Mr Omar Haddo

Mr Omar Haddo

MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth), BSc BMedSci

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon (Upper Limb)

Special Interests:

  • Trauma and sports injuries to the upper limb
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Shoulder impingement/tendonitis/bursitis
  • Shoulder dislocation/instability
  • Rotator cuff pathology/tears
  • Shoulder arthritis and replacement/resurfacing
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Elbow conditions/pain
  • Hand and wrist surgery


Mr Haddo is a consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics with a special interest in shoulder, elbow, hand and wrist surgery and upper limb sports injuries.

He treats all aspects of the upper limb involving elective and degenerative conditions, sports injuries and trauma, including fractures.

Mr Haddo is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Elbow and Shoulder Society and has published an extensive number of scientific papers and book chapters which are recognised by peers globally. He has also presented at many national and international meetings and is heavily involved in the teaching of trainee surgeons within Whittington Trust and has set up and led the London Shoulder Arthroplasty course. He has been a faculty member on various orthopaedic and shoulder courses and continues to be involved in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching.

Mr Haddo currently holds an NHS post at the Whittington Hospital, and practices privately at Highgate Hospital and The Wellington Hospital where he forms part of the leading team in the Shoulder and Elbow Unit. Mr Haddo specialises in arthroscopic shoulder and elbow surgery as well as should be resurfacing arthroplasty. He approaches each patient with his personal treatment philosophy:

"Whilst I Practice A Wide Range Of Surgical Techniques On The Shoulder, Elbow, Hand And Wrist, I Always Tailor The Treatment I Give To The Needs Of Each Individual."


Having studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, London, Mr Haddo also undertook a BSc in Clinical Sciences at St Mary’s Hospital, London (1995). He was later appointed to the Stanmore Orthopaedic Training Programme in 2002. His training gave him the opportunity to experience various aspects of orthopaedics including peripheral nerve repair, paediatric orthopaedics and bone tumour surgery at eminent institutions including Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedics Hospital.

Mr Haddo undertook a fellowship at the internationally renowned Reading Shoulder Unit, where he developed his skills in arthroscopic surgery and in shoulder resurfacing arthroplasty.

International Presentations

Prevalence Of Vitamin D Deficiency In Orthopaedic Trauma Patients In An Urban District General Hospital In London

EFORT Congress, June 2014

Dala-Ali B, Cantor K, Von Simson R, Haddo Omar

Superior functional results can be obtained treating displaced intracapsular hip fractures with modern metaphyseal fit uncemented hemiarthroplasty (poster)

EFORT Congress, June 2011

Pastides P, Haddo O, Anwar H, Saksena J

Modified percutaneous fixation (palm tree pinning) of fractures of the proximal humerus. (oral)

IOA (Israel): December 2007

Haddo O, Relwani J, Levy O

Hemiarthroplasty vs total shoulder arthroplasty for the Copeland cementless resurfacing arthroplasty. Functional outcome and survival analysis. (oral)

IOA (Israel): December 2007

Pearse E, Even T, Sforza G,Copeland S, Haddo O, Relwani J, Levy O

Resurfaced but not replaced. Glenoid treatment for Copeland resurfacing arthroplasty. (oral)

ICSES (Brazil): September 2007

Haddo O, Webb M, Raj D, Even T, Copeland S, Levy O

Validation of a patient-administered modification of the Constance-Murley score. (poster)

SECEC (Rome): September 2005

Mullett H, Massoud S, Haddo O, Levy O, Copeland S

Constrained vs unconstrained proximal humeral replacement. (poster)

ISOLS (Brazil): September 2003

Malik AK, Haddo O, Higgs D, Cannon SC, Briggs TWR

ACI; a two-year follow up. (oral)

EFORT (Helsinki): June 2003

Haddo O, Mahroof S, Higgs D, Pringle J, Cannon SR, Briggs TWR

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