Mr Htwe Zaw

Personal profile

Consultant Q&A Orthopaedic Surgery

Mr Htwe Zaw is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in foot and ankle surgery, lower limb trauma and sports injuries. He gained his medical degree at King’s College London in 1997 and undertook specialist fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital, Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. He also attended a trauma fellowship at the prestigious University Hospital in Dresden, learning the latest techniques in the treatment of complex and severely injured patients, as well as sports injuries in the foot and ankle.

Mr Htwe Zaw was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals in 2012 and has built up a comprehensive foot and ankle service for the local population. He is well published in international journals and in orthopaedic textbooks. He has also presented internationally on hindfoot arthroscopy and at multiple national meetings. He lectures at regional, national and international conferences on both foot and ankle orthopaedics and trauma surgery.

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons 

  • British Orthopaedic Association 

  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Clinical Interests



  • Arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery

  • Hallux valgus (bunion) and lesser toe corrective surgery

  • Foot and ankle arthritis (including ankle replacement and arthroscopic fusion)

  • Major foot deformity reconstruction (including flat feet)

  • Cartilage surgery

  • Foot and ankle sprains

  • Tendon and ligament injuries

  • Acute trauma and sports injuries (including lower limb fractures)

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