Mr Hassouna is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Circle Reading Hospital, specialising in knee (soft tissue and arthroplasty) and hip arthroplasty surgery.
Mr Hassouna qualified in 1996 from National University of Ireland. He completed his basic surgical training in Ireland and then moved to the UK in 2004. He had higher orthopaedic training in the South West region of London.
In 2015, Mr Hassouna undertook a Royal College of surgeon approved Sport injury and arthroplasty fellowship in Ashford and St Peter’s Hospital. This fellowship encompassed all aspects of elective and trauma knee and hip surgery. He worked with three different consultant knee and hip surgeons covering soft tissue reconstruction and joint replacement/revision. He also undertook 12 months of specialist fellowship training in knee surgery at Circle Bath Hospital under the tutelage of Mr Neil Bradbury.
Mr Hassouna lives in Guildford, Surrey, and is married with three kids. He regularly plays 5-a-side football and is an avid fan of Arsenal F.C. He also enjoys cycling and swimming.
Year of first medical qualification
Special clinical interests
Total knee replacement
Unicompartmental knee replacement
Arthroscopic knee soft tissue reconstruction
Total Hip replacement
Mr Hassouna has a particular interest in knee preserving procedures. He is a keen researcher and has had work published in peer review journals. Mr Hassouna is currently running a research project covering knee surgery (meniscal scaffolding). He has been involved in teaching on various orthopaedic courses.
General Medical Council
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Member of Medical Protection Society
Publications and Presentations
Tourniquet use in TKR: A Potential Predictor of Postoperative Pain Scores in Males and Females: 2107, 7(4): 188-194.
Arthroscopic Ankle Treatment: 5 Year Survival Analysis: H. Hassouna, S. Kumar, S. Bendall. Acta Orthopedica Belgica, 2007; 73:737-740
Calcaneal fractures: Hazem Hassouna. Published in JBJS (Br) Online, as Letter to Editor Feb. 2005.
Triple Arthrodesis: Is bone graft necessary: Hazem Hassouna. Published in JBJS (Br) Online as Letter to Editor April 2005.
Variation in the management of Morton’s Metatarsalgia: H. Hassouna, D. Singh. The Foot, 2005; 15(3): 149-153
Technical Note: Ankle distraction device in IM nailing of tibial fracture: H. Hassouna. Injury Extra, Volume 37, Issue 2 , February 2006, Page 64
Morton’s metatarsalgia: pathogenesis, aetiology and current management: H. Hassouna, D. Singh: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica, 2005; 71: 646-655.
Ultrasound in the assessment of Morton’s metatarsalgia: Clinical correlation: H. Hassouna, D. Singh. Suomen Ortopedia ja Traumatologia 2005; 28(3):360-3
Elite sport after hip fracture: a case report. Q Bismil, H Hassouna CPJ Wood, DM Ricketts. Injury Extra 2006; 37: 343-344
Clinical and user-friendly classification of traumatic digital nerve injuries of hand. S. Kumar, H. Hassouna, S Penematsa. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 2007; 127(7): 527-30
Ultrasound guided steroid injection in the treatment of interdigital neuralgia. H. Hassouna, D. singh, H. Taylor, S. Johnson. Acta Orthop Belgica, 2007; 73: 224-229
MRSA in spinal cord injury: The effect on patient rehabilitation: H. Hassouna, E. Ul Haq and A. Gall. Acta Orthopedica Belgica 2008; 74, 528-530
June 2004 : Variations in the Management of Morton’s Metatarsalgia”. H. Hassouna, D. Singh: 53rd Annual Continental Surgeons Course, Stanmore.
November 2005 : Ultrasound in the assessment of Morton’s metatarsalgia: Clinical correlation”. H. Hassouna, D. Singh, S. Johnson: The Finnish Orthopaedic Annual Conference, Helsinki, Finland.
May 2006: Arthroscopic Ankle Treatment: 5 Year Survival Analysis: H.Hassouna, S. Bendall. British Orthopaedic Specialists Association (BOSA), Wrightington
May 2006: The Results of Ultrasound Guided Steroid Injection in the Treatment of Interdigital Neuralgia. H. Hassouna, D. Singh, H. Taylor, S. Johnson. British Orthopaedic Specialists Association (BOSA), Wrightington
Sept 2006: Arthroscopic Ankle Debridement: 5 Year Survival Analysis: H.Hassouna, S. Bendall. Presentation at the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) conference, Glasgow.
Oct. 2006: MRSA Colonisation in Spinal Cord Injury: Implications on Patients Care: H. Hassouna, E. Ulhaq, A. Gall. Presented at the British Trauma Society (BTS) conference, Leeds.