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Dr. Kabir Abubakar, MBBS, FWACS, FAO ASIF

Dr. Kabir Abubakar, MBBS, FWACS, FAO ASIF   Dr. Kabir Abubakar, MBBS, FWACS, FAO ASIF
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Consultant Special Grade 1 (Chief Consultant)
Head of Spine Unit
National Orthopaedic Hospital,
P.M.B. 3087, Dala, Kano, Nigeria.
Email: Kabir.Abubakar@orthopedicdala.org
Office No.: 064 – 640006 (Ext. 102)

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Fellow, West African College of Surgeons (FWACS)
Fellow of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation. (F.A.O.ASIF)
   
EDUCATION
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Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B., B.S.) 1984-1989.
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. School of Basic Studies, IJMB 1983-1984.
Government College, Katsina. General Certificate of Education (GCE), 1978-1983.
Sambo Primary School, Funtua. School Leaving Certificate, 1972-1978.
   
SURGICAL FELLOWSHIP
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Fellowship of the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS), April 1998.
AO International Fellowship (FAOI), 7th August – 27th October 2000,
Department fur Unfall-Chirugie, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.
 
AREA OF INTEREST: Spinal Surgery
   
MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES
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Fellow West African College of Surgeons.
Fellow AO International.
Member Nigerian Orthopaedic Association.
Member Societe Internationale Chirurgie Orthopaedique de Traumatologie (SICOT).
Member AO Alumni Association.
Member German Tropical Surgical Society.
Member AO Spine.
International Affiliate Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
   
INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSES/CONFERENCES ATTENDED
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Annual Conference of the West African College of Surgeons, Accra, Ghana – 4th – 11th February, 2006
Dusseldorf International Medical Fair Dusseldorf, Germany – 15th – 22nd November, 2005
SICOT/SIROT 2005 XXXIII World Congress Istanbul, Turkey – 2nd – 9th September, 2005
Instructional Spine Surgery Course - 10th Ulm Spine Week, 17th March-22nd March, 2002. University of Ulm, ULM, Germany.
Instructional Illizarov Fixator Course - 4th Kongress der ASAMI Deutschland, 19th-21st October, 2000, Neu-Ulm, Germany.
Instructional Taruna Course - 7TH AIOD Trauma course, 27th-29th September, 2000, Starsbourg, France.
AO/ASIF Principles of Operative fracture Treatment (AO/ASIF Basic Course)- 10th – 12th July,1999, Nairobi, Kenya.
Instructional Foot Course - 4th European Trauma Congress, 10th-13th September, 2000, Hannover, Germany.
43rd Annual Conference of The West African College of Surgeons (WACS), 25th January-1st February, 2003, Abuja, Nigeria.
4th European Trauma Congress, 10th-13th September, 2000, Hannover, Germany.
3RD International Symposium on Tropical Surgery, 14th-16th September, 2000, Homburg/Saar, Germany.
4TH Kongress der ASAMI Deutschland, 19th-21st October, 2000, Neu-Ulm, Germany.
39TH Annual Conference of The West African College of Surgeons, 21st-27th February, 1999, Conakry, Guinea.
   
NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSES ATTENDED
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Workshop on Total Knee Arthroplasty, DePuy – Johnson and Johnson, 25th-26th November, 2002, National Hospital, Abuja.
BMJ-NMF Health Writing Workshop, 22nd-24th May, 2000, Nicon Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
Medline and Beyond-Information Systems for the Modern Doctor, 17th-18th August, 1998, British Council, Kano.
Arthroscopy Course, 29th-31st February, 1997, National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu.
Postgraduate Course in Orthopaedics, Traumatology & Rehabilitation, 8th-12th October 1996, NOH, Enugu.
Integrated Course in Surgery, 23rd September-5th October, 1996, University College Hospital, Ibadan.
Computer Appreciation and use in Clinical Research, 9th-11th September, 1996, West African Post-Graduate Medical College.
Joint Research Methodology Workshop, 5th –9th August, 1996, National Post-Graduate Medical College of Nigeria Secretariat.
Revision Course for Part I Fellowship Examination, 21st March-1st April, 1994, National Post-Graduate Medical College of Nigeria.
Revision Course For Primary Fellowship Examination, March 1992, National Post-Graduate Medical College of Nigeria.
Manual Vacuum Aspiration Course, August 1990, Dept. of Obs & Gynae, ABUTH, Zaria.
   
OTHER COURSES
  Personnel Management and Industrial Relation Course ASCON, Lagos – 10th – 12th April, 2006
   
PAPERS/PUBLICATIONS
i Social & Economic Cost of Low Back Pain plus Medical Management – Conference of Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, Kano Chapter – 6th April, 2006
ii Management of Neglected Spinal Injuries – Conference of the Association of Resident Doctors NOH Dala Kano – 16th March, 2006
iii Middle Level Manpower Development - A Look at Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in Nigeria - West African College of Surgeons 46th Annual Conference – 4th–11th February, 2006
iv Pedicle Screw Fixation in Kano (Case Report) – Nigerian Orthopaedic Association AGM/Scientific Conference – 3rd December, 2005
v Total Hip Replacement, The Dala Experience, Presented at the 3rd National Seminar of The National Association of Perioperative Nurses (NAPON), Kano, December 2003.
vi Management of Patients with Spinal Injuries/Rehabilitation. Presented at the Orthopaedic and Trauma review course Organised by Faculty of Surgery of The West African college of Surgeons and The National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu, September 2003.
vii Fibular Strut Grafting, Nigerian Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference, Calabar, 2001.
ix Spinal Injuries in Kano - A 10 Year Review, Nigerian Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference, Kaduna 2000.
x Current Concepts in Wound Healing, ABUMED, vol.5, no.1, 1994.
xi Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Maternal Child Health in Sabon-Gari, Zaria, MBBS Project, 1989.
   
CERTIFICATES OF MERIT
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Government College Katsina, Old Boy’s Association, 1978 Intake, 2003 Awards Night, in recognition for Community Development.
President Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dala, Kano, 1996-1997.
President Ahmadu Bello University Medical Student’s Association (ABUMSA), 1988-1989.
Head-boy, Government College, Katsina, 1982-1983.