FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)
Miss McMahon is Consultant Orthopaedic and Limb Reconstruction Surgeon at Great Ormond Street, having started her consultant career at the Royal Free. Her major interest is in deformity correction and limb reconstruction, working in a professional team to guide children and their families to bespoke solutions for problems that were evident at birth,or developed after an accident or infection, and enabling children to reach their full potential.
She graduated from UCL Medical School with distinction in 2003, having also taken a first class honours in the History of Medicine during her time there. After training in London and Edinburgh, her surgical rotations were based at Barts and the London, focused on children’s orthopaedics, trauma and deformity.
Sarah is interested in organising and improving hospital care for patients, and was a Darzi Clinical Leadership Fellow to NHS London in 2011/12.
She completed her surgical training, having won both major research prizes for the Royal London Hospital Rotation, in 2017, after which she undertook the National Fellowship in Children’s Orthopaedics between GOSH and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and a further Fellowship in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction at King’s, before taking up her consultant post.
She lives with her family in London and, in a former life, she trained horses, and was awarded a scholarship to play College Tennis in America.