Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, BSc, MSc, MFSTEd, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
General Medical Council Number: 7293864
Mr Khalid Malik is a fellowship-trained Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant with a sub-specialist interest in hip and knee replacement surgery. His surgical expertise includes primary hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, and periprosthetic fractures.
Mr Malik was appointed as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust in 2023. His elective practice encompasses the management of painful arthritic conditions of the hip and knee, and problematic hip and knee replacements (infection, loosening and instability). Mr Malik adopts a personalised approach to patient care, employing proven surgical techniques and technology to ensure the best possible results for his patients. He plays an active role in his patients’ rehabilitation, collaborating with physiotherapists, aiming for enhanced recovery and successful return to activity for his patients.
Mr Malik graduated from Imperial College London, School of Medicine (ICSM) in 2012. He then completed higher speciality training in Kent, Surrey & Sussex in 2022. After receiving the certificate of completion of training (CCT), he undertook specialist fellowship training at the prestigious Wrightington Hospital, internationally renowned as the birthplace of modern hip arthroplasty. During his fellowship, Mr Malik received extensive training in primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery and developed expertise in managing complex hip and knee disorders, revision surgery, impaction bone grafting, custom hip and knee replacements and direct anterior approach of the hip. Mr Malik was awarded the British Hip Society Travelling Fellowship Bursary in 2023, which facilitated his visitation to the orthopaedic unit at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, a centre of excellence for hip and knee replacement surgery.
Mr Malik completed a master’s degree in Orthopaedic Trauma Sciences with Distinction from Queen Mary University, London. He has a keen interest in clinical research, quality improvement, and education and training. He has authored over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his work at national and international conferences. Mr Malik’s research projects received the EFORT Jacques Duparc Award and the British Hip Society President’s Prize in 2022. He continues to serve as a reviewer for several journals, including “Injury” and “Journal of Joint and Arthroscopic Surgery”.
Mr Malik is passionate about training the next generation of Surgeons. He is the founder of a national orthopaedic teaching collaborative “CollabORTHO” (www.collabortho.org), that has delivered orthopaedic teaching to hundreds of students from various medical schools nationally. Mr Malik is a Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (MFSTEd) of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and holds a position as an undergraduate examiner at Queen Mary University, London. He is involved in the delivery of the regional orthopaedic registrar training programme in Kent, Surrey & Sussex, and an accredited mentor to several future orthopaedic surgeons. Mr Malik was awarded “Trainer of the Year” twice during his training years (2013 – Barts Health, 2017 – East Kent Hospitals) and was nominated for the prestigious ASiT “Silver Suture” award in 2023.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Khalid Malik include:
Revision hip replacement
Partial knee replacement
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust