Dr. Tarek Abuzakuk is a highly experienced orthopedic surgeon with over 30 years of expertise in the field. He has worked as a consultant for 23 years and holds licenses from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and the General Medical Council (GMC) in the United Kingdom.

Dr. Abuzakuk specializes in trauma, lower limb joint replacement and revisions, and sports medicine in the lower limbs. He has a particular interest in providing immediate care to patients recovering from major injuries and witnessing their progress towards full recovery. In the realm of sports medicine, he works closely with athletes and sports enthusiasts, helping them recover from injuries and return to their activities. Dr. Abuzakuk also focuses on joint replacement and revision surgeries, positively impacting the lives of individuals suffering from chronic pain and limited mobility.

His patient care approach is centered around combining medical expertise, compassion, and a commitment to achieving the best outcomes. Dr. Abuzakuk’s approach stands out due to his patient-centered care, comprehensive evaluation, effective communication, collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, commitment to continuous learning, and compassionate approach.

To stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Abuzakuk attends conferences and workshops, engages in continuing medical education (CME), reads peer-reviewed journals, joins professional associations and societies, collaborates with peers, and embraces technology and digital resources.

Dr. Abuzakuk finds fulfillment in restoring health, mobility, and hope to his patients. He enjoys the complexity and variety of orthopedic surgery cases, and the continuous advancements and opportunities for professional growth in his field. Collaboration with other healthcare professionals and witnessing the transformative impact on patients’ lives further motivates him.

Patient education and empowerment are integral to Dr. Abuzakuk’s practice. He employs strategies such as effective communication, visual aids, shared decision-making, written materials, digital tools, and a supportive team to ensure patients are actively involved in their treatment plans.

Dr. Abuzakuk’s educational background includes orthopedic training in Ireland, where he completed the orthopedic specialty exam (FRCS Tr&Orth) and obtained a diploma in sports medicine. He further pursued specialized training through hip and knee joint replacement and revision arthroplasty fellowships at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, UK. He holds a certificate of completion (CCT) of orthopedic training from Northwest London Deanery. Following his training, he was appointed as an orthopedic consultant with a special interest in sports medicine and joint replacement at the Royal Derby Hospital.

Dr. Abuzakuk has conducted research, published papers in peer-reviewed journals, and presented at local and international meetings and conferences. He actively participates in scientific committees for conferences such as the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) and the MENA National Orthopaedic Congress.

Notably, Dr. Abuzakuk introduced and advised the use of the Rosa robotic-assisted total knee replacement, showcasing his commitment to innovation and utilizing cutting-edge techniques in his field. Further details and research papers on this innovative technique can be provided upon request.


Conditions he Treat.

Operations & Surgeries.


Explore a comprehensive list of operations and surgeries showcasing Dr. Tarek’s specialized expertise, delivering effective treatments and optimal patient outcomes.
  • Total hip replacement

  • Revision total hip replacement

  • Avascular necrosis of femoral head treatment.

  • Fractures around the hip treatment (Fracture neck of femur, intertrochanteric fractures)

  • Total knee replacement (robotic-assisted, custom-made and 3-D printed knees)

  • Revision total knee replacement

  • Avascular necrosis of femoral head treatment.

  • Fractures around the hip treatment (Fracture neck of femur, intertrochanteric fractures)

  • Total knee replacement (robotic-assisted, custom-made and 3-D printed knees)

  • Revision total knee replacement

  • Carpal tunnel, trigger finger treatment

  • Toes corrective surgeries (Hallux valgus, lesser toes deformities)

  • Upper and lower limb trauma and fractures using plates, screws and intermedullary nails

  • Knee arthroscopies and meniscal repairs

  • Knee arthroscopies and meniscectomies

  • Arthroscopic anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction

  • Revision ACL reconstruction

  • Articular surface treatment (Cartilage transfer procedures)
  • Knee cap/patella dislocations and patellar tendon pathology

  • Multiple ligament injury of knee – repair and reconstruction

  • Deformity correction around the knee, bow leg/knock knee

  • Knee joint preservation surgery, tibial/femoral osteotomy

  • Achilles tendon repair/reconstruction

  • Ankle instability treatment, ankle impingement, ankle arthroscopy (keyhole) surgery

  • Joint injections (Stem cells, PRP, Hyaluronic acid, steroids)

With a focus on precision and patient-centered care, Dr.Tarek consistently achieves exceptional results in a wide range of complex procedures !



With a commitment to ongoing learning and professional growth, Dr. Tarek maintains the highest standards of expertise in their field.
  • MBBCh | بكالوريوس الطب والجراحة

  • FRCS | زميل في الكلية الملكية للجراحين

  • دبلوم في طب الرياضة
  • FRCS (T&O) | زميل في الكلية الملكية للجراحين (الإصابات وجراحة العظام)، اللجنة المشتركة للإصابات وجراحة العظام

  • CCT | شهادة إتمام التدريب



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