Upper Limb Surgeon

Mr Joby George-Malal

MBBS, MS (Ortho), D. Ortho, DNB (Ortho), MSc, FRCS (Tr & Ortho)
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr George-Malal is an experienced and highly recommended consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon based in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. He is expertly trained in the most up-to-date minimally invasive and evidence-based surgical techniques to treat musculoskeletal problems.

He is recognised by all major insurers and also Tricare. Mr George-Malal is also a BUPA platinum-rated consultant, is fee assured and part of the open referral network. He is able to see patients without a GP referral letter.

Expert Upper Limb Surgeon

If shoulder, elbow or hand pain is affecting your quality of life and stopping you from carrying out the simplest of tasks, then contact Mr George-Malal for a speedy, accurate diagnosis and an effective treatment plan to restore you to full function.

Mr George-Malal is a Gold Medallist in Orthopaedic Surgery and has received three clinical excellence awards from NHS and a certificate of excellence award from iWantGreatCare.

Shoulder Surgeon

Upper Limb Surgeon

Practice philosophy

Mr George-Malal offers a holistic approach to treating his patients and takes pride in the care he provides, ensuring an unhurried and attentive consultation. You can expect ample time to discuss your problems and explore different treatment options with him.

For most conditions, Mr George-Malal would initially try non-operative treatment modalities including injections and physiotherapy to restore function and reduce any pain and discomfort. Surgery is often only required for a small minority of patients and will be advised if it is the most appropriate course of action.

Shoulder, elbow and hand surgery

Mr George-Malal diagnoses and treats conditions affecting the upper limbs, including the shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist. He specialises in treating shoulder impingement syndromes, frozen shoulder, instability and dislocations and rotator cuff tears. He treats nerve entrapment syndromes such as cubital tunnel syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome and also manages sports injuries of the shoulder and elbow. Mr George-Malal is also an expert in performing arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery and complex joint replacement and revision surgery.

Wrist Surgeon

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