About Mr Francesc Malagelada

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Sub-specialties: Foot and Ankle Conditions, Orthopaedics, Foot & Ankle, Bunions, Sports Injuries, Achilles Tendon Surgery, Flat Foot Deformity, Ankle Ligament Reconstruction Surgery.

Mr Francesc Malagelada is a Surgeon at OneWelbeck Orthopaedics. He specialises exclusively in treating disorders of the foot and ankle.


Bookings: bookings.orthopaedics@onewelbeck.com

Tel: 02036532002

Areas of Expertise

Mr Francesc Malagelada  performs a range of treatments, including:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Fracture fixation
  • Tendon repairs
  • Joint replacements
  • Fusions or arthrodesis
  • Ankle ligament reconstruction surgery
  • Surgical and non-surgical therapies

Some of the conditions he commonly treats are:

  • Bunions
  • Foot and ankle sports injuries
  • Trauma and fractures of the foot and ankle
  • Lesser toe problems
  • Plantar fasciitis and heel pain
  • Flat foot or cavus foot
  • Achilles tendinitis and ruptures
  • Arthritis of the midfoot and hindfoot

About Mr Francesc Malagelada

Mr Francesc Malagelada is a fellowship trained Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon, who specialises exclusively in treating disorders of the foot and ankle. Alongside OneWelbeck, Mr Malagelada practices at The Royal London Hospital, the UK’s largest trauma centre. He has a particular expertise in sports injuries, foot deformities and complex trauma cases.

By adopting an individualised approach to patient care, personal needs and preferences are addressed and included in the treatment plan. When indicated, he performs minimally invasive surgery (MIS) or arthroscopy (keyhole) using the latest techniques at OneWelbeck Orthopaedics.

He was awarded the esteemed ESSKA-AFAS international fellowship aimed at young promising orthopaedic surgeons in the field of Foot & Ankle.

After qualifying from medical school at the University of Barcelona in 2005, Francesc Malagelada undertook his Trauma and Orthopaedics training in Spain and the UK at the most prestigious institutions including The Royal London and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

To gain further specialised expertise, he completed his BOFAS accredited Foot & Ankle fellowship in Windsor. He has travelled to international centres of excellence in the USA, Switzerland, Germany, and France to expand his knowledge and nurture from distinguished overseas experts.

Since 2017 he has been practising as a consultant at The Royal London Hospital where he joined a world-renowned team of orthopaedic surgeons.

He currently serves as Honorary Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, teaching on a Masters degree in orthopaedic trauma sciences.

Additional Information


  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS)
  • European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS)
  • European Society of Sports Traumatology, Kneee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Society (MIFAS)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)

Research Highlights

Francesc Malagelada is actively involved in research and has published extensively in the most respected international journals and textbooks in the field of orthopaedics. His research endeavours are focused on improving his patients’ experience and obtaining outstanding outcomes.

He completed a PhD awarded with the highest ‘Cum Laude’ distinction for studies on minimally invasive foot surgery and has lectured internationally at courses and conferences on the topic.

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Mr Francesc Malagelada is a Surgeon at OneWelbeck Orthopaedics. He specialises exclusively in treating disorders of the foot and ankle.