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Dr Aneel Nihal  as  “Invited Guest Speaker/Paper & Research & Educational Presentations at  the Local, Regional, State, Interstate, and at an international level:


I joined the Logan Hospital on 18th June 2007, I have been invited as a guest speaker at various meetings/conferences/courses as outlined.

Invited Guest Speaker Topic
2017Clinical Symposium Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Melbourne7-9 April 2017 Why Complaints & Litigation is more common in Foot and Ankle Surgery & how to minimise.
Clinical Symposium Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Melbourne7-9 April 2017 V.O.M.I.T in Foot and Ankle Surgery
 Bone School Brisbane  August 2015- Training registrar education Syndesmotic ankle injuries
Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Conference, Noosa 24 August 2017 The Old Dog & New Tricks – Achilles Tendinopathy A New Life for an Old Injury: The N-P-P concept!
Australian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Conference, Noosa 24 August 2017 Missed fractures, Misdiagnosis Mismanagement: The 3 M’s in foot & ankle injuries & the Art of Imaging
Annual Combined Meeting of the AOA, RACS & AMLC, Sydney 2 Sept 2017 Foot & Ankle Surgery
2016The Medico Legal Society of Victoria – Melbourne 2 September 2016 Foot and Ankle Surgery Disasters & litigation – What lessons can be learnt?
2015Grand Rounds Lecture, Pindara Hospital 5 February 2015 When an ankle is not an ankle.  Do not forget the basics.
Controversies in Foot & Ankle Surgery Symposium, Sydney 13-15 March 2015 * Lessons from forefoot surgery* Talar fractures and their management.
Doctor I’m in pain Seminar, Pindara Hospital 23 May 2015 Ankle Pain
STAIRS COURSE at Griffith Health Centre, Gold Coast 9-10 July 2015 Surgical Training in Acute Illness & Injury Recognition for Students
Australian Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Conference, Perth2 August 2015 1.     Why did my Bunion surgery fail?Ankle syndesmotic injuries registrar fixation revision by consultant -what went wrong here
DJO Education – Achilles Tendon Injury Seminar, Bond University, 15 September 2015 Achilles Tendon Injury and Management
75th Annual Scientific Meeting,  AOA Brisbane ‘Training Tomorrow’s Orthopaedic Surgeon’ 11-15 Oct 2015  1.“Do I trust my Registrar” Syndesmotic Ankle injuries2. “Lessons learnt from forefoot surgery disasters”
2014STAIRS COURSE at Griffith Health Centre, Gold Coast 2-3 October 2013  Surgical Training in Acute Illness & Injury Recognition
2013GP evening, Pindara Hospital 26 May 2013 Missed Foot and Ankle injuries – An imaging
2013STAIRS COURSE at Griffith University Gold Coast 4 October 2013 Soft Tissue Injury
2012Griffith University School of Medicine, February 2012 Introduction to MSK history & examination
GP Education & South Coast Radiology, Gold Coast 31 May 2012 Persistent foot pain with normal x-rays – a surgical perspective
Grand Rounds Pindara Hospital 14 June 2012 Combined Ortho Plastic Approach to Complex Foot & Ankle Trauma
STAIRS COURSE in Brisbane HQCC Building 7 September 2012 Early Recognition of open injuries and compartment syndrome
2011Pindara Hospital, Gold Coast Grand ward round on 26 May 2011 A Simple Ankle Fracture with a compartment syndrome
International speaker at the Master Course in Arthroscopic Foot & Ankle Surgery at Bangkok 2-3 June 2011 Opening Wedge Osteotomy in Hallux Valgus Correction
2010Australian GPs Conference in Brisbane on 14 August 2010 Musculoskeletal Medicine Seminar – topic Persistent foot pain after an injury with normal X ray
2009Final year Medical Students Griffith Medical School, Gold Coast Campus, Southport 22 January 2009 Knee and Foot and Ankle”
Nurses Teaching Day Logan Hospital 19 February 2009 Diabetic Ulcer- Orthopaedic
Residents Teaching at Logan Hospital, Tuesday 25 August 2009 Assessment of a painful elbow in children after an injury
2008Physiotherapy Dept Logan Hospital 31 January 2008 Missed Ankle Sprain
Combined Podiatry and Vascular meeting at the Gold Coast Hospital Griffith Medical School lecture hall 19 February 2008 Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Brisbane – Lecture for final year podiatry students 9 April 2008 Charcot Foot
International Masterclass Foot & Ankle Surgery in Leeds- UK 11-13 June 2008 Ankle Arthrodesis & Bunionette
Logan Hospital Wednesday lunch time Grand ward round 7 May 2008 Diabetic foot ulcers
Logan Hospital for residents on Tuesday 22 July 2008 History & Examination of the Foot & Ankle
Annual Queensland Physiotherapy Network conference 22 August 2008 at Bond University Gold Coast Australia Management of chronic pain in the foot & ankle after trauma
Podiatry Day Seminar – Logan Hospital 20 June 2008 The Role of Podiatry in Orthopaedics
IN EUROPEEdinburgh International Symposium 21-23 August 2007 Role of Arthroscopy in Ankle and Hind Foot Trauma



Invited Guest Speaker prior to emigrating to Australia (pre-18 June 2007) Topic
Invited speaker and organiser for the Royal College of Surgeons Masterclass in Foot & Ankle Surgery– Leeds (UK) 6 – 8 June 2007 Ankle fusion Bunions
The Royal College of Surgeons, England Course (So, Do You want to be an Orthopaedic Surgeon) on 15 December 2006. Lincoln Inn Field, London The Future of Foot Surgery in the UK
Society of Occupational Medicine (Yorkshire Group) – Study Day on 15 November 2006 at Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield (UK) Ankle Sprain and Chronic Foot Pain
(Arthrex Workshop) at 6th International Congress of the European Foot & Ankle Society. EFAS 14 – 16 Setember 2006.  Prague Convention Centre Arthrex Bio-tenodesis screw fixation for ankle ligament reconstruction- Practical workshop
I was approached by The Royal College of Surgeons of England to organize the first “Master Class in Foot & Ankle Surgery” course. I co-organised it, as well as taught on this course. It was held on 8-10 June 2006 in Leeds (UK). This course was attended by more than 20 consultant orthopaedic surgeons (Staff Specialists) from the UK and apart from giving two lectures on the course, I also taught them new advances in Foot & Ankle surgery during practical workshops on dry bones
Invited International Speaker as part of the “The first Arthrex Foot & Ankle Cadaver Course” workshop faculty for held on the 27 April 2006 at the School of Anatomy, Düsseldorf University, Germany   The first Arthrex Foot & Ankle Cadaver Course
Invited International Workshop Speaker at the 12 Annual Meeting of the German Society for Foot & Ankle Surgery”, 17-18 March 2006 at Heidelberg, Germany Arthrex Bio-Tenodesis Screw Fixation in Lateral Ligament Reconstruction using Split Peroneus Tendon
Guest Lecture at Hull Nuffield Hospital, Hull Study Evening for Allied Health Care Professionals on 25 January 2006 Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment for Foot & Ankle Disorders
Guest Speaker at British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society (BOFSS) Annual Scientific Meeting 17-18 November 2005 at Oxford, UK Title of lecture “Coping with forefoot disasters”
General Practitioner Teaching Day at Hull Nuffield Hospital Hull, UK, on 13 April 2005 Recent Advances in Foot & Ankle Surgery
Radiographer Training Day at Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull 10 Nov 2004 Radiology of the Foot and Ankle
Regional Orthopaedic Registrar Teaching Day at Hull 2 July 2004 Biomechanics of Foot & Ankle and Adult Gait Cycle
Northern Regional Training Day for Plastic Surgeons –Trauma – Infection/soft tissue at Hull Nuffield Hospital 18 June 2004 Lower Limb Trauma
Yorkshire Deanery Registrar Teaching Program at Leeds General Infirmary 20 February 2004 Why Did My Bunion Surgery Fail?
Yorkshire Deanery Registrar Teaching Program at St James’s University Hospital Leeds UK 25 November 2002 Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Foot & Ankle
West Hull General Practitioner Teaching Day at Hull, Nuffield     Hospital 11 November 2002 Foot & ankle Surgery
A&E SHO Induction Day – Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals, Hull ERMEC 10 August 2002 Lower Limb Trauma
Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals Orthopaedics & Neurologic Study Day at Hull on 11 May 2002 Radiology of the Foot & Ankle
Hull Nuffield Hospital, Hull. 28 Februayr 2002 Application of Toe Spica for forefoot surgery
East Hull General Practitioner Meeting, Hull 22 February 2002 Ankle sprain that won’t heal
A retrospective study of 11 elite professional Ballet dancers at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York USA. Presented BOA Annual Congress 11-14 September 2001 Birmingham, UK Arthroscopic Treatment of Anterior Ankle Impingement Syndrome in Dancers
Guest lecture at General Practitioner meeting 12 July 2001, The Mill House, Skidby East Yorkshire, UK Current Concepts in Foot & Ankle Surgery
Guest lecture at Hull Radiology Conference, Postgraduate Centre, Hull 21 May 2001 Radiology of Foot & Ankle
Guest lecture at Diabetic Centre, Hull Royal Infirmary Diabetic centre monthly conference 17 May 2001 Diabetic Foot
Guest lecture at Hull Royal Infirmary Post Graduate Centre for orthopaedic regional SpR teaching program 27 October 2000 Charcot Foot
Presented for the annual fellow presentation at the New York Medical University- Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York USA 27 April 2000 History of Ankle Arthrodesis and Current Concepts
A retrospective study of 11 elite professional Ballet dancers at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York USA. Presented at the Fitton conference in Leeds on 6 December 1999 Arthroscopic treatment of anterior ankle impingement syndrome in dancers
A prospective study presented for the John Fitton prize atSt. James’s University Hospital annual conference, Leeds Dec 1997 The use of post-operative autologous blood transfusion in total hip & knee replacement surgery
A retrospective study of 280 hip arthroplasties at Joint Replacement Unit of East Surrey Hospital, Redhill Surrey presented at annual South West Thames Orthopaedic Conference on 31 May 1996  Should trochanteric osteotomy be performed in primary total hip replacement?
Presented for the Raine Prize at St George’s Hospital, London 8 December 1995 Re-manipulation of forearm fractures in children
Presented at South West Thames Annual Orthopaedic Conference at Sandown Park 19 May 1995 Frimley discectomy a modified microdiscectomy
St George’s Hospital Registrar Training Scheme November 1994 Avulsion fractures around the knee
A modified form of microdiscectomy, presented at South West Thames Annual Meeting for the Raine Prize on 9 December 1994 Frimley Discectomy
Presented at the South West Thames Annual Orthopaedic Conference Awarded 1st Prize, the Gerard Golden Prize. 10 Jun e 1994 Urological injury and assessment in patients with pelvic fractures
Presented at the South West Thames Annual Conference for the Raine Prize. Awarded 2nd prize 26 November 1993 The pattern of referral & cost implications regional service  for Fixation of pelvic #)