Mr Tarek El Gamal is a leading consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon who subspecialises in foot and ankle conditions. He is highly trained and experienced in all aspects of his field. Minimally invasive surgeries (MIS), including arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, are just some of his specialist interests and he performs these regularly to treat conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, flat feet, high arches, foot and ankle trauma and many more.
His years of expertise make him incredibly knowledgeable in other foot and ankle conditions that are related to arthritis, the Achilles tendon, sports injuries (such as ankle sprain) and also traumatic injuries.
Mr El Gamal's orthopaedic training began at Alexandria University Hospitals in Egypt and by 2006 he had been awarded a master's degree in trauma and orthopaedics. Later, in 2012, he became a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in the UK. Due to his dedication and skills, he was awarded a place on one of the most prestigious and sought after advanced training fellowships for foot and ankle orthopaedics at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
His research is published in renowned peer-reviewed journals. His passion for his field leads him to research topics that aim to improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients.
He is currently practising at the University Hospitals of Birmingham. He was voted Trainer of the year in 2019 across Coventry & Warwickshire deanery by the trainees.
Mr El Gamal was the clinical governance lead for trauma & orthopaedics from 2016 till 2021.