Dr. Ravi Trehan, FRCSOrth, MRCS, DNB, D Orth, MBBS, MSc, PGCME is a senior consultant orthopedic and trauma surgeon and medical director of admission and transfer centre and referring physician office and the acting medical director of Research at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC) in Abu Dhabi.
An esteemed orthopedic physician with over three decades of experience, Dr. Trehan embodies a patient-centric philosophy, placing their health at the forefront of his practice. Hailing from the United Kingdom, he is a highly trained surgeon with a specialization in arthroscopy, arthroplasty and trauma surgery. He performed the SSMC’s first navigation and artificial intelligence-assisted robotic reverse shoulder replacement. Dr. Trehan’s exceptional qualifications include double fellowships and prestigious trauma fellowships in Germany and Austria, underscoring his commitment to excellence.
Dr. Trehan is a prolific researcher with a portfolio of publications and ongoing research projects. As co-chair of the IRB committee, he further exemplifies his dedication to ethical and evidence-based medical practice. An ardent educator, he holds adjunct positions as an associate professor at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi and Gulf Medical University in Ajman. His influence extends to the Royal College of England, where he serves as an examiner, hosting the first-ever MRCS exam in Abu Dhabi at SSMC.
Dr. Trehan’s commitment to continuous professional development is evident in his academic achievements, including a master’s in international healthcare management and leadership from Manchester Business School and a recent completion of a Postgraduate certificate in medical education from Cambridge University.
In addition to his clinical and academic pursuits, Dr. Trehan has held various management roles, expertly leading teams and contributing to the successful establishment. Currently, he actively participates in multiple hospital committees at SSMC, including overseeing the patient Admission and Transfer Center, and Referring Physician Office, as Medical; Director, exemplifying his dedication to patient safety and evidence-based clinical practices.
Beyond his medical career, Dr. Trehan has demonstrated his altruism through involvement in charity projects in India and has received recognition, including a Silver Jubilee award from his medical school in 2015, for his outstanding national and international contributions.
Dr. Ravi Trehan’s unwavering commitment to excellence, patient-centered care, and continuous improvement sets him apart as a leader in the field of orthopedics, hospital management and medical education.