Dr Francesc Malagelada

Consultant Foot & Ankle Orthopaedic Surgeon

LMS, FEBOT, PhD

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Dr Malagelada is a fellowship-trained Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Dr Malagelada specialises in all aspects of the foot and ankle, involving degenerative conditions, sports injuries and complex trauma. By adopting an individualised approach to patient care, personal needs and preferences are addressed and included in the treatment plan. A vast majority of patients can benefit from tailored non-operative treatments and surgery is only advised when absolutely necessary. 

When indicated he performs minimally invasive surgery (MIS) or arthroscopy (keyhole) using the latest techniques. 

He is actively involved in research and has published extensively in the most respected international journals and textbooks in the field of orthopaedics. He completed his PhD centred on research in minimally invasive surgery of the foot. Currently, he sits on the Research Committee of the European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS) and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

He has been awarded the esteemed ESSKA-AFAS fellowship to conduct research by the Ankle & Foot section of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy.

Qualifying from the Top Spanish Medical School, the University of Barcelona in 2005, he undertook his Trauma and Orthopaedics training in Spain and the UK at the most prestigious institutions including The Royal London or The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He undertook Advanced Foot & Ankle fellowship training in Windsor during one year, accredited by the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS). 

Since 2017 he has been practicing as a consultant in the largest Trauma Center in the UK, The Royal London Hospital where he joined a world-renowned team of orthopaedic surgeons. He is responsible for training junior surgeons at the Royal London and as part of the BOFAS accredited foot & ankle fellowship he runs. 

Subspecialties:

  • Trauma and sports injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Bunions and lesser toes deformities 
  • Foot and ankle arthritis and replacement
  • Diabetic and rheumatic foot conditions
  • Achilles tendinitis and ruptures
  • Ankle ligament reconstruction surgery 
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Flat foot or cavus foot  
  • Surgical and non-surgical therapies

Dr Francesc Malagelada works at the following clinics

Orpington

01689 490 111

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Membership of Professional Associations:

  • General Medical Council (GMC) on the Specialist Register
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS)
  • European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS) serving in its Research Committee
  • Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Society (MIFAS)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)

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