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Mr Tarek El Gamal

Mr Tarek El Gamal

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Foot & Ankle Specialist
MBChB (Alex), MChOrth (Alex), MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

Spire Parkway Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Tarek El Gamal at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

Foot surgery, bunion, minimally invasive toes deformity correction, subtalar arthroscopy. Minimally invasive hind foot deformity correction, hindfoot endoscopy, ankle surgery, athroscopic ankle fusion, foot and ankle trauma, sports injuries. 

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Professional profile

I completed my higher surgical training in Orthopaedics at Alexandria University Hospitals. I was granted a Master Degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics in 2006. In 2012 and on my first attempt, I cleared the Intercollegiate Specialty Board exam FRCS (Trauma-Orth). In 2014, I was awarded a place on one of the most sought after and highly regarded advanced foot and ankle training fellowships In Wirral university teaching hospitals. In 2015, I was appointed as foot and ankle consultant in Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals. I am currently practicing as foot & ankle consultant at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

I am a dedicated foot and ankle surgeon who treats all conditions from simple to complex with no problem being too small. I treat the full spectrum of foot and ankle disorders and my philosophy is to maintain a pain free joint function and movement. I have special interest in Minimally invasive foot surgery, Ankle and Subtalar arthroscopy, arthroscopic fusion of the Ankle and Subtalar joint, Hind foot minimally invasive correction of deformities, Hindfoot endoscopy & managing foot & ankle sports injuries.

To date I have performed over 250 Bunion correction surgery, 200 arthritic big Toe fusion, 300 ankle arthroscopic procedures, 150 minimally invasive foot and ankle procedures over 3 years in both my NHS and private practice.

I am a member of the Trauma Action Group (TAG) at Heart of England NHS trust. I am responsible for delivering a sub specialised trauma service , for better and safer care for trauma patients. I am clinical governance lead at HEFT.

I am also proud to be a member of Heart of England Foot and Ankle Society (HEFAS), which include foot and ankle peers in the region, where we aim for a multidisciplinary team approach for managing complex cases, hence ensuring high quality of care for our patients.


Clinical Interests

Ankle surgery
Arthroscopy
Foot surgery
Medico-legal

Minimally invasive foot and ankle surgery

Private contact details

Private secretary Alison James
Private secretary telephone 0121 3641600
Private secretary fax 0121 3641600
Private secretary email alison@medicalpa-solihull.co.uk

Media Coverage

Chronic Ankle instability in paediatric population: a case series and literature review. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery 2016

Treatment of intra-articular calcaneal fracture with temporary external fixator and open Reduction internal fixation. 2013 Acta Orthopaedics

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Qualification and professional memberships

FRCS / Trauma-Orth / 2012
Intercollegiate Specialty Board in Trauma & Orthopaedic surgery

MRCS / England / 2009
Member of Royal College of Surgeons of England

MCH Orth / Alexandria University Hospital / 2006
Masters of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

MBChB / Alexandria University Hospital / 2002
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeon of England
British Medical Association
AO Trauma Member
SICOT (Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie)
HEFAS (Heart of England Foot & Ankle Society)
BOFAS (British Foot & Ankle Society)


Professional leadership

I am a member of the Trauma Action Group (TAG)
I am clinical governance lead for HEFT

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Current NHS posts

Consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Foot & Ankle surgery specialist, Heart of England Foundation NHS trust

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Personal Profile

Outside of medicine I have several interests, including swimming, Which I represented my country in multiple tournaments. For 6 years in medical school I was the chief organiser of Drug Donation campaign to the poor who can’t afford buying their own medicine. I am a registered Blood donor, & I donate blood every 12 weeks. I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife and two kids, exploring the beautiful British countryside.

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