Consultant Profile

Mr Joby J. George-Malal

Mr Joby J. George-Malal MBBS, MS (Ortho), D. Ortho, DNB (Ortho), MRCS, MSc., FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Harpenden Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Elbow surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
Special clinical interests:

Shoulder and Elbow arthroscopy and arthroplasty

Research interests:

Shoulder and elbow surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bedford General Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

General Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 585 112
Private secretary:
Jacinta Horne
Private secretary telephone number:
Private secretary fax:
01234 817119
Private secretary email address:
Appointments available from April
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Joby George-Malal qualified in 1998 from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He did his Post Graduate Orthopaedic Training at Sion (LTMMC) Hospital, Mumbai, gaining his master of Surgery degree from Mumbai University. He holds a diploma in Orthopaedics from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai and is also a Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.

He has completed a Masters degree in Health Sciences and Practice from the university of Central Lancashire. He was appointed to the Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training programme of Mersey Deanery in 2006, gaining his FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) in 2010 and was awarded the CCT in 2012.

He did his post CCT Fellowhsip in Shoulder & Elbow surgery at the world renowned Liverpool Upper Limb unit. Mr George-Malal has published and presented widely on various topics in Orthopaedics and is an invited faculty at Shoulder courses.

He specializes in disorders of the upper limb (shoulder, elbow and hand). His NHS practise is at the Bedford General Hospital.

His areas of clinical interest include:

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder & Elbow surgery
  • Shoulder replacements including Reverse Polarity Shoulder Replacements
  • Total Elbow Replacements 
  • Shoulder impingement syndromes
  • Acromio Clavicular joint surgery
  • Recurrent Shoulder dislocations
  • Rotator cuff disorders
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Sports injuries of Shoulder and Elbow
  • Tendonitis and nerve compression syndromes of upper limb
  • Dupuytren’s contracture, hand & wrist arthritis
  • Complex upper limb trauma

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Mr Joby J. George-Malal

Mr Joby J. George-Malal Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Harpenden, Herts, private hospital specialist.

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