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Dr. Zaid Duri Celebrates 40 Years of Professional Excellence

Dr. Duri has given numerous presentations on anterior knee pain syndrome and knee fat pads

Dr. Zaid Duri developed an interest in sporting injuries of the knee, which developed into his authorship of Clinical Research on Anterior Knee Pain.

    ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, September 11, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Zaid Duri has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Born in Baghdad, Iraq on January 1, 1952. The son of Professor Abdul Aziz Al Duri and R. Amin. He has two sisters Huda and Bushra and one brother Taha. Accepted at the Baghdad University Medical School at the age of sixteen, he continued his final 2 years of medical studies at the Cairo University Medical School. He graduated in December 1975. In 1977, Dr. Al Duri travelled to the United Kingdom and qualified in his English Medical Entry Examination in the same year. Trained initially in accident and emergency care, and general surgery, he subsequently pursued orthopaedic surgery and general trauma surgery. Showed particular interest in knee surgery where much of his time was devoted since 1988. In 1990, he acquired a Master of Science degree in Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of London.

Dr. Al Duri joined the Wellington Knee Surgery Unit at the Wellington Hospital (Wellington South Building, St. Johns Wood – London) since its inception and served there as an Associate Specialist. He tutored and later worked with Mr. Paul Aichroth, the Founder and first Director of the Wellington Knee Surgery Unit. Much of his work concentrated on research in knee surgery both in and outside the unit. He travelled to international venues to share and exchange information on knee surgery. In December 2001, he left London and moved to the United Arab Emirates.

He has had a special interest in knee ligament surgery and has published several articles about knee surgery topics starting with A Letter to the Editor of Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research in vol. 240, July 1989. The Editor was Dr. Marshall Urist. The reply to this letter was by Joseph Torg. Relation of the Fibular Head Sign to Other signs of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Insufficiency. Clin Orthop (1992) 275:220-225. . Partial anterior cruciate ligament tears. A Review. "Orthopaedics" international edition (1992) vol. (2): 182-191. Many more topics of knee surgery were published in the same journal.

Dr. Al Duri co-authored in the book "Knee Surgery - Current Practice" (Text book), Paul M. Aichroth, Dilworth Cannon (Jr), Dipak V. Patel (Eds), Martin Dunitz Ltd, London, U.K, 1992.

Dr. Al Duri developed an interest in sporting injuries of the knee, which developed into his authorship of Clinical Research on Anterior Knee Pain. Such an area included The Fat Pad involvement as well as Patellar Tendonitis. The relationship between these structures was discussed abundantly and allowed him to participate (as a member of the International Patellofemoral Study Group 1997-2005). The articles published were: Duri ZAA, Aichroth PM, Dowd GSE. The fat Pad - Clinical observations. The American Journal of Knee Surgery (1996) 9(2): 55-66. The editorial of this journal was written on this article; John McGinty. Editorial. The American Journal of Knee Surgery (1996) 9(2). Duri Z, Aichroth P. Patellar tendonitis - a clinical review. In Abstracts of the European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy [ESSKA], Berlin, ICC, Germany, April 18-22, 1994, p109. Duri ZAA, Aichroth PM, Wilkins R, Jones J. Patellar Tendonitis and Anterior Knee Pain. Am J Knee Surg (1999); 12(2): 99-108. A surgical techniques was designed and published in the article: Duri ZAA, Aichroth P. Surgical Aspects of Patellar Tendonitis -Technique and results. Am J Knee Surgery (2001); 14(1):43-50.

Currently Dr. Al Duri is working at "Advanced Cure Diagnostic Centre in Abu Dhabi - UAE as a practicing Orthopaedic Specialist.

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