Mr. Hisham Sameh Shalaby

Mr. Shalaby is an Orthopaedic Consultant, working in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He graduated in 1996 and went on to specialise in orthopaedic surgery gaining the Master Degree in 2001, the MD Degree in 2005 and the FRCS (Tr & Orth) Degree in 2006. His surgical training was undertaken in Cairo, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Nottingham, in some of the best higher surgical training rotations in Trauma & Orthopaedics.

Along his training, he gained interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery and Limb Reconstruction Surgery. He mastered those two sub-specialties during his major research project for an MD thesis on “Correction of Complex Foot & Ankle Deformities using the Ilizarov Frame”.

In his sub-specialties, he conducted extensive research.  He published in international journals and attended advanced courses and meetings.

He finished an Advanced Deformity Correction Fellowship in Liverpool and a Trauma Fellowship in Nottingham.

In his current post, he masters the entire spectrum on Foot & Ankle surgery and Limb Reconstruction surgery including the most advanced treatment modalities.

Mr. Shalaby lectures nationally and internationally on many aspects of Foot and Ankle surgery and Deformity correction. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS), the International Association for the Study and Application of the Ilizarov method (ASAMI), the British Limb Reconstruction Society (BLRS) and several other renowned specialised Orthopaedic societies. He is the past president of the Foot & Ankle Scotland Society (FASt).

He is a reviewer for several international Orthopaedic journals. He is on the faculty of several International Orthopaedic and Trauma courses.


Patient Testimonies

Dear Mr Shalaby, Thank you for bringing my foot back to what it was, and for inspiring so many of my artworks. I wish you all the best in the future, and I hope you can continue to inspire hope in others, as you did in me.
Mr A J, 15 years old – Revision of EHL tendon repair
Dear Mr Shalaby Last year you operated on my ankle. It was badly broken and the joint was damaged. I was in doubt what the outcome of the Joint replacement would be. However I thought you would like to know that the operation was great success and I am walking now very well without a stick. I would like to thank you for all your professional care.  
Mr J G, 64 years old – Advanced post-traumatic Ankle Arthritis
Dear Mr Shalaby I cannot thank you enough for sorting out the severe deformities of my toes and the pain I was experiencing in the ball of the foot. The operation gave me my life back.  
Mrs E J, 55 years old – Rheumatoid Forefoot deformities
Dear Mr Shalaby My grateful thanks for your excellent professional care. My husband and I are very impressed with all the care and of course the results. Thank you.  
Mrs M M, 62 years old – Severe flat foot deformity
Dear Mr Shalaby Just a brief word to thank you for the excellent job you did on my ankle. After suffering years with my ankle pain, I can now say I have had no pain since the day of the operation and my overall walking ability has improved significantly.  
Mrs M G, 58 years old – Ankle fusion for congenital Dysplastic Ankle
Dear Mr Shalaby After the ankle ligament surgery, you performed I am back to all the sports I wanted to do and I can finally trust my ankle again. I am also writing to tell you that I have just manged to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. I greatly appreciate you help.  
Mr J A, 34 years old – Lateral ligament repair for Ankle Instability
Dear Mr Shalaby Just to let you know that last week I completed the 97-mile West Highland Way Walk with a group of friends. So again, many many thanks.
Mrs S M, 30 years old – Bilateral Bunion Correction