About Ahmed Hegab

Mr Ahmed Hegab FRCS Ed – Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Ahmed Hegab is a Consultant Knee and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a clinical practice exclusively devoted to knee surgery. Until December 2011 his NHS practice was at Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust Manchester where he had extensive practice in knee surgery.


Professional profile

His main areas of interest are arthroscopic knee surgery, cruciate ligament reconstruction – primary and revision, total knee replacement – primary and revision, arthroscopic meniscus repair and articular cartilage repair including arthroscopic microfracture.

He has particular interest in Patellofemoral disorders. He is a regular visitor to the Lyon Medical School in France, where he shares with Europe’s most experienced surgeons, the state of the art surgical techniques of Patellofemoral arthroplasty and reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) for recurrent dislocations of the Patella in young adults.

He has been a co-investigator / participant in the pioneering cartilage transplantation clinical trial of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, he has done over 60 cases of autologous chondrocyte implantation.

Mr Hegab also provides expert surgical advice to professional footballers and rugby clubs .

Present Position – Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

1. BMI Highfield Hospital


Qualified in 1974: Qualifications MBBCH, FRCS Edinburgh 1981


Last Publication

The Knee Journal Vol II – Issue 3 – June 2004

A new mechanical model for functional assessment of knee osteoarthritis

Clinical Interests

 Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the knee including Sports injuries of the knee,

Arthroscopic cruciate ligament reconstruction – primary and revision

Total knee joint replacement – primary and revision

Cartilage repair including arthroscopic microfractures to enhance hyaline cartilage healing

Professional Memberships

British Association for Surgery of the Knee (BASK) The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Former Member British Medical Association (BMA)

General Medical Council. U.K.

Medical Defence Union

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


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