Consultant Profile

Mr Muhammad Ismail

Mr Muhammad Ismail Mb BS, MRCS(Eng), MSc, PG Cert(clin ed), FRCS (Tr & Ortho)
Practicing at:
Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Elbow surgery
    • Hand Surgery
    • Shoulder surgery
    • Sports injury
    • Upper limb surgery
    • Wrist surgery
Special clinical interests:

Shoulder, elbow and wrist arthroscopy
Shoulder and elbow replacement surgery
Upper limb sports injuries - Rugby, Football, Tennis, Golf, Cricket, Swimming, Gymnastics
Arthroscopic, open and patch rotator cuff repairs
Arthroscopic shoulder stablisation
Frozen shoulder
Tennis/Golfers elbow
Nerve entrapments
Complex upper limb trauma

Research interests:

Management of massive cuff tears

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedics Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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

British Elbow and Shoulder Society
British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons England

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01482 672 444
Private secretary:
Mrs Lynne Kilkenny
Private secretary telephone number:
01482 672 417
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Ismail is a specialist upper limb surgeon with expertise in shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand disorders. He is experienced in keyhole and open surgery, joint replacement surgery and the non operative management of upper limb disorders. His practice philosophy is that he wishes his patients to have the best possible experience and outcomes during their care. He firmly believes that patients should be well informed about their condition and should take part in the decision making. Mr Ismail is on the specialist register for Orthopaedics and Trauma.

Mo grew up in London prior to attending University College London Medical School. He carried out a Masters research degree at Imperial College London prior to completing his higher surgical training on the Newcastle Rotation. He was awarded his Fellowship in 2012 and also completed a post graduate teaching degree at Newcastle University. During his training he worked with many nationally and internationally renowned upper limb surgeon developing skills to manage both traumatic and degenerative upper limb problems.

Mo underwent a fellowship in Leeds with ex-Olympic athlete and Upper limb/sports surgeon Roger Hackney who invented the Leeds Kuff patch TM and learnt this procedure. He was also involved in research regarding its use. Mo has been invited to be on the Faculty of advanced upper limb arthroscopy and sports surgery courses in Leeds and Cambridge. He is also heavily involved in training junior doctors of all levels acting as their clinical supervisor.

Personal profile:

Mo is married with two Sons. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys sports including running and mountain biking. He completed an obstacle course and race called the Yorkshire Warrior and the Hull 10K for charity. He particularly enjoys off piste skiing and has qualifications in scuba diving and sailing. Mo also enjoys DIY and working on anything mechanical.

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