Dr. Attar is a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, specialising in Lower Limb Arthroplasty and Knee Reconstruction Surgery. He is currently working at St. Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust in the UK and does private consultations at other hospitals in the UK which include the Spire Cheshire Hospital in Warrington, The Alexandra Hospital in Manchester and at 10 Harley street in London.
Dr. Attar performs routine and complex hip and knee replacements, partial knee replacements, osteotomies around the knee, ACL reconstructions, knee arthroscopies and cartilage reconstruction procedures and revision hip and knee replacements. He focuses on young adult arthritis, cartilage injuries, and sports-related issues, employing innovative, evidence-based biological therapies. Dr. Attar achieved his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree (MBChB) from the University of Liverpool in Uk in 1999. He successfully completed his trauma and orthopaedic training from the East Midlands Deanery in the UK in 2011 and gained his FRCS (Tr & Orth) intercollegiate specialist fellowship exam in 2009.
Dr. Attar has completed his fellowship training and gained experience in lower limb arthroplasty and knee reconstruction surgery from world renowned centres; 6 months at the Nuffield Orthopaedic centre in the UK, 1 year at the Holland Orthopaedic centre, Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto, Canada and 6 months at Wrightington hospital in the UK. He further enhanced his surgical experience and expertise by spending time with experts in his specialist areas of interest; young patients with knee arthritis, patello-femoral instability, anterior knee pain and cartilage defects and injuries. He has done this through travelling and visiting fellowship programs with Dr. David DeJour in Lyon, Prof. Phillip Lobenhoeffer in Hannover and Dr.Freddie Fu in the US.
Dr. Attar is recognised for performing evidence based cartilage reconstruction procedures and works in UK, UAE and Saudi Arabia. Actively contributing to medical education, he’s an ICRS NextGen committee member, an ATLS instructor, and an examiner for medical students. He recently performed Saudi Arabia’s first successful meniscal transplant. Acknowledged for excellence, he received awards such as Orthopaedic Surgeon of the Year and Best Trainer of the Year multiple times. Media outlets have featured his success stories, emphasising non-surgical pain relief and effective treatments. Engaged in ongoing research, Dr. Attar leads projects on biological therapy and cartilage reconstructions. In addition, he advocates for value-based healthcare, emphasizing patient-reported outcomes in the UK and Saudi Arabia. He is also currently a reviewer for ‘the knee’ journal.