Paul completed his specialist Orthopaedic training in Sheffield. Specialist knee surgery training occurred on Fellowships in New Zealand and Australia including a fellowship with Leo Pinczewski a world renowned expert in arthroscopic cruciate ligament surgery and Knee injuries.
During his training Paul wrote an undergraduate textbook in Orthopaedics and published research in knee surgery and paediatrics.
Paul was appointed at Doncaster and Bassetlaw hospital as a Knee Consultant in 2006.
Now with over 14 years experience as a Knee Surgeon Paul has gained vast experience in all aspects of knee surgery having performed more than 600 Anterior Cruciate ligament reconstructions and over 1000 knee replacements including over 150 partial knee replacements. He also performs complex ligament reconstructions, osteotomies around the knee and patella stabilisation surgery. He has developed a technique to treat Bakers Cysts arthroscopically and is involved in a study to evaluate the results of this. Paul has treated a number of professional sports players in sports such as football, rugby and squash. Knee injuries are one of his special interests.
Passionate about the NHS
As a busy NHS consultant Paul developed a day case ACL service and has led the enhanced recovery project. Paul has also been heavily involved in training Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACP’s) medical students and doctors. He has given numerous lectures in his capacity as Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer. He is passionate about training and has developed a rotation within the region for foreign doctors to come to the UK to develop in knee surgery. He has trained doctors from India, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Jamaica to date.
Mr Haslam is currently Clinical Director of the trauma and Orthopaedic department.
In 2019 Paul joined the team at the internationally renowned Sheffield Children’s hospital and is part of the regional knee service. With his colleagues they assess and treat complex paediatric knee conditions referred in regionally and nationally.
Paul keeps up to date with the latest developments in knee surgery and attends regular national and international meetings. He is faculty and convenor for cadaveric ACL courses and teaches knee examination annually at the British Orthopaedic Association meeting.
If you have a knee problem with Paul you will be in the safest of hands.Email Secretary