Professor Max Fehily

Professor Max Fehily

BA, MB, BAO, FRCSI, MSc Orth Eng, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by 7 specialists
27 years of experience
15 years as a specialist

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“Professional, approachable, friendly and understanding attitude. Explained each step of the procedure from cause, to treatment, to recovery comprehensively. “
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  • Hip Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4397498
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £170


    Professor Fehily specialises in surgery of the hip and has a particular interest in hip preserving or key-hole surgery and innovative hip replacements.

    He is one of the leading hip arthroscopy surgeons in the UK and performs over 160 of these procedures a year. He has pioneered the use of stem cells in hip surgery to regenerate cartilage damage.

    He has pioneered the use Robotics in hip replacements and was the first person to carry out a MAKO robotic hip replacement in the North West of England and performs the full range of hip replacement surgery from young patients with childhood disease to older patients who wish to maintain an active lifestyle. Last year, he performed the most robotic hip replacements in the UK.

    Professor Fehily treats patients from all over the UK and internationally. He is the lead on many surgeon education courses, training other consultants from all over the UK and Europe in both key-hole and robotic hip replacement techniques. He regularly treats high-level athletes, ranging from dedicated amateurs to Commonwealth, World Championship, Olympic and Premier League competitors. He regularly treats professional athletes from sports including football, rugby, taekwondo, squash and athletics amongst many others.

    He is a keen educator and leads (lower limb) a masters program at Salford University and has published many papers in peer reviewed journals. He works closely with industry to develop new education programs, techniques and surgical devices to improve patient care.


    • Hip Replacement
    • Robotic Assisted Hip Surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Preservation Surgery
    • Anterior Hip Replacement
    • Direct Anterior Approach (DAA) Hip Replacement
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Joint Injection
    • Stem Cell Therapy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Hip Dysplasia
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Hip Impingement
    • The Young Hip
    • Femoroacetabular Impingement
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Labral Tear
    • Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
    • Hip Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Sports Injuries
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    • Trinity College Dublin - Medicine 


    • The British Hip Society 
    • International Society of Hip Arthroscopy 
    • The British Orthopaedic Association 
    • Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland 


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