Rafik Yassa

Rafik Yassa is an award-winning consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee conditions and procedures. His training includes completing the prestigious A-O Fellowship in Germany.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesMBBCH, MSc, MRCS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)
SpecialisationHip and Knee
Experience14 years
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Rafik Yassa


Rafik Yassa is a highly experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee procedures. Mr Yassa has led innovation and the introduction of new services related to Trauma and Knee surgery at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In addition to his busy clinical and surgical practice, he is also active in research, with numerous publications to his name. He has also undertaken national and international presentations on knee surgery and trauma. Furthermore, he has been selected to develop the Paediatric Knee Service at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital RMCH. Patients describe him as calm, dependable and professional.


  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust since December 2019.
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Oaklands Hospital Manchester
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Alexandra Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Highfield Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at MFT (Manchester Royal Infirmary)


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, Edge Hill University, UK 2016
  • M.Sc. in Trauma and Orthopaedics Assiut University Hospitals, Egypt 2002
  • MRCS (Royal College of Surgeons England) Royal College of Surgeons England 2008
  • QUESP (Qualified Educational & Clinical Supervisor Program), Deanery, UK 2013
  • Postgraduate Module in Medical Leadership Edge Hill University, UK 2018
  • FRCS (Tr&Orth) FRCS (Tr&Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2018
  • Honorary Pelvic and Acetabular Fellowship Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 2020
  • A-O Fellowship Krankenhaus der Barmerzigen Brüder, Germany. 2007
  • Charnley Latta Travelling Knee Fellowship Dr. David Dejour, LyonOrthoClinic, Lyon, France 2019
  • Post CCT DePuy Knee Fellowship York Teaching Hospital 2019

Awards and achievements

  • 2016 TLA Medicolegal Prize at British Trauma Society Meeting

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC) 7057529
  • British Medical Association BMA

Specialist surgical interests


Ramsay Oaklands Hospital

I B H Oaklands Hospital

19 Lancaster Rd


M6 8AQ

Manchester Royal Infirmiry

Oxford Rd


M13 9WL

Circle Alexandra Hospital

Mill Lane




Circle Highfield Hospital

Manchester Rd


OL11 4LZ


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