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Saqib Noor

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in Birmingham, The United Kingdom



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I qualified from medical school in 2004 and have since then passionately pursued a career in trauma and orthopaedic surgery. After many years of exams, night shifts and hours scrubbed under the operating lights, I have now completed my higher surgical training.

I am very committed to medicine and surgery in the developing world. I have worked in my short career in South Africa for one year as well as volunteering as a medic for a number of weeks in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake and Pakistani floods, both in 2010. I have also worked for 6 months at a charity surgical centre in Cambodia in 2013 and I have recently taught orthopaedic surgery in Ethiopia.

I hope to continue this work in the future by working with, and developing trauma s

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Video Extract 1: “The United Nations of Medicine”

I was recently invited to a global surgical conference in Morocco to describe some of my experiences with neglected surgical disease in Cambodia. Unfortunately I was unable to attend but the organisers were kind enough to accept a video of my Cambodian experiences instead.

I decided to submit a video extract from the book, Surgery on the Shoulders of Giants. I was very happy to get good feedback

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As an orthopaedic surgeon who has worked in a clubfoot clinic in South Africa, and taught the Ponsetti treatment in Cambodia, and met many parents with children undergoing Ponsetti treatment in the UK, I always wondered how the children tolerated the ...more
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Hi Risa, thanks for the question. The book is available on Amazon Kindle as an e-book. It is not available in PDF version currently.
" Someone is making an enormous profit on the sickness of others, with obscene profits. Some of the US medical bills are ludicrous. "
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" Regarding safe surgery, there is an international recognised format of operating, in any part of the world, known as the World Health Organisation Saf ...more "
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