Mr Joby J. George-Malal

Mr Joby J. George-Malal

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MS (Ortho), D Ortho, DNB (Ortho), MRCS, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Harpenden Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Joby J. George-Malal at Spire include:


Other treatments

Shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery

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Professional profile

I qualified in 1998 from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. I did my postgraduate orthopaedic training at Sion (LTMMC) Hospital, Mumbai, gaining my master of surgery degree from Mumbai University.

I hold a diploma in orthopaedics from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai and am also a Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. I have completed a Master's degree in health sciences and practice from the University of Central Lancashire. I was appointed to the orthopaedic higher surgical training programme of Mersey Deanery in 2006, gaining my FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) in 2010 and was awarded the CCT in 2012. I did my post CCT Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow surgery at the world renowned Liverpool Upper Limb unit.

I have published and presented widely on various topics in orthopaedics and am an invited faculty member at shoulder courses.

I specialise in disorders of the upper limb (shoulder, elbow and hand). My NHS practice is at the Bedford General Hospital.

Clinical Interests

Elbow surgery
Shoulder surgery

My areas of clinical interest include arthroscopic shoulder and 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, tendinitis and nerve compression syndromes of upper limb, Dupuytren's contracture, hand and wrist arthritis, complex upper limb trauma.

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Mahatma Gandhi University, India / 1998
Undergraduate medical degree

FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics) / London / 2010
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons - Specialism training

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bedford General Hospital

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Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Private secretary Jacinta Horne
Private secretary telephone 01234 730 592
Private secretary fax 01234 817 119
Private secretary email