He performs over 150 hip arthroscopy (keyhole) procedures a year and has designed a comprehensive rehabilitation program to complement that surgery. He performs the full range of hip replacement surgery from young patients with childhood disease to older patients who wish to maintain an active lifestyle. He regularly treats high-level athletes, ranging from dedicated amateurs to Commonwealth, World Championship and Olympic competitors. He regularly treats professional athletes from sports including football, rugby, taekwondo, squash and athletics.
Professor Fehily studied medicine at Trinity College Dublin and completed his initial surgical training both there and in the UK. He underwent specialist orthopaedic training in the North West of England and has a strong interest in research and training. During his training, he gained a Masters in Orthopaedic Engineering and published in the leading orthopaedic journals. He is an Honorary Professor at Salford University and is involved in teaching at both a regional and national basis.