Mr Medhat Zekry
Consultant Hand Surgeon
QualificationsMB ChB, MCh Orth, FRCS(Tr&Orth), European Diploma of Hand Surgery
Main NHS base:
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Wide range of Hand and Wrist disorders and fractures with specialist interest in Wide Awake Local Anaesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT), sports injuries, and complex fractures, besides common hand and wrist conditions.
Fees, Training & Background:
Mr Medhat Zekry is a nationally and internationally trained consultant orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Hand, Wrist and Elbow surgery based at Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. He worked before as a Consultant Hand and Wrist at Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He treated a wide range of Hand and Wrist disorders and fractures with a specialist interest in Wide Awake Local Anaesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT), sports injuries, and complex fractures. He is European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma certified.
After completing his higher specialty orthopaedic training at Birmingham University Hospitals, he had an upper limb complex Trauma Fellowship training at King’s College London followed by Hand and Wrist Post CCT fellowship training at the same hospital with renowned Hand consultants. Then followed by paediatric orthopaedics fellowship from University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.
His widespread training and experience of moving jobs as a consultant has given him a broad perspective on a career as a Hand surgeon. Mr Zekry strongly believes in evidence-based practice whilst utilizing the latest techniques, with an emphasis on patient-centered care.
He widely operates using Wide Awake Local Anaesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT) on various conditions without needing general anaesthetics and sedation with its great advantages to patients.
Mr Zekry is passionate about improving his patients’ experience and actively contribute in several ways to improve and innovate the Hand service. He is the clinical governance Lead for trauma and orthopaedics and a member of the quality and safety panel for surgical specialties.
Mr Zekry has a particular interest in education and research. He continuously teaches Hand surgery through various training platform courses for FRCS Orth exam candidates. He edited the Hand and Wrist book chapter in Concise Orthopaedic Notes for FRCS Orth. He published papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented his research at prestigious national and international conferences.
2020: Federation of European Societies for Hand Surgery membership
2017: British Society for Surgery of the Hand- BSSH
2017: Membership of Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand- FESSH
2015: British Orthopaedic Association
2009: Medical Defence Union
2003: International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT)
2002: Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen (AO Trauma)
Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment