Mr Shelain Patel is an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and University College London Hospital. He specialises in a number of areas inclusive of ankle arthritis and deformity, ankle arthroscopy, ankle replacements, bunions and toe disorders, flat feet, osteochondral/cartilage defects, and tendon disorders.
He earned his medical qualification from the University College London Medical School before completing his basic surgical training in London. He then went on to become a clinical research fellow at University College Hospital and later began his orthopaedic training on the UCLH and Middlesex Hospital programme. Following that, he completed renowned foot and ankle fellowships in Windsor and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He was also awarded the BOSTAA fellowship to visit centres of excellence in the United States and Holland and was sponsored by BOFAS to participate in the BOA Clinical Leaders Programme.
Mr Patel has always been involved with research and has authored numerous publications in journals and books. He is currently research novel assessment and treatment methods for foot and ankle conditions at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science based at RNOH.
Outside of work, Mr Patel enjoys relaxing by visiting restaurants and trying new cuisines. He is also a sports fan and plays five-a-side football and follows Arsenal Football Club.