Roger Haene


MB BCh, MRCS(Edin), FRCS(Tr&Orth), CCT(UK), Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon, Fellowship-Trained in Foot & Ankle Surgery at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, UAE

Professional Summary

MB BCh, MRCS(Edin), FRCS(Tr&Orth), CCT(UK)

Consultant Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon

Fellowship-trained in foot & ankle surgery

Work Experience

Dr. Roger Haene has 10 years of experience in Orthopaedic and trauma surgery.​

He trained in Orthopaedic surgery in Cambridge in the UK, with FRCS(Tr&Orth) in 2009 and CCT in 2010.

Dr. Roger Haene underwent further sub-specialist foot and ankle fellowship training in Toronto (Canada) and Dublin (Ireland) before being appointed as a consultant in 2011. He spent 7 years working as a consultant Orthopaedic surgeon in Canada. During this time he was Assistant Professor to the medical schools of Dalhousie University and Memorial University.

Since 2017 he lives in Abu Dhabi, and he works at Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City.

He has UK GMC registration on the specialist register, and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Trauma and Sports Injuries

Significant fracture experience with:

  • pilon fractures

  • ankle fractures

  • talus fractures

  • calcaneus fractures

  • midfoot fractures

  • Lisfranc fracture-dislocations Ilizarov frames for foot and ankle injuries Ankle arthroscopy

  • osteochondral injuries of the ankle (talus) Ligament injuries of the foot & ankle Tendon injuries of the foot & ankle

Deformity and Arthritis

Ankle replacement

Revision ankle replacement

Arthroscopic and open ankle fusions

Arthroscopic and open subtalar fusions

Flatfoot (pes planus)

High arch (pes cavus)

Diabetic Charcot reconstructions

Forefoot (bunions and hammer toes)

Tendons and Neuromuscular


  • achilles tendon repair

  • achilles reconstruction in delayed or recurrent cases

  • posterior tibial tendon dysfunction


  • balancing muscles around the foot in order to improve walking

  • tendon transfers

  • recessions and releases

  • after strokes, spinal injuries, or with cerebral palsy

Scientific Publications:

  • Intermediate outcomes of fresh talar osteochondral allografts for treatment of large osteochondral lesions of the talus. R Haene, E Qamirani, RA Story, E Pinsker, TR Daniels. JBJS 94 (12), 1105-1110

  • Fusion vs. Arthroplasty in the Treatment of Ankle Arthritis. TR Daniels, M Glazebrook, T Chin, RA Haene. Evidence-Based Orthopedics, 294-306

  • Prospective Clinical And Radiographic Intermediate Outcomes Of Fresh Talar Allografts For Large Osteochondral Talar Lesions. TR Daniels, R Haene, R Story, E Pinsker. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-british Volume 93, 581

  • Intermediate prospective clinical review of 113 Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacements (STAR). R Haene, T Daniels, M Penner, M Bridge, J Mayich. Orthopaedic Proceedings 94 (SUPP XXI), 137-137

  • Prospective clinical and radiographic intermediate outcomes of fresh talar allografts for large osteochondral talar lesions. TR Daniels, R Haene, R Story, E Pinsker. Orthopaedic Proceedings 93 (SUPP IV), 581-581

  • Superior gluteal artery rupture associated with an isolated fracture of the sacrum. M Lee, RA Haene, S Fonseka, V Khanduja. Injury 42 (7), 719-721

  • Reading the small print–labelling recommendations for orthopaedic implants. RA Haene, RS Sandhu, R Baxandall. The Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 91 (8), 653-657

  • Hip dysplasia and the torn acetabular labrum. RA Haene, M Bradley, RN Villar. Bone & Joint Journal 89 (10), 1289-1292

  • Hair tourniquet syndrome in an infant. RA Haene, M Loeffler. Bone & Joint Journal 89 (2), 244-245