Mr Francesc Malagelada
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Mr Malagelada is a fellowship trained Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at The Royal London Hospital, the UK’s largest trauma centre. He specialises exclusively in treating disorders of the foot and ankle.
He treats 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.
After qualifying in medicine from 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.
He is actively involved in research and holds a PhD degree for studies based on minimally invasive surgery of the foot. 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.
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 holds a honorary senior clinical lecturer post at Queen Mary University of London where he teaches and trains students and doctors. He is responsible for training junior surgeons at the Royal London and as part of the BOFAS accredited foot & ankle fellowship he runs.
Francesc enjoys water sports especially swimming and triathlon. Once upon a time he swam at a competitive level while currently he does so in a Masters club. Gastronomy and travelling with family and friends are amongst his preferred activities.