Hanny Anwar

Mr Hanny Anwar

Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Consultant Spinal and Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore

BMedSci (Hons), MBBS, MRCS(Eng), FRCS (Orth)

Secretary: Susan Barrie - 0207 496 3564 anwar.admin@sportsortho.co.uk

Based at:

Special interests

  • Acute spinal conditions (disc prolapse, sciatica, arm / neck pain)
  • Spinal sports injuries and trauma
  • Minimally invasive approaches to the spine
  • Degenerative spinal conditions – lumbar / thoracic / cervical
  • Spinal deformity / tumour / complex spinal procedures.
  • Multidisciplinary back pain management

Professional positions

Consultant Spinal Surgeon, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and Bolsover Street

AXA HA01022
BUPA 06077701

Personal Details:

Hanny was born in England and raised in Wales attending New College School in Cardiff. He lives in North London and is married with three young children. He was a keen basketball player and captained the Cardiff Clippers U18 and his University team. Now he plays recreationally in East London. His leisure interests more recently have turned to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The rest of his time outside work is dedicated to family life.

Medical and Surgical training:

Hanny obtained an intercalated Bachelor degree in Medical Sciences with Honours in London in 2002, and graduated from St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Medical School, University of London the following year. He undertook his basic surgical training in London. This was followed by working as a Trauma Fellow before entering higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2007 on the prestigious Percival Pott training programme.

Hanny’s general Orthopaedic training rotated through historic and renowned British Orthopaedic Units including St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals, the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

In 2010, Hanny obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in Trauma and Orthopaedics (FRCS-Orth) and in 2013 was placed on the Specialist Register (CCT).  In 2014, Hanny joined the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon.

Fellowship Training

February 2013. Spinal Fellowship at Guy’s, St. Thomas the Evelina Children’s Hospital, London.  This was a paediatric and adult spinal fellowship comprising the full spectrum of spinal surgery under the supervision of Jonathon Lucas, Khai Lam, Tom Ember and Bahram Fakhouri.

May 2013. British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS) Travelling Fellowship at Bristol, Exeter, Oxford, Adenbrookes (Cambridge), Norwich and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Queens Square. This competitively awarded travelling fellowship visited 6 of the most prestigious spinal units in the United Kingdom.

December 2013. Complex Spine Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurogsurgery, Queens Square. This eminent complex neurosurgical spine fellowship was under the supervision of David Choi and Jim Allibone.

Publications

Hookplate versus tightrope for injuries at the lateral end of the clavicle. Anwar H., Wood L., Bagley C. Wilson D., Haddo O. Journal of Biomechanics. 43 Supp 1:S5, June 2010.

The effects of heavy metals from total hip replacement wear debris on bacterial growth. Anwar, H. A. 1; Hart, A. J. 2; Visuvanathan, S. 1; Aldam, C. H. 1.Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – British Volume. 91-B Sup 2:300, 2009.

Circulating levels of cobalt and chromium from metal-on-metal hip replacement are associated with CD8+ T-cell lymphopenia. Hart, A. J.; Skinner, J. A.; Winship, P.; Faria, N.; Kulinskaya, E.; Webster, D.; Muirhead-Allwood, S.; Aldam, C. H.; Anwar, H.; Powell, J. J. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – British Volume. 91-B(6):835-842, June 2009.

Cauda equina syndrome versus saddle embolism. Shaw A; Anwar H; Targett J; Lafferty K. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 90(6):W1-W3, September 2008.

Removing symptomatic gallstones at their first emergency presentation. Anwar, Hanny A; Ahmed, Qmar A; Bradpiece, Howard A. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 90(5):394-397, July 2008.

The effect of metal ions in solution on bacterial growth compared with wear particles from hip replacements. Anwar, H. A.; Aldam, C. H.; Visuvanathan, S.; Hart, A. J. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – British Volume. 89-B(12):1655-1659, December 2007.

Individually packed sterile screws increase operative time in orthopaedic surgery: A cause for concern?  H.A. Anwar, U. Mufti, A. Mathew and N. Saw. Injury Extra Volume 39, Issue 5, May 2008, Pages 162-163

A prospective study comparing angle stable internal fixation of distal radius fractures with K-wiring and plaster immobilisation. Anwar H.A., Hossain N., Talwalker N., Saw N. Injury Extra, Volume 39, Issue 5, May 2008, Pages 188-189

Recent Presentations

Segmental Pelvic Correlation (SPEC). A novel approach to understanding Sagittal spinal Aligment. IMAST July 2014

A novel reliable radiographic parameter for measuring spinopelvic harmony. BSS November 2013

Superior functional outcome using modern metaphyseal fit uncemented hemiarthroplasty. Pastides P., Anwar H., Wood L., Haddo O., Saksena J. EFORT, June 2011

Pre-operative counselling in the operative treatment of idiopathic adolescent scoliosis. Anwar H., Azegami S., Rai A., Lutchman L.N., Crawford R.J. British Scoliosis Society Annual Meeting. December 2010

Hook plate versus tightrope for injuries at the lateral end of the clavicle. Anwar H., Wood L., Bagley C., Wilson D.*, Haddo O. International Conference on Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Clinical Applications and Surgery, June 2010

Individually packed sterile screws increase operative time in orthopaedic surgery: a cause for concern? Anwar H., Matthews A., Hossain A., Saw N. BTS Annual conference Oct 2007.

A prospective study comparing angle stable internal fixation of distal radius fractures with K-wiring and plaster immobilisation. Anwar H., Talwalkar N., Hossein A., Saw N. BTS Annual conference Oct 2007.

The Effects of Heavy Metals from Total Hip Replacement Wear Debris on Bacterial Growth. Anwar H., Hart A., Visuvanathan S., Aldam C. European Bone and Joint Infection Society in association with the Muskuloskeletal Infection Society of North America combined meeting, September 2007.