I am a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon based at the West Suffolk Hospital.
My special interests include:
Total hip and knee replacements
Revision hip surgery
Sports injuries around the hip
Enhanced recovery and day-case hip replacement
Prosthetic joint infections
In addition to the above, I also have a trauma practice covering emergency trauma surgery and periprosthetic fractures.
My key focus is to provide my patients a highly personalised service utilising the best of new technologies and evidence-based medicine to facilitate a streamlined care tailored to their needs.
Read on to learn about my medical and academic background.
Mr Shakokani completed his specialist orthopaedic training on the Cambridge rotation, he then undertook one of the country’s highest-volume complex revision hip fellowships at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He was trained in all aspects of standard and complex primary and revision hip replacements including custom and 3D printed implants. He also augmented his training with multiple visits to various centres of excellence in the UK and Europe such as the Endo Klinik in Germany.
In addition to his clinical work Mr Shakokani has maintained a strong academic interest, he has been involved as a principal investigator in multiple national trials, published many manuscripts, abstracts, book chapters, and has given presentations in national and international conferences. He is currently a reviewer for the Bone and Joint Journal. This year has been elected to be the Suffolk representative on the national advisory panel at the British Hip Society.
In his personal life, Mr Shakokani enjoys numerous sports including kayaking, fishing and shooting.
He lives in Bury St Edmunds with his wife and 2 children.
MBBS Jordan University of Science & Technology 2006
MRCS Intercollegiate membership, Royal College of Surgeons 2011
FRCS (Tr&Orth) Intercollegiate Fellowship, Royal College of Surgeons 2017
CCT in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Committee in Surgical Training 2018
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