Professor Max Fehily is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Spire Manchester Hospital. He studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin and completed his initial surgical training both there and in the UK, before undertaking specialist orthopaedic training in the North West. During his training, he gained a Masters in Orthopaedic Engineering and published in the leading orthopaedic journals. He has completed fellowship training in knee and hip surgery and made a number of visits to internationally recognised centres, both in the UK and the US to further his expertise.
Professor Fehily specialises in surgery of the Hip and has a particular interest in young athletes with soft-tissue hip problems as well as complex reconstruction of the hip in the older patient. He performs hip arthroscopy (keyhole) regularly both in his private and NHS practices and has designed a comprehensive rehabilitation program to complement surgery.
Professor Fehily performs a full range of hip replacement surgery for young patients with childhood disease, older patients who wish to maintain an active lifestyle and revisional surgery for patients who have failing hip replacements. He regularly treats high level athletes, ranging from dedicated amateurs to commonwealth/world championship competitors.
Professor Fehily is currently clinical lead for research and is at the forefront of developing new techniques such as computer navigation in hip arthroscopy. He is also a member of the Regional Training Committee, an Honorary Professor at Salford University. He regularly teaches on hip arthroscopy within the North West and is a member of the faculty of national and international courses teaching hip arthroscopy to orthopaedic surgeons.
Professor Fehily regularly attends national and international conferences focusing on advances in hip surgery.