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Innovative orthopaedic surgeon Dr Almeida joins HSA

Health Care 03 Aug, 2023 Follow News

Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Alwin Almeida

The Health Services Authority (HSA) is expanding the range of medical specialties available to its patient with the addition of innovative orthopaedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist, Dr Alwin Almeida.

With a passion for literally getting people back on their feet, Dr Almeida is well known for providing exceptional care and utilising modern technologies and techniques such as computer and robotics to perform joint replacements and minimally invasive hip, knee, elbow, and shoulder reconstructive surgeries to produce optimal outcomes.

“When treating my patients, together we look at the best options that will not only result in quick recovery but also allow them to regain their quality of life and prevent further injury. Technology and a multi-disciplinary team approach, which involves collaborating with other talented surgeons and specialists on HSA’s Orthopaedics and Sports and Exercise Medicine team, helps us to ensure successful results,” Dr Almeida said.

Dr Almeida’s 20-year illustrious career has seen him perform more than 5,000 orthopaedic surgeries, including more than 1000 joint replacement surgeries, more than 2,000 arthroscopies and 900 arthroscopic ligament reconstructions of the knee.

Delighted that Dr Almeida has joined the HSA, Medical Director Dr Delroy Jefferson noted the importance of creating seamless patient journeys through access to highly qualified and experienced specialists in our public healthcare system. “Dr Almeida brings a wealth of specialist abilities combining technology and medical expertise to ensure patients receive the best treatment possible. This facilitates access to complex procedures close to home where patients can enjoy the support of families and friends in their care journey.”

Dr Almedia will join other specialists in the Orthopaedic and Sports and Exercise Medicine clinics where he will be primarily based. This clinic focuses on a full range of diagnostic operations and endoscopic treatments of various joint diseases, hip, shoulder, elbow, and knee.

Dr Almeida holds a Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery from St John’s Medical College at Bangalore University and MS in Orthopaedics from JJM Medical College in Davangere, India. He completed his Fellowship in Arthroplasty at Wockhardt Hospital in Mumbai, and his Fellowship in Arthroscopy from Kamineni Hospital in Hyderabad. He is a member of the Caribbean Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, SICOT (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology) and The Indian Society of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Persons interested in booking an appointment with Dr Almeida do not require a referral (unless required by their health insurers). To book an appointment call 949-8600.

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