Dr Francesc Malagelada

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Malagelada is a fellowship-trained Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal London Hospital, the UK’s largest trauma centre. He specializes exclusively in treating disorders of the foot and ankle.

He specializes in all aspects of the foot and ankle, involving degenerative conditions, sports injuries and complex trauma. By adopting an individualized 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 based on minimally invasive surgery of the foot with honours (highest distinction).

After training in some of the most prestigious institutions including The Royal London or The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, he undertook advanced Foot & Ankle fellowship training in Windsor. 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.

Areas of Interest:

  • 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


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