Mr Ghassemi qualified at the London Hospital Medical College in 1995, completing further training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, before taking his MSc in Surgical Sciences in 2001.
As a specialist on the North East Thames rotation, Mr Ghassemi received training in all aspects of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. This included lower-limb reconstruction and foot and ankle trauma, working at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and The Royal London Hospital.
Mr Ghassemi’s fellowship training took place at the prestigious Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, where he honed his skills in all aspects of complex foot and ankle surgery, as well as minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery. Mr Ghassemi also treated many servicemen returning from active duty.
Mr Ghassemi was appointed as a consultant at The University College Hospital, and was involved in cutting-edge research into the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy. In addition, he has published widely, including a chapter on heel pain in European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
Mr Ghassemi has now left the NHS and now works in full-time private practice within the London Sports Orthopaedics group, following a tight multi-disciplinary team framework. He works closely with orthotists and physiotherapists to deliver the very best treatment for his patients.