Mr Bijan Shafigian
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Qualifications: MD FRCS Royal College of Surgeons
Year first qualified: 1974
GMC number: 3230275
Main NHS base: Oxford University Hospitals NHS TrustOrthopaedic Services
The management of arthritic knees and arthroscopic surgery of the knees, knee surgery, autologous and prosthetic ligament reconstruction and sports injuries.
Training and background
Mr Shafighian completed his orthopaedic training in London Teaching Hospitals. He was appointed to the post of consultant in orthopaedics and trauma at Ealing and the Royal Postgraduate Hammersmith Hospitals in 1988. He then moved to Banbury in 1991 where he became consultant in orthopaedics and trauma.
He is one of the select surgeons appointed by Biomet/Merck UK to demonstrate live surgery of the Oxford Unicondylar knee replacement to overseas consultant orthopaedic surgeons visiting the UK.
Research and teaching
Mr Shafigian has published numerous national and international papers on his research into the reconstruction of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament using artificial prosthetic ligament.
British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK), British Medical Association (BMA)