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Mr Hisham Shalaby

Mr Hisham Shalaby

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBChB, MSc, MD (Orth), FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Hisham Shalaby at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Ankle surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot Surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Soft tissue injuries

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Friday 8am-12 noon.

I trained in three major Orthopaedic Units in Cairo, Edinburgh and Liverpool. I finished an MD thesis on “Correction of Complex Foot & Ankle Deformities”. I also finished an advanced deformity correction fellowship in Liverpool and a Trauma fellowship in Nottingham. I finished the Amsterdam Ankle Arthroscopy course.

I currently pioneer in foot and ankle surgery, limb lengthening and deformity correction surgery. I master the full spectrum of foot and ankle pathologies, including all recent techniques as the Scarf / Akin osteotomies for bunion correction, ankle arthroscopy, endoscopic planter fascia release, ankle replacement, gradual correction of ankle and foot deformity, ankle joint distraction for early arthritis and more. I have a special interest in correction of flat foot and pathological high arch.

I also have a wide experience in all limb reconstruction tools including the Ilizarov frame, the Taylor Spatial frame, the Sheffield Hybrid fixator, the Orthofix LRS monolateral fixators, and Intramedullary lengthening nails. I have a special interest in correction of complex foot deformities.

I am on the Faculty of several International Foot & Ankle & Limb Reconstruction Courses conducted annually, and I am a reviewer in several international orthopaedic journals.


Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Arthroscopy
Ankle surgery
Foot surgery
Soft tissue injuries

Management of the full spectrum of Foot and Ankle pathologies, including forefoot reconstruction, bunion surgery, big toe fusion and replacement, toe deformity corrections, surgery for the painful forefoot, Ankle, Hind & Midfoot reconstruction & fusions, tendon & ligament reconstruction, planter fascia surgery, ankle fusion, ankle arthroscopy, ankle replacement, ankle instability surgery, Rheumatoid foot surgery and ankle cartilage-lesions' surgery. I also pioneer in the use of circular & Ilizarov frames for correction of complex foot deformities, Limb Lengthening, reconstruction of large bony defects, management of bone infections, infected non-unions, malunions, biological reconstructions and complex congenital deformities.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
Email info@orthopaedicworld.com
Website http://www.orthopaedicworld.com
Private secretary Dorothy Christie - 0131 446 3048
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal Collage of Surgeons of Edinburgh
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS)
British Limb Reconstruction Society (BLRS)
The World Orthopaedic Organisation (SICOT)
Association for Study & Application of Methods of Ilizarov (ASAMI International)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic and Foot & Ankle Surgeon, NHS Lothian
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary (Edinburgh) & St John’s Hospital (Livingston)

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Personal Profile

I come from a family of doctors. My father is a professor of orthopaedic surgery, my mother is a consultant gynaecologist and I have two younger brothers, a paediatric surgeon and a dentist. I do a lot of reading in my spare time and enjoy internet surfing. I also do a lot of graphics and internet website designing. I enjoy travelling abroad and learning about different cultures.

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