About the Doctor
Dr. Lucia Heras, earned her licenciate in medicine from University Complutense of Madrid. She received training and was qualified in general surgery and plastic surgery and did her specialization in trauma and orthopaedic surgery from Spain, Madrid and she continued her didactic intensification in orthopedics focusing on hand surgery in the United Kingdom, Spain and Kentucky, USA.
Moreover, Dr. Heras was a lecturer for many years for the St. Bartholomew and London University, UK, and she served at the General Medical Council, UK as an expert in fitness for practice, in cases of malpractice in orthopedics.
In addition she was a senior consultant hand and orthopaedic surgeon in Newham University Hospital, Chairman of the Hand Unit, London, UK for several years before coming to United Arab Emirates.
Dr. Heras also has a wide experience in diagnosis and management of rheumatic hands, arthritis with or without joint replacement implantation, and fracture fixation for wrist, elbow, forearm, and fingers in children and adults.
Before joining Burjeel Hospital in Dubai as a consultant orthopedic surgeon-hand surgery, she was a senior consultant hand and orthopedic surgeon in Medcare Hospital and previously worked in Shaikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi.
- Medical Degree, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
- Congenital hand deformities.
- Tendons repair, reconstruction, and transposition.
- Ligament repair. Ligament reconstruction..
- Wrist Arthroscopy and treatment.
- Fracture fixation: wrist, elbow, forearm, metacarpal phalangeas (fingers in general) in children and adults.
- Deformities hand and fingers.
- Hand/Wrist Tumors.
Burjeel Hospital for Advanced Surgery
- Al Dhafra Insurance
- AXA Insurance - Gulf
- Pentacare Read More
- Mobilie Saint Honore (MSH)
- Al Khazna Insurance
- Now Health International
- Abu Dhabi National Insurance (ADNIC)
- Dubai Insurance
- NextCare (Administrator)
- Daman, National Health Insurance
- Whealth International
- Al Buhaira National Insurance
- Iris Health Services
- Vidal Health (TPA)
- International SOS
- BUPA Arabia
- Gulf Agency Company
- Henner (TPA)
- JC MacDermott
- Best Doctors
- NAS (Administrator)
Licenses / Permits
- Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
- Member of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand
- Member of the Spanish Society for Hand Surgery
- Member of the European Society for Surgery of the Hand
- Member of the British Orthopaedic Association
- Member of the Spanish Cosmetic Society
- Member of the General Medical Council, UK