Orthopedics & Sports Medicine


A care that’s a class apart. As with everything about Burjeel Medical City, the hospital’s Department of Orthopedics & Sports Medicine also works on global lines. This means that the Standard Operation Procedures followed here are of the same specifications as in the highly advanced medical facilities of the world. The facility follows a bespoke and tailor-made approach for patients. It takes care of all the aspects of treatment and physiotherapy care, beginning from investigations to diagnostics to surgeries, in optimal settings and patient-specific rehabilitation.

The department specialises in the management of both trauma and elective orthopaedic conditions including complex fracture treatment, total knee and total hip replacement surgery, sports injuries around the knee and shoulder, foot and ankle procedures and shoulder and elbow conditions. The department offers a bespoke and tailor made approach for patients providing all aspects of care from investigations using the latest available diagnostic technologies through surgery in an optimal setting, as well as providing patient specific rehabilitation through a dedicated team of professional physiotherapists.

The department has orthopaedic and trauma surgeons along with a dedicated multidisciplinary team of occupational therapists, nursing staff, physiotherapists and orthotics practitioners to help manage a wide variety of bone and joint disorders using both surgical and non- surgical treatment.

Services Offered

Ankle & Foot Surgery

  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle instability
  • Sport injuries of ankle and foot
  • Foot neuroma, plantar fasciitis – heel pain
  • Ankle ligament reconstruction
  • Tibialis posterior tendon surgery
  • Hallux valgus surgery

Shoulder Surgery

  • Shoulder instability
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • ACJ injuries and reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Sport injuries of the shoulder
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Fracture of the clavicle and shoulder

Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Surgery

  • Sports injuries
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Dequervains disease
  • Arthroscopy
  • Elbow & radial head replacements
  • Trauma
  • Tennis & golfer elbow


  • Acute trauma
  • Acute fractures – Adults & Pediatrics
  • Pelvic Trauma

Hip and Pelvis

  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Osteitis pubis
  • Pelvic and hip joint in athletes

Other Services

  • Osteoporosis in athletes
  • Stress fracture in athletes
  • Joint pain and injuries in pregnancy
  • Sports injuries in teenagers

Team that Cares

Dr. Rashed Al Shaeel

Consultant - Head of Orthopedics & Trauma

Dr. Sudhakar V.R

Specialist - Orthopedics Surgery

Dr. Mohammad Shahnawaz Khan

Specialist - Orthopedic Surgery