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Medico-Legal Curriculum Vitae

Mr Turab A. Syed MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth) - Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
GMC No 5197269 Medicolegal Indemnity provided by The Academy of Experts, UK

Practice Manager Nida Imam



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Medico-Legal Consulting Rooms

  • London
  • Milton Keynes
  • Edinburgh
  • Stirling
  • Glasgow

Medico-Legal Experience

  • I am fully up-to date with the Woolf reforms and the subsequent changes this has made to report compiling. My reports are fully compliant with the Civil Procedures Rules, 1998 - Part 35, and subsequent Practise directions 35 (October 2009) and 113 (April 2020).
  • My work is predominantly Personal Injury claims. My expertise is in General Trauma & Orthopaedic conditions. This includes a special interest in injuries of the lower limb and foot & ankle / sports injuries.
  • My current NHS appointment is as a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at the Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert, Scotland. I also consult at BMI Kings Park Hospital in Stirling and Harley Health Village, Harley Street, London. I am fellowship trained in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Trauma, Arthroplasty and Sports Surgery. I regularly treat patients with fractures and soft tissue injuries.
  • I have been producing medicolegal reports for some time and have a cumulative experience of practising medicine for last 24 years.
  • I have a strong background in research, having been awarded a MSc in Sports Medicine and widely published in the orthopaedic literature. I am an Academic e-tutor for MCh, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Edinburgh. I have served as faculty at RSM
  • (Royal Society of Medicine) London, Imperial College courses and international meetings like SICOT for training orthopaedic surgeons.
  • I have been a team doctor for England Football Team C, England XI/UEFA regions Cup Squad, MKDONS Academy, Jersey Derby, ECCA (English Cross-Country Athletics) as well as an MSA registered official doctor.
  • The average time to be seen is 2-4 weeks. The turn-around time in returning a completed report, if all medical records have been made available, is less than 2 weeks.

Courses / Qualifications / Conferences

  • Bond Solon Expert Witness Course (Excellence in Medicolegal Reporting) Nov 2007
  • BOA (British Orthopaedic Association) Medicolegal Update, Sept 2019
  • Medco Accreditation – Jan 2019
  • BOA Medicolegal Update, ICC, Birmingham, Sept 2018
  • BOA Medicolegal Update, ACCA, Liverpool, Sept 2017
  • BOA Medicolegal Update, Waterfront, Belfast, Sept 2016
  • Treasurer SMLS (Scottish Medico-Legal Society)

Professional Memberships

  • MAE - Member Academy of Experts U.K.
  • MLS – The Medicolegal Society London
  • SMLS – Scottish Medicolegal Society, Glasgow.
  • ESSKA (European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
  • EFAS (Ankle & Foot ASsociates) a Section of ESSKA dedicated to sports-related ankle and foot pathology, with a special focus on arthroscopy
  • BOA (British Orthopaedic Association)
  • BOFAS (British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery)
  • FASt (Foot & Ankle Society Scotland)
  • WOSFAS - (West of Scothland Foot & Ankle Society)
  • SICOT (Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie)
  • MDU (Medical Defence Union)
  • BMA (British Medical Association)

Academic Appointments

  • Tutor MCh Orthopaedics, University of Edinburgh, 2019 onwards
  • Clinical Leader - MedShr; an online Teaching Platform for Doctors
  • Interview Panel Member for UCL Medical School Admissions 2018/2019
  • Honorary Lecturer UCL (University College London) Medical School 2018 - 2024
  • UKITE (UK In Training Exam) Editor for Foot & Ankle Section: 2016 - to date
  • Associate Editor - MedShr App: 2015 – 2018

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Medicolegal ArtWork

C4 Radiculopathy a differential of Whiplash/Chronic Pain at top of Shoulder


Rotator Cuff Injuries

rotator cuff tear
rotator cuff tear 2
rotator cuff tear segments

Sub Talar Joint


Diagrammatic Representation of Whiplash


Soft Tissue Healing and Scarring


Stages of Whiplash


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