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Dr Hatem Galal Said

Dr Hatem Galal Said

Consultant Sports Medicine Surgeon


Prof Hatem is a consultant in Arthroscopic surgery of the Hip Shoulder and Knee.  His fellowship on Shoulder Arthroscopy was in Birmingham UK, in 2005, after which he developed the shoulder service in Assiut and Upper Egypt, and has since operated thousands of shoulder injury cases from Bankart, Biceps and SLAP repairs, to Rotator Cuff injuries.


Prof Hatem in 2008 started the practice of Hip Arthroscopy and had his fellowship in Munich Germany in 2010. He has since developed the practice to become the leading Hip Arthroscopy surgeon in Egypt and the Middle East treating cases of FAI (Femoroacetabular Impingement) and Labral tears on a weekly basis.


Prof Hatem has a vast experience in treating knee problems from sports injuries like ACL reconstruction, Meniscal tears and multi- ligament knee injuries to advanced knee Osteoarthritis and TKA (Total knee Arthroplasty).


Prof Hatem has held many international positions and published lots of research in the field of Arthroscopy and Trauma.


He is currently the Head of the Arthroscopy Unit in Assiut University and is the Past Treasurer of SICOT (International Orthopedic Society). 





  • Hip Arthroscopy for FAI (Femoroacetabular Impingement), Labral tears and other chronic hip painful conditions.
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries: Arthroscopic Bankart Repairs for recurrent dislocations, Biceps Tendon injuries, SLAP repairs.
  • Shoulder Rotator Cuff tears and Shoulder Subacromial impingement 
  •  Knee Anterior and Posterior Cruciate ligament reconstructions.
  • Knee Meniscal tears and Repair.
  • Arthroplasty of the Knee, Hip and Shoulder for Osteoarthritis.