Dr. Ravi Trehan

Acting Medical Director of Research
Senior Consultant, Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery
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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.

Doctor can help with

  • Arthroscopic management of shoulder problems
  • Arthroplasty of shoulder
  • Elbow conditions
  • Elbow arthroplasty
  • Complex upper limb trauma
  • Arthroscopic management of knee problems
  • Arthroplasty of knee
  • Management of all types of limb fractures and dislocations

Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Member - British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • Member - British Elbow and Shoulder Society (BESS)
  • Member - British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Member - AO Trauma
  • Member - Committee On Trauma, American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Member - Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA)

Licences and certifications

  • Licensed, The Department of Health (DOH), UAE
  • Licensed, the General Medical Council (GMC), UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCSGlasg, T&O)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, UK (MRCSGlasg)
  • Master of Science (MSc), International Healthcare Management & Leadership Manchester Business School, UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, Cambridge University, UK
  • Diplomate of National Board (DNB), Orthopedics
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Orthopaedics (Gold Medal)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Kanpur University, India

Training and work experience

  • Senior Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery, Acting Medical Director of Research

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Medical Director, Admission Transfer Center & Referring Physician Office

    Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), UAE

  • Adjunct Associate Professor

    College of Medicine and Health Sciences - Khalifa University & Gulf Medical University, UAE

  • Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon & Acting Head of the Department

    Nation Hospital, UAE

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

    Faculty of Medicine - Sharjah University, UAE

  • Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery

    East Surrey Hospital, UK

  • Consultant, Orthopedic Surgery

    Grantham & District Hospital, UK

  • Locum Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon

    Barts Health Care NHS Trust, UK

  • Higher Surgical Training: London Southwest Thames Rotation Program

    St. Georges Rotation, UK

  • Clinical Research Fellow, Orthopedics

    Croydon University Hospital, UK

Education

  • Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)

    UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS, T&O)

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCSGlasg, T&O)

  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

    UK (MRCSGlasg)
  • Master of Science (MSc), International Healthcare Management & Leadership Manchester Business School

    UK
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education

    Cambridge University, UK
  • Diplomate of National Board (DNB), Orthopedics

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Orthopaedics (Gold Medal)

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

    Kanpur University, India

Awards and recognitions

  • Guinness World Record for the most authors (15,025) on a single peer-reviewed paper

  • First Class Honours, PG Certificate in Medical Education

    Cambridge University, UK
  • Merit Award, Master’s in International Healthcare Leadership

    Manchester Business School, UK
  • Gold Medal, D.Orth examination - awarded for best performance

    India
  • First Position, Postgraduate diploma examination in orthopedics

    India
  • X Ray Quiz Winner, Sam Simmonds Regional Meeting

    London, UK
  • Best Poster Prize

    Mayday Annual Research & Development Day, UK
  • Best Poster Prize, Mayday Annual Research & Development Day

    London, UK

Publications