Dr. Mohannad Barakat has been working in the field of trauma, orthopaedic and spinal surgery for many years. His specialities include emergency medicine, ENT, genera surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He has excellent knowledge of the industry and has given useful presentations at local, national and international level. He is involved with the teaching and examination of students, junior and senior doctors at various stages of their education, allied professionals, and theatre staff. He has the Oxford Teaching the Teachers certificate, and is an examiner on the Miller FRCS (Tr and Orth) course. He is a reviewer for the British Medical Journal, Journal of Joint and Bone Surgery and the European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology.
He is competent is all aspects of trauma surgery from simple to the very complex of trauma cases. These includes all emergency trauma surgery, hip fractures, long bone fractures, humeral fractures, all hand fractures, all knee fractures, ankle fractures, all paediatric fractures, all adult/paediatric spine fractures/injuries, including Halo application and others. In the field of elective surgery, he is competent in elective procedures with significant experience particularly in spinal surgery.
He has co-authored several publications covering important aspects in orthopaedic, trauma and spinal surgery. Some of the publications include Multilevel Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Decompression – Mid-term outcome using a modified Hinge osteotomy technique; An early comparison of clinical and mechanical aspects of hybrid and uncemented hip resurfacing; Bilateral hip reconstruction in severe whole-body cerebral palsy – ten year follow-up results; Leg length and offset following hip resurfacing and hip replacement and others.
Dr. Mohannad Barakat received distinctions in all years of the University. He is the recipient of several awards and honours in areas of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, surgery, anaesthesia and orthopaedics. He is a respected member of the community. His interests include basketball, tennis, golf, volleyball, football, cycling and travelling. He also likes to meet new people and learn from them.