Austria), University Hospital of Lille (France).
Mr Heidari is actively involved in medical education at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and regularly teaches on courses across the UK as well as in Europe.