After completing fellowships in Nottingham, London and New York, Omar was appointed as a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals in 2012. He was also appointed as an Associate Lecturer and Examiner at Newcastle University where he would continue with his passion for medical education.
He moved to St George’s Hospital in London as a consultant Surgeon with an interest in Complex Trauma including Pelvic and Acetabular Reconstruction as well as Hip and Knee replacement surgery. In addition to undergraduate teaching at St George’s Medical School, Omar is a clinical supervisor for orthopedic registrars on the South West London rotation. He delivers a yearly cadaveric session on approaches to the hip and pelvis. He runs a highly competitive Pelvic and Acetabular Reconstruction Fellowship which has proven to be very popular with national and international fellows.
He is a certified ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and a National and International Faculty member for AO (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation), Secretary to the OTS (The Orthopedic Trauma Society) and has been invited as Faculty on several national and international orthopedic conferences.
As a resident, Omar was a committee member of BOTA (British Orthopedic Trainees’ Association) and Chairman of BORG (Bristol Orthopedic Registrars Group). As a trainee representative, he was invited to write several articles on the effects of the European Working Time Directive on the reduction in training opportunities