MBChB, MRCS, FRCSEd (Tr&Orth)
General Medical Council Number
Medical Protection Society Number
Qualifications & Training
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics)
Higher Surgical Training on the Oswestry and Stoke-on-Trent Trauma & Orthopaedic rotation
Basic Surgical Training on the Northern Deanery Surgical rotation
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRCSEd)
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB)
Year of Qualification
Areas of Expertise / Specialist Interests
Back, Neck, Arm and Leg pain
Cervical and Lumbar Spine Surgery
All aspects of spinal pathology with specialist interests in adult degenerative and deformity-related conditions. Further interest in spinal trauma, tumour and infection.
The Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital
Oswestry, Shropshire, SY10 7AG
Secretary: Miss Hayley Sides
Telephone: 01691 404134
Fax: 01691 404054
Hereford County Hospital
Hereford, HR1 2ER
Secretary: Mrs Teresa Woodman
Telephone: 01432 364422
Wednesday all day (every week)
Hereford County Hospital:
Monday all day (last of the month)
Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
Appointed at RJAH Oswestry in 2017
Professional Body Membership
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd)
British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
Medical Protection Society (MPS)
Alan Darby Prize in Musculoskeletal Tumours (2014)
Russell Medal in Pathology (2003)
Phase 1 Distinction (2002)
S Ahmad, A Hamad, A Bhalla, S Turner, B Balain, D Jaffray. The outcome of decompression alone for lumbar spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis. European Spine Journal. 2016 Jun 7.
BD Chatterton, TS Moores, S Ahmad, A Cattell, PJ Roberts. Cause of death and factors associated with early in-hospital mortality after hip fracture. Bone Joint J 2015;97-B(2):246-251.
S Ahmad, J Stevenson, C Mangham, G Cribb, P Cool. Accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging in planning the osseous resection margins of bony tumours in the proximal femur: based on coronal T1-weighted versus STIR images. Skeletal Radiol 2014;43:1679–1686.
S Ahmad, B Balain. Intervertebral Disc Structure and Biomechanics. (Book Chapter). Oswestry Orthopaedic Basic Science, 4th Edition 2014; Orthopaedic Institute Ltd.
SS Jameson, S Ahmad, P James, MR Reed, JL McVie, A Rangan. Total shoulder arthroplasty or hemiarthroplasty: a comparison of complication rates in the English National Health Service. Shoulder and Elbow 2013;5:56–59.