Mohamed Imam

Orthopaedic Surgery

20 years of experience
20 years of experience



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Professor Mohamed A Imam (MD, MSc, D. SportMed, PhD, FRCS (Tr and Orth)) is an fellowship-trained surgeon in orthopaedics. His specialist areas of interest include sports injuries, upper limb surgery and complex trauma.

After completing his specialist training, Professor Imam undertook upper limb surgery fellowships at prestigious centres of excellence around the globe. This included fellowships at three globally renowned centres in the UK, the Wrightington Upper Limb Unit (Wrightington Hospital), the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and the acclaimed Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic Unit in Surrey, where he is currently based as a substantive consultant. He also completed a fellowship in complex trauma at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

Taking his training further afield, Professor Imam embarked on a fellowship at Balgrist Orthopaedic University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, training with the highly renowned Professor Christian Gerber, a pioneer in modern shoulder surgery. He also undertook a complex trauma fellowship in the BGU Trauma Centre, Ludwigshafen, Germany and has also completed numerous travelling fellowships in Europe and the US, including fellowships at the Mayo Clinic, The Steadman Clinic and Stanford University. Owing to his proficiency in the field of orthopaedic surgery, Professor Imam has also been awarded multiple distinctive international awards.

In order to provide the best possible outcomes for his patients, Professor Imam implements an evidence-based and multidisciplinary approach when caring for his patients. He carries out his work alongside a committed and esteemed specialist team of physiotherapists, occupational hand therapists, radiologists and anaesthetists. Utilising the most recent technology, Professor Imam is proficient at diagnosing various different upper limb pathologies. His main specialties include arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery to treat multiple conditions such as frozen shoulder, tendonitis, arthritis, biceps injury, recurrent dislocations, rotator cuff tears, tennis elbow, stiff elbow and wrist problems. In addition to this, he performs all kinds of upper limb replacement surgery. Throughout all aspects of his work, Professor Imam lives by the ethos of providing top quality, patient-centred care for each patients based on the best available evidence, which may involve surgical or non-surgical treatment.

As a professor at the University of East London, Professor Imam is very passionate about education. He is also actively involved in a vast range of national and international research projects. He has widely published in the field of orthopaedics, having published over 70 publications in leading medical journals worldwide, authored two books, as well as written multiple textbook chapters focused on upper limb injuries. His current research interest is in the implementation of artificial intelligence in surgery.


Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Hand & Wrist Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Hand Surgery, Sports Injury

All procedures

  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Hand & Wrist Surgery
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ) Stabilisation
  • Arthroscopy
  • Dupuytrens Fasciectomy
  • Fracture Fixation Surgery
  • Endoprosthetic Replacement
  • Acromioclavicular Joint (ACJ) Excision
  • Biceps Tenodesis and Tenotomy
  • Bone Marrow Tests & Biopsies
  • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
  • Cartilage Surgery (Shoulder)
  • Cartiva Implant (Big Toe Joint Replacement)
  • Chondral Grafting
  • Complex Arthroplasty
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Masses
  • External Fixation Devices
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Gait Analysis
  • Ganglion Cyst Removal
  • Joint Fusion (Hand)
  • Joint Fusion (Wrist)
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Replacement
  • Labral Tear Surgery (Hip)
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Lunate Replacement
  • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
  • Multiligament Reconstruction
  • Orthobiologics
  • Osteotomy
  • PRP Treatment
  • Postoperative Rehabilitation
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rheumatoid Hand Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Hydrodilatation
  • Shoulder Stabilisation
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Repair (Hand)
  • Trapeziectomy
  • Ulnar Nerve Release
  • Ulnar Shortening
  • Video Consultation
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Replacement

All conditions

  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Wrist Fractures
  • Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Elbow Instability
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Clavicle Fractures
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hand Fractures
  • Humerus Fractures
  • Arthritis (Wrist)
  • Fracture (Broken Bone)
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Arthritis (Hand)
  • Bicep Injury
  • Bone Spurs
  • Bursitis
  • Bursitis (Hip)
  • Bursitis (Shoulder)
  • Children's Joint Problems
  • Coccydynia (Coccyx Pain)
  • Common Peroneal Nerve Injury
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Syndrome (Tenosynovitis)
  • Dislocated Shoulder
  • Elbow Stiffness
  • Finger Injury
  • Forearm Fractures
  • Fracture
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Deformities
  • Hand Extensor Tendon Injuries
  • Hand Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Stiffness
  • Kienbock's Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Mallet Finger
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteomyelitis (Upper Limb)
  • Pectoralis Major Injury
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Post-Operative Nerve Injuries
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher's Shoulder)
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Injury


French, Arabic, English


MD, MSc, D. SportMed, PhD, OLP (Oxon), FRCS (Tr and Orth)

Registered with

General Medical Council: 7043919


Chelsea Bridge Road, London, SW1W 8RH

  • Thursday:
    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250

New appointment: £150


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

5 / 5

Personal care received

5 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.99 / 5



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