Raheel Shariff

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Raheel is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
He has a dedicated special interest in disorders affecting the foot and ankle. His practise encompasses the latest evidence based treatment options both surgical and nonsurgical in his chosen subspeciality.


Raheel completed his basic and higher surgical training at Merseyside, having successfully obtained the FRCS (Tr & Orth) in 2012.
His skills and expertise in foot and ankle surgery are a culmination of fellowships of international repute:

Fellowship experience

Foot & Ankle Fellowship, Institute of Foot & Ankle Reconstruction, Mercy Medical Centre, Baltimore USA (July 2013 to Dec 2013)

He has undertaken a highly sought after fellowship at Baltimore USA, under the world renowned surgeon Dr Mark Myerson in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. This included experience in the surgical management of complex foot and ankle deformities and reconstructive procedures.

Limb Reconstruction Fellowship at Royal Liverpool University Hospital (August 2014 to Feb 2015)

Raheel has also undertaken a limb reconstruction fellowship tailored to foot and ankle surgery at the internationally renowned Limb reconstruction unit under Mr Durai Nayagam, Mr Badri Narayan and Mr Nikolas Giotakis. This has given him a sound grounding in the use of fine wire frames for complex foot and ankle deformity and trauma surgery.
Being dual fellowship trained in foot and ankle surgery, he is experienced in ankle replacements, revision (redo) ankle replacements, correction of flat feet and high arched feet deformities, minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for the foot and for the ankle, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy, extra corporeal shockwave therapy, sports injuries, enhanced recovery regimes as well as bunion and lesser toe surgery.
He has also published his research widely in peer reviewed journals and presented his work at meetings both nationally and internationally.
He is regularly invited as a contributing author for the 'Foot & Ankle Clinics of North America'. He is also faculty on national foot & ankle courses for speciality orthopaedic trainees.

Areas of Interest

  • Ankle arthritis – Total ankle replacements
  • Achilles tendon disorders– including tendonitis, acute and chronic rupture reconstruction
  • Ankle Arthroscopy for osteochondral lesions of the ankle
  • Sporting injuries to the foot and ankle– ligament reconstruction and arthroscopic techniques
  • Bunions
  • Arthritis of the big toe
  • Lesser toe deformities
  • Adult flatfoot deformity correction
  • Cavovarus (high arched) foot deformity correction
  • Plantar fasciitis – surgical stretching
  • Management of the sequelae of traumatic injuries to the foot and ankle
  • Management of sequelae of infection of the foot and ankle

Outside of medicine, Mr Shariff enjoys swimming, golf and playing cricket with his three kids.