Consultant Profile

Professor Max Fehily

Professor Max Fehily BA, MB, BAO, FRCSI, MSc Orth Eng, FRS (Tr&Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Revision Surgery
    • Hip Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Soft tissue injuries
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Specialises in Arthroscopy of the Hip

Research interests:

Professor Fehily is a member of the Specialist Training Committee for trainee orthopaedic surgeons with a particular interest in research.  He presents and publishes regularly both nationally and internationally, with a special emphasis on soft tissue hip problems and hip arthroscopy. 

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

Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
The British Hip Society (BHS)
The British Association of Knee Surgery (BASK)
The International Society of  Hip  Arthroscopy (ISHA)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 232 2265
Private secretary fax:
0161 232 2659
Private secretary email address:
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Background Information 
Professional profile:

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.

Personal profile:

Keen sportman with a particular in terest in rugby, cycling, tennis and skiing. 

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Professor Max Fehily

Professor Max Fehily Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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