Mr Sherif Elnikety

Personal profile

I am a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in UK, a position to which I was appointed in November 2016 after completion of fellowship training in upper limb surgery. I subspecialise in upper limb procedures with extensive experience in arthroscopic surgery, joint replacements and open procedures. Besides elective patients I perform all bone fixation procedures including intramedullary nailing and various plate fixations as well as joint reconstruction surgeries. I also look after sports injuries and perform various sports related operations including ligament reconstructions.

Besides my clinical activities, I am passionate about medical education, I hold a postgraduate degree in medical education from University of Bedfordshire, I teach medical students and postgraduate doctors. I am also active in medical research, I hold a doctorate degree in biomedical engineering from UCL. I presented my studies at national and international conferences and published scientific papers in prestigious medical journals.

Professional Memberships

  • MedCo | Direct Medico-legal Expert, MedCo accreditation
  • GMC | Specialist Registration with licence to practice
  • BESS | British Elbow and Shoulder Society membership
  • BSSH | British Society for Surgery of the Hand membership
  • MPS | Medical protection society
  • RCS England| Royal College of Surgeons of England Fellow
  • SICOT | International society of trauma and orthopaedic surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Upper limb surgery (Shoulder / Elbow / Hand)
  • Shoulder procedures: Arthroscopic shoulder surgery, shoulder dislocations/instability, arthritis treatment, joint replacement, repair of torn tendons and ligaments, rotator cuff repair, shoulder and arm fracture fixations.
  • Elbow procedures: Tennis and golfer’s elbow, arthritis, debridement, tendon repair, ulnar nerve release/decompression/transposition, fracture fixation.
  • Hand and wrist procedures: carpal tunnel decompression, ganglion excision, trigger finger, Dupuytren’s procedures, arthritis procedures, fracture fixations.

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