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COVID-19

Please note that due to the coronavirus we are deferring all appointments for further care. The progression of the virus throughout the region will determine when we can re-start seeing routine patients again. We do hope that we can get the service up and running and soon as possible.

Should you feel that your symptoms are causing you serious concerns or that you feel you cannot wait for further contact please do contact your GP as soon as possible or in an emergency situation please attend your local Accident and Emergency Department.

Once we are in a position to resume the service we will be in touch with patients individually.

MB ChB, FRCS (Tr & Orth) MD (UK)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Nezar Tumia is an orthopaedic consultant surgeon.

He has a specialist interest in hip and knee surgery. His principal clinical interest is hip primary and revision reconstruction arthroplasty and hip and knee keyhole surgery (arthroscopy).

Mr Tumia completed his higher specialist training in Aberdeen. This was after finishing an MD degree in research into meniscal regeneration. To further his surgical expertise, he gained further experience in a specialised orthopaedic centre in Toronto.

He has carried out a large number of knee and hip arthroplasties. In practice, he has achieved high patient satisfaction and has a complication rate well below the national average. He published and presented his research work internationally. From this, Mr Tumia earned a ‘Best Paper Award’ in Germany in 2009.

Nezar Tumia profile