Michael George Uglow

Dr. Michael George Uglow Director of Paley Middle East Clinic and Consultant Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Years of Experience : 33

Nationality : United Kingdom

Languages Known : English



Dr. Michael George Uglow has 33 years of experience in the field of orthopedics with various prestigious institutions. He’s an expert in pediatric foot deformities, limb length discrepancy, deformity correction, pediatric trauma and emergency services, foot and ankle disorders along with arthroplasty, sports injuries, orthopedic services, and lower limb abnormalities for patients of all ages. Prior to joining Paley Middle East Clinic, Abu Dhabi, he worked as a Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi. He began his career as a Senior House Officer at Southampton General Hospital.

Research & Publications

  • “Repeated Pelvic Radiographs in Infants, After Harness Treatment for Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip, Carry Very Low Radiation Risk” Elizabeth Vogel, Thomas Leaver, Fiona Wall, Ben Johnson, Michael Uglow, Alexander Aarvold Indian Journal of Orthopaedics (2021) 55:1543–1548
  • “Radiation Risk from Repeated Imaging in Paediatric Limb Deformity Correction is Minimal.” T Leaver, B Johnson, J Lampard, A. Aarvold, M Uglow Bone Joint J 2019; 101-B(3):241-245
  • Contributor to 3 chapters in: “Apley & Solomon’s System of Orthopaedics & Trauma” 10th edition, 2018. Ed Blom, Warwick & Whitehouse. Chapters 21, 25 & 26
  • “Percutaneous Paediatric Foot & Ankle Surgery” MG Uglow Foot Ankle Clin N Am 2016;21:577–594
  • “Outcome of distal tibial physeal injuries” Seel E, Noble S, Clarke N, Uglow M J Ped Ortho B 2011;20(4):242-248
  • “Ankle Arthroscopy in Children” Vasukutty N, Akrawi H, Theruvil B, Uglow M Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2011; 93:232-35
  • “Comparison of Ponseti versus surgical treatment in congenital talipes equinovarus” Clarke NM, Uglow MG, Valentine KM J Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Sep-Oct;50(5):529-34
  • "Does the Pirani score predict relapse in clubfoot?" Vitali Goriainov, Julia Judd and Mike Uglow Journal of Children's Orthopaedics 2010;4(5):439-444
  • “Congenital Talipes Equinovarus” Uglow M. In: Oxford Textbook of Trauma & Orthopaedics 2010. Ed Bulstrode et al. Chapter 13.21,1592-95
  • “Residual Clubfoot in Children” Uglow M, Kurup H. Foot Ankle Clin N Am 15 (2010) 245–264
  • “Association of physeal growth arrest and limb amputation following meningococcal septicaemia in children” H. Akrawi · M. Uglow Bone 2009;45:S2:S79-80
  • “Relapse rates following staged surgery in the treatment of recalcitrant talipes equinovarus: 9 to 16 year outcome study” Uglow MG, Senbaga N, Pickard R, Clarke NMP Journal of Children’s Orthopaedics 2007 Vol 1;2:115-19
  • “Wound problems in surgery for talipes equinovarus” Uglow MG Int J Lower extremity wounds 2005;4(4):242-8
  • “Flexible intramedullary nailing of displaced diaphyseal forearm fractures in children” Kapoor V, Theruvil B, Edwards SE, Taylor GR, Clarke NM, Uglow MG Injury 2005 Oct;36(10):1221-5
  • “The management of slipped capital femoral epiphysis” MG Uglow, NMP Clarke JBJS 2004;86-B:631-5
  • “Bilateral asymmetrical Brodie’s abscess” HV Kurup, MG Uglow European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology Jan 2005 Volume 15; 2: 145-147
  • “Distal radio-ulnar joint subluxation following intramedullary nailing of the radius in a child.” V Kapoor, B Theruvil, D Warwick, M Uglow JBJS 2004;86-B:592-4
  • “Graduated compression stockings reduce the venous velocity augmentation of foot pumps” Higgs D, Uglow M, Fail T J R Nav Med Serv 2004;90(3):142-6
  • “Clinical and functional outcome of relapse surgery in severe congenital talipes equinovarus.” A R Harvey, M G Uglow, N M P Clarke. JPO [B] 2003;12:49-55
  • “Effect of low intensity ultrasound stimulation in a distraction osteogenesis model in skeletally immature rabbits.” M G Uglow, M Hile, J Briody, L Bilston, D G Little. Clin Orthop. 2003;417:303-12
  • “Two stage surgery for congenital talipes equinovarus.” M G Uglow, N M P Clarke. JBJS 2000;82-B:739-743
  • “The functional outcome of two-stage surgery for congenital talipes equinovarus.” M G Uglow, N M P Clarke. JPO [Am] 2000;20:517-523
  • "Congenital dislocation of the hip in extra-uterine pregnancy." M G Uglow, N M P Clarke. JBJS 1996;78-B:751-3
  • “Kocher’s painless reduction of anterior dislocation of the shoulder: A prospective randomised trial.” M G Uglow. Injury 1998;Vol 29,2:135-137.
  • “A novel indication for humeral nailing.” M G Uglow, I W Barlow, J A Robertson. Injury 1997;Vol 28,5-6,415-417

Education & Training

  • MBBS
  • FRCS
  • CCST
  • FRCS (Trauma and Orthopedics)


  • Pediatric Foot Deformities: Clubfoot, Flatfoot, Cavus Foot
  • Limb Length Discrepancy: Limb Lengthening and Equalisation Surgery, External Fixation, Internal Lengthening Nails Deformity Correction of Lower & Upper Limbs: Guided Growth, Osteotomies
  • Pediatric Ankle Disorders: Fractures, Ankle Ligament Instability
  • Pediatric Hip Disorders: Hip Dysplasia, Slipped Epiphysis, Perthes
  • Pediatric Fracture Care
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Skeletal Dysplasia Surgery
  • Neuromuscular Disorders: Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida