Mr Khalid Malik

Consultant - Trauma and Orthopaedic

Mr Malik is a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant with a sub-specialist interest in hip and knee arthroplasty. His surgical expertise include primary hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement, periprosthetic fractures and management of extremity trauma.

He was appointed as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Consultant at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust in 2023. His clinical practice is based at Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital. He is part of the trauma on-call team and leads regular trauma operating lists at Conquest Hospital. His elective practice encompasses the management of painful arthritic conditions of the hip and knee, fractures around hip and knee replacements and problematic hip and knee replacements (infection, loosening and instability).

Mr Malik graduated from Imperial College London, School of Medicine (ICSM) in 2012. He undertook his Foundation training in London and Core Surgical Training in Yorkshire. He completed his 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, he received extensive training in primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty and developed expertise in managing complex hip and knee disorders, revision arthroplasty, impaction bone grafting, custom hip and knee replacements and direct anterior approach of the hip. He was awarded the British Hip Society Travelling Fellowship Bursary in 2023, which facilitated his visitation to the adult reconstruction department at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Mr Malik completed a master’s degree in Orthopaedic Trauma Sciences with Distinction from Queen Mary University, London. He has a strong track record in clinical research, quality improvement and education and training. Mr Malik has authored over 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his work at national and international conferences. His 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” (, through which he has imparted invaluable knowledge to hundreds of students from various medical schools nationally. He is a Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers (MFSTEd) of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is part of the CCRiSP and BSS course faculty for the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He holds a position as an undergraduate examiner at Queen Mary University, London. Mr Malik’s dedication to surgical training has earned him the coveted “Trainer of the Year” accolade twice during his training years (2013 – Barts Health, 2017 – East Kent Hospitals) and a nomination for the prestigious ASiT “Silver Suture” award in 2023.

Mr Malik takes immense pride in upholding an unwavering commitment to ensuring patient satisfaction in his clinical practice. He places clear communication, empathy, and collaborative decision-making at the heart of his interactions with patients. Mr. Malik’s primary focus lies in ensuring his patients possess a thorough understanding of their medical conditions, while actively involving them in the shared decision-making process for their treatment.

Membership of professional bodies

  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • British Hip Society (BHS)
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MFSTEd)

Medical qualifications attained

  • BSc (Hons) Haematology – Imperial College London, 2010
  • MBBS – Imperial College London, 2012
  • MRCS – Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2015
  • MSc Orthopaedic Trauma Sciences  – Queen Mary University, London,  2016
  • FRCS – Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2021