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Dr. Lucia Heras


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Dr. Lucia Heras

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Specialized in Hand Surgery

  • Qualification: MD
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Credentials:

  • Licenciate in Medicine and Surgery, Madrid, Spain
  • Bristish Certificate of training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, UK
  • Spanish Certificate of Specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Honour Certificate of “Caballero” professor given by F/SLAOT (Federacion of Societies and Associations Latinoamericans of Trauma and Ortopaedic Surgery)

Professional Experience:

  • Senior Consultant Hand and Orthopaedic Surgeon in Medcare Hospital for 2 years and previously for 3 years at SKMC in Abu Dhabi.
  • Senior Consultant Hand & Orthopaedic Surgeon in Newham University Hospital, Chairman of the Hand Unit, London, UK for 12 years before came to UAE
  • Lecturer for St. Bartholomew and London University for 10 years, London, UK
  • Examiner for the PLAB for the GMC for 10 years.
  • Expert in Fitness for Practice, in cases of malpractice in Orthopaedics, working for the General Medical Council for 8 years.
  • Training in Hand Surgery in UK, Spain and Kentucky for 4 years, after finish my Orthopaedic and Trauma Specialty training.
  • Training in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery in Spain previous to move to UK for 10 years.

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member of the Spanish Society for Hand Surgery.
  • Member of the European Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
  • Member of the Spanish Cosmetic Society 
  • Member of the General Medical Council, UK

Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:

  • Diagnosis and management of Rheumatic Hands, Arthritis with or without joint replacement implantation. Posttraumatic joint replacements.
  • Congenital hand deformities. Dupuytren diseases, Periferal nerve compression, peripheral nerve surgery.
  • Tendons repair, tendons reconstruction, tendons transposition.
  • Management of tenosynovitis, tendinitis and results of repetitive movements.
  • Ligament repair. Ligament reconstruction. SLIL (Scapholunate interosseo ligament) repair or reconstruction. TFCC repair or reconstruction.
  • Carpal stabilization. Carpal bone fixation. Scaphoid fracture, Scaphoid non-union or mal union.
  • Partial wrist Arthrodesis or Total wrist arthrodesis, proximal carpetectomy.
  • Wrist Arthroscopy and treatment.
  • Fracture fixation: wrist, elbow, forearm, metacarpal phalangeas (fingers in general) in children and adults.
  • Sequels of previous operations. Deformities hand and fingers.
  • Removal of benign or malignant tumors, or lumps in the hand/wrist

Contact

Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery

PO Box: 114448, Dubai - Sheikh Zayed Rd, United Arab Emirates

Email: [javascript protected email address]
Phone: +971 4 407 0100
Fax: +971 4 407 0101