Mr Hisham Shalaby

Orthopaedic surgeon in Edinburgh

MBChB MSc MD FRC SEd (Tr&Orth)

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Mr Hisham Shalaby is a respected consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in Edinburgh, who specialises in foot, ankle and limb reconstruction surgery. His expertise in this area covers arthroscopy and sports injuries alongside foot pain, ankle instability and deformity correction. He privately practises at Spire Murrayfield Hospital, Spire Shawfield Park Hospital and Nuffield Health's The Edinburgh Clinic. Furthermore, he is a consultant foot and ankle and limb reconstruction surgeon for NHS Lothian.

Mr Shalaby has an impressive education and has had esteemed training. He has an MBBS from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, and went on to develop his specialist skills at a major orthopaedic unit in the city as well as ones in Edinburgh and Liverpool. He also has an MD based on his thesis "Correction of Complex Foot & Ankle Deformities", completed an advanced deformity correction fellowship in Liverpool and a trauma fellowship in Nottingham. In addition, Mr Shalaby was awarded for his work done on the Amsterdam Ankle Arthroscopy course.

Mr Shalaby prides himself in mastering the full spectrum of foot and ankle pathologies, including the latest techniques including the Scarf/Akin osteotomies for bunion correction, ankle arthroscopy and endoscopic planter fascia release alongside ankle replacement, gradual correction of ankle and foot deformity, ankle joint distraction for early arthritis. He also has a special interest in correction of flat foot and pathological high arch.

Mr Shalaby is also an expert in all limb reconstruction tools including the Ilizarov frame, the Taylor Spatial frame and the Sheffield Hybrid fixator, alongside the Orthofix LRS monolateral fixators and Intramedullary lengthening nails.

He is a respected name in clinical academia; he has had various research papers published in peer-reviewed journals while he is also a reviewer for various international journals. Mr Shalaby is on the faculty of several foot and ankle and limb reconstruction courses around the world, conducted on an annual basis.

Mr Shalaby is also a member of various professional organisations including the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCS Ed Tr & Orth), British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS), as well as British Limb Reconstruction Society (BLRS), The World Orthopaedic Organisation (SICOT) and Association for Study & Application of Methods of Ilizarov (ASAMI International).

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21/07/2023

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Lovely friendly manner, very good explanation of what was going on and the next steps for recovery.

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22/06/2023

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10/01/2023

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Thorough and competent, I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending this doctor.

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12/11/2022

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First class service and support. Consultancy and operation all went very smoothly and recovery was much faster than anticipated.


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