Mr Nicholas Ward

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle

About me

Nicholas Ward was born in Leicestershire, educated at Loughborough Grammar School and went to Leeds Medical School. He joined Frimley Park Hospital in September 2010 as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot & ankle surgery. He graduated from Medical school in 1996 and having joined the army spent 2 years in Germany looking after the soldiers and families of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards. He has subsequently served as an orthopaedic surgeon in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and South Sudan.

He carried out his basic surgical training at Frimley Park Hospital, before entering higher specialist orthopaedic training in Wessex & Oxford. He is fellowship trained, having undertaken specialist foot & ankle fellowships in Oxford, at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, and in Portsmouth. He has lectured on foot & ankle surgery both nationally and internationally. He has published papers both on foot & ankle surgery and trauma within international journals.

His special interests are in arthroscopic surgery, forefoot surgery, rheumatoid arthritis and sports injuries. He covers all aspects of foot & ankle surgery in his NHS practice, and is part of a multi disciplinary team involved with treating diabetic foot problems. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS), the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), and the Combined Services Orthopaedic Society (CSOS).

Nicholas is married with three children. He enjoys running, skiing, gardening and clay pigeon shooting, when his three children permit!

Areas of interest

Arthritis; Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Sports injuries; Arthroscopy; Ankle pain; Foot pain; Forefoot reconstruction; plantar fasciitis; Bunion surgery; Achilles tendonitis; Foot and ankle trauma; Neuroma; Tendon problems.

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Procedures completed

  • T7250

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for achilles tendonitis - (5-50)

    Spire Clare Park Hospital (5-50)

  • A7350

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (1-5)

    Spire Clare Park Hospital (1-5)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

    Spire Clare Park Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

    Spire Clare Park Hospital (1-5)

  • W0850

    Partial excision of bone (including exostoses) - (1-5)

    Spire Clare Park Hospital (1-5)

  • XR940

    Retrieval of foreign body under X-ray guidance - (1-5)

  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (1-5)

    Spire Clare Park Hospital (1-5)

  • W0860

    Metatarso-phalangeal cheilectomy - unilateral, as sole procedure - (1-5)

  • W1040

    Osteotomy of short bone of foot (excluding hallux valgus and including internal fixation) - (1-5)

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