Professor Deiary Kader

Deputy Medical Director

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon – Specialising in Knee Surgery

About Professor Kader and his professional career:

Professor Kader is a fellowship trained knee and a sport medicine surgeon with extensive experience in knee ligament reconstruction, primary/revision knee arthroplasty, patellofemoral joint instability and multiligament reconstruction.

After finishing his type one Specialist Registrar training in Scotland and knee fellowship in Sydney and Newcastle in 2005, he was appointed as consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon in the QEH NHS trust in Gateshead and Newcastle Nuffield private hospital where he worked for more than ten years. Since 2010 professor Kader has been dedicating a significant amount of his time to humanitarian work with NGMV medical charity ( and more recently with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) ( at their war wounded trauma reconstruction centre in Tripoli/Lebanon.

He is also a visiting professor in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences in Northumbria University and a director of OASIR Research group ( In the past 8 years he has developed an extensive research interest in patellar instability and tendinopathy. He has published more than 88 scientific papers, book chapters and articles. He is also the co-author of two of the best selling Postgraduate Orthopaedic books in the UK.

In August 2015 he was appointed as a knee surgeon at the Academic Surgical Firm, South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC).

Professional roles:

Department QEH (2005-2009)
External examiner Sports and Exercise Medicine MSc, Nottingham University
Executive member of BOSTAA Board (Hon. Sec)
Editor in Chief Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma
Chairman and founder of Newcastle/Gateshead Medical Volunteers Charity
Clinical director of NE-OASIR Research group
Co Dir of Postgraduate FRCS Orthopaedic Course (Newcastle, Bahrain)
Managing director of North East Orthopaedic and Sport Injury Surgery Ltd
External examiner MCh Orth and ENT, Edge Hill University 2008-2013
Editorial board member of Journal of Surgery
​Editorial board member of Journal of EC Orthopaedics (ECOR)
Editorial board of Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine
Associate editor for JMCR Journal
Principle reviewer for American Journal of Sport Medicine
Reviewer for the Surgeons Journal
Reviewer for the Knee Journal
Reviewer for the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Basic arthroplasty course faculty at ESSKA/EKA
Advanced Arthroscopy course faculty at The Royal College of Surgeon
Caldicott Guardian in the NHS and social care (Doh, 2008-2013)

Conditions treated:

All knee problems from A-Z
Meniscal damage
Cartilage lesions
ACL and PCL ruptures
Multiligament injuries
Patellar dislocation
Patellar arthritis
Anterior knee pain
Osteoarthritis in the young and older population
Painful previous total knee replacement
Patellar tendon injuries and chronic pain
Quadriceps tendon injuries
Leg Realignment

Procedures performed:

Knee Arthroscopy meniscal excision/repair, Microfracture.etc
ACL reconstruction/Revision
PCL reconstruction/combined ACL&PCL/multiligament
Patellofemoral re-alignment/ MPFL reconstruction
Primary & Complex Total Knee Replacement
Revision Total Knee Replacement
Patellofemoral replacement
High tibial osteotomy/distal femur osteotomy

Postgraduate training:

Fellow of  the Royal college of Surgeon England
FRCS (Tr.&Orth)
Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeon Glasgow
Fellow of the Royal college of Surgeon Edinburgh
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (Tr.&Orth)
Member of Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (UK)


Lyman Smith award 1998 ($1000) for the best-conducted research
International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS) meeting, San Antonio, USA.
Travelling fellowship to Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Sports Health Clinic. Visiting Dr Tony Miniaci (knee and shoulder surgeon) October 2003
Spine Society of Europe travelling fellow 2001 for 4 weeks visiting 8 hospitals in Ireland, England, Denmark, France, Germany and Netherlands.
British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association travelling fellow 2012-2013 for 3 weeks in USA and Europe

Memberships of professional organisations:

BOSTAA: British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma & Arthroscopic Association
BOA: Fellow of British Orthopaedic Association
BASK: British Association of Surgery of the Knee
European Knee Associates (EKA)
ESSKA: European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
AAOS: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon

Deiary Kader