Mr Francesc Malagelada, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Francesc Malagelada LMS, FEBOT, PhD

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

LMS, FEBOT, PhD
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Areas of expertise

  • 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
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Recommendations for Mr Malagelada

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  • byMr Sammy Hanna, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada is an excellent foot and and ankle orthopaedic surgeon. We work closely together on complex cases and I trust him for his evidence-based and expert approach to problems. Patients always speak very highly of his skills and outcomes. I have no hesitation in recommending him to friends, family, and colleagues.

  • byMiss Homa Arshad, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada is an extraordinarily bright academic and a talented surgeon, but so down-to-earth and kind at the same time. We work together regularly as colleagues and I have every confidence in referring patients to him.

  • byMiss Claire Fitzgerald, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada has a comprehensive knowledge of complex foot and ankle pathology. He is a kind and compassionate surgeon and works well with his patients to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • byMr Nick Aresti, Trauma & Orthopaedics (Upper Limb)

    Cesc is a fantastic foot and ankle surgeon. He is extremely experienced in most areas and uses cutting edge and up to date technologies. Couldn’t recommend highly enough.

  • byMr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Foot and ankle surgeon of the highest calibre. Excellent rapport with patients and colleagues. Highly respected in our department.

  • byDr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    We’ve shared many patients now and work together well. Always gives a solid well-reasoned opinion

  • byMr Dafydd Edwards, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended orthopaedic surgeon

  • byMs Rebecca Christenson, Physiotherapist

    Cesc has a great rapport with his patients and great trauma knowledge. He is excellent at communicating throughout a patients treatment pathway which means we can work closely together and this offers patients a much higher level of care.

  • byMr Mark Gallagher, Podiatrist

    Mr Francesc Malagelada is an excellent foot and ankle surgeon. He works really well across disciplines in terms of utilizing people's skills. He has an excellent knowledge in terms of foot and ankle mechanics.

  • byMr Vinay Parmar, Physiotherapist

    Mr Francesc Malagelada is very knowledgeable, trustworthy and highly specialised in dealing with a wide variety of foot and ankle disorders.

  • byMr Michael Robson, Physiotherapist

    Foot and ankle specialist who is very passionate in this area and has great connection with his patients.

  • byMr Sammy Hanna, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada is an excellent foot and and ankle orthopaedic surgeon. We work closely together on complex cases and I trust him for his evidence-based and expert approach to problems. Patients always speak very highly of his skills and outcomes. I have no hesitation in recommending him to friends, family, and colleagues.

  • byMiss Homa Arshad, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada is an extraordinarily bright academic and a talented surgeon, but so down-to-earth and kind at the same time. We work together regularly as colleagues and I have every confidence in referring patients to him.

  • byMiss Claire Fitzgerald, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Mr Malagelada has a comprehensive knowledge of complex foot and ankle pathology. He is a kind and compassionate surgeon and works well with his patients to achieve optimal outcomes.

  • byMr Nick Aresti, Trauma & Orthopaedics (Upper Limb)

    Cesc is a fantastic foot and ankle surgeon. He is extremely experienced in most areas and uses cutting edge and up to date technologies. Couldn’t recommend highly enough.

  • byMr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Foot and ankle surgeon of the highest calibre. Excellent rapport with patients and colleagues. Highly respected in our department.

  • byDr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    We’ve shared many patients now and work together well. Always gives a solid well-reasoned opinion

  • byMr Dafydd Edwards, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended orthopaedic surgeon

  • byMs Rebecca Christenson, Physiotherapist

    Cesc has a great rapport with his patients and great trauma knowledge. He is excellent at communicating throughout a patients treatment pathway which means we can work closely together and this offers patients a much higher level of care.

  • byMr Mark Gallagher, Podiatrist

    Mr Francesc Malagelada is an excellent foot and ankle surgeon. He works really well across disciplines in terms of utilizing people's skills. He has an excellent knowledge in terms of foot and ankle mechanics.

  • byMr Vinay Parmar, Physiotherapist

    Mr Francesc Malagelada is very knowledgeable, trustworthy and highly specialised in dealing with a wide variety of foot and ankle disorders.

  • byMr Michael Robson, Physiotherapist

    Foot and ankle specialist who is very passionate in this area and has great connection with his patients.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, London, W1G 6BW

    • The London Clinic

      20 Devonshire Place, Marylebone, London, W1G 6BW

    • London Bridge Hospital

      27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

    • OneWelbeck Orthopaedics

      1 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 0AR

    About Mr Francesc Malagelada

    GMC number: 7241639

    Year qualified: 2005

    Place of primary qualification: University of Barcelona

    Mr Francesc Malagelada is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust. He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Queen Mary University of London. His special interests include degenerative conditions, sports injuries and complex trauma. He also contributes to advanced research at The Royal London Hospital, especially in minimally invasive surgery of the foot in which he holds a PhD. He performs minimally invasive surgery or arthroscopy (keyhole) using cutting-edge techniques resulting in faster recovery and nearly unnoticeable scars.

    Mr Malagelada qualified from Medical School at the University of Barcelona in 2005. He undertook his Trauma and Orthopaedics training in Spain and in the UK at prestigious institutions like The Royal London and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He then gained a British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society fellowship in Windsor. He was awarded the coveted ESSKA-AFAS international fellowship aimed at young promising orthopaedic surgeons in the field of Foot & Ankle.

    Mr Malagelada is actively involved in research and has published extensively in reputed international journals and textbooks. His research in the field of minimally invasive surgery culminated in a PhD which was awarded the highest "Cum Laude" distinction.

    For more details visit Mr Francesc Malagelada's website.

    Areas of expertise

    • Achilles tendinitis and ruptures
    • Ankle ligament reconstruction surgery
    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopic surgery
    • Bunions and lesser toes deformities
    • Diabetic and rheumatic foot conditions
    • Flat foot or cavus foot
    • Foot and ankle arthritis and replacement
    • Ligament repair
    • Minimally invasive surgery
    • Morton's neuroma
    • Peroneal
    • Plantar fasciitis
    • Surgical and non-surgical therapies
    • Tendinopathy
    • Tendon rupture
    • Tibialis posterior
    • Trauma and sports injuries of the foot and ankle

    Professional memberships

    British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    European Foot and Ankle Society
    Group of Research & Study in Minimally Invasive Foot Surgery GRECMIP MIFAS
    European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy
    General Medical Council

    Articles by Mr Francesc Malagelada

    Anatomy of the ankle ligaments

    Minimally invasive surgery for hallux valgus

    Endoscopic achilles tendon augmentation

    Arthroscopic all-inside anterior talofibular ligament repair

    Endoscopic flexor hallucis longus transfer

    Anatomical considerations for minimally invasive osteotomy

    Tendoscopic treatment of peroneal intrasheath subluxation

    Access to the talar dome surface with different surgical approaches

    Ankle arthroscopy

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  • Mr Sammy Hanna, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    I have the luxury of working with Sammy Hanna on a daily basis. He is an extremely kind and compassionate professional and colleague, providing an outstanding level of care for his patients. This shows in the number of expressions of gratitude and positive feedback that he receives regularly. He is exceptionally skilled and experienced in his surgeries and decision-making. I thoroughly recommend him for a reliable opinion and successful surgery, trusting him with my friends and family.

  • Dr Kalpesh Parmar, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    An excellent and caring doctor with a unique skill set that provides patients with the latest cutting-edge techniques for an enhanced recovery. His bedside manner is impeccable and he goes above and beyond to ensure patients are well informed and exceptionally well looked after. An extremely valuable colleague for the treatment of patients from a multidisciplinary approach.

  • Mr Paul Culpan, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Outstanding hip, knee and polytrauma surgeon. His reputation as a leader in his field is internationally acknowledged across the orthopaedic community. Highly talented surgeon with exquisite bedside manner providing great care to his patients. I have been fortunate to work with him directly for many years and I recommend him highly.

  • Miss Homa Arshad, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Miss Arshad is an outstanding surgeon in many ways. She is highly skilled and has vast experience in the most complex cases. Her ability to communicate and create rapport with patients sets her apart. A wonderful colleague to work with whom I trust with friends and family.

  • Ms Rebecca Christenson, Physiotherapist

    Rebecca is a brilliant physiotherapist with extraordinary skills that enable her to treat the most complex cases. She is devoted to her patients and engages them in personalised treatment plans. Communicates fantastically well with patients and colleagues alike.

  • Mr Vinay Parmar, Physiotherapist

    An exceptional physiotherapist with fantastic knowledge of his field, ranging from professional athletes to everyday injuries. Always professional and committed to his patients, he is a great communicator and a genuinely personable colleague.

  • Mr Mark Gallagher, Podiatrist

    Mr Mark Gallagher is an outstanding podiatrist who uses cutting-edge techniques for gait analysis. He is extremely experienced in all aspects of foot and ankle disorders, delivering the most adequate non-operative treatment to each patient.

  • Mr Dafydd Edwards, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Great wrist and elbow surgeon. I confidently refer patients for his trusted opinion and for the best cutting-edge treatments.