Mr Maurice O'Flaherty is a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon who specialises in disorders of the foot and ankle. He has expertise in all conditions of the foot and ankle including hallux valgus (bunions), lesser toe deformity correction, sports injuries including ligament reconstruction, and arthroscopy. Mr O'Flaherty's special interest is in the treatment of resistant cases of achilles injuries and tendinopathy. He works closely with sports physiotherapists to look after elite sportspeople.
Mr. O'Flaherty completed his medical degree (MB BCh BaO) at Queens University Belfast in 2002, after which he went on to pursue surgical training on the Northern Ireland Orthopaedic Higher Surgical Training scheme in 2007. He obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (Trauma & Orthopaedics) in 2012 and went on to take up a place on the prestigious Surrey Foot and Ankle Fellowship in London, continuing his surgical education.
He has a wide professional portfolio of qualifications including an MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine from the University of Bath. During this training in this field he worked with doctors and allied health professionals across sport and exercise medicine, including Premier League Football and Rugby Union. This training complements his current practice and he works with many high-level sportspersons including GAA players, Ulster Rugby, Ulster Hockey, NI Netball and Irish League Soccer.
Mr O'Flaherty currently works in Belfast at the Royal Victoria Hospital and Musgrave Park Hospital. He has an active role in research and has published his work in multiple journals. In addition, he received the Irish Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Prize for his work. His current topics of interest are sporting ankle injuries and achilles tendon and plantar fascia disorder. Mr O'Flaherty is also involved in medical education and regularly presents to GPs and other medical professionals in the field of trauma, foot, and ankle conditions.
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Mr O’Flaherty is very clear and inspires confidence. His explanation of the procedure, expectation of recovery time and progress was helpful and accurate. His bedside manner is also considerate and helpful.
I found Mr O’Flaherty to be emphatic, professional giving me confidence in the procedure and his ability.
Broke my foot whilst on holiday in 2022. When I got home, I was treated by Dr O’Flaherty and can honestly say the experience was excellent. He was very informative and gave me and my GP regular written updates in subsequent appointments regarding my recovery. Easily the best experience I have ever had regarding injury treatment in the health service. Would recommend Dr O’Flaherty to anyone with a similar injury.
Great experience, explained everything fully to me and so that i could understand all i needed to know
Very professional and friendly with top class explanation of the injury and surgery. He came to visit post surgery and again the following day.
Mr O Flaherty was excellent...friendly, explained everything in detail and very good at his job.
Mr O'Flaherty has a very calming manner and really put me at ease before my cheilectomy. He explained clearly the procedure in a way that didn't cause alarm and it went exactly as he described.
Everything explained in detail and in language that one could understand. Maurice put me totally at ease , he is a real gentleman and made me laugh too. I have to go back and have my other foot reconstructed soon and have no hesitation in doing this as I know Maurice and his team will look after me. The aftercare is second to none.
Whole experience excellent.
Got matter of fact diagnosis and help to fix the problem, pain has been treated without surgery, which was my fear.
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Foot and ankle surgery
Mr Paul Magill
What are Mr Maurice T O'Flaherty's reviews like?
Mr Maurice T O'Flaherty's overall patient rating is 4.99 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 30 reviews
What languages does Mr Maurice T O'Flaherty speak?
Mr Maurice T O'Flaherty speaks English
Where is Mr Maurice T O'Flaherty located?
Mr Maurice T O'Flaherty primarily practices at Kingsbridge Private Hospital Belfast, located at 801-815 Lisburn Road, Belfast, United Kingdom, BT9 7GX
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