Mr Nazzar Tellisi

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle

About me

Mr Nazzar Tellisi took up the post as a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at Leeds General Infirmary and as senior clinical lecturer at the University of Leeds in January 2011.

He has gained a great deal of skill and experience in the management and surgical treatment of trauma and orthopaedic conditions during his career to date. Mr Tellisi has received advanced training at the Hospital for Special Surgery in the USA. As a clinical fellow within the foot and ankle service at the Hospital, Mr Tellisi's training was focused on adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery with exposure to paediatric foot problems and complex foot and ankle trauma.

Mr Tellisi spent an additional year in the limb lengthening and reconstruction service. His training covered adult reconstructive surgery, paediatric limb deformities, foot and ankle surgery with substantial exposure to ankle fusions and Charcot arthropathies. Mr Tellisi's expertise in lower limb surgery covers:

Forefoot surgery
- Scarf osteotomy
- Chevron Osteotomy
- 1st MTPJ arthrodesis
- Lapidus procedures
- Weil osteotomy

Hindfoot surgery
- Ankle arthrodesis
- Subtalar Arthrodesis
- Talonavicular fusion
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Ankle replacement

Foot and ankle trauma
- Calcaneus fractures
- Lisfranc injuries
- Talus fractures

Tendon surgery
- Flexor hallucis longus transfer for Achilles tendon,
- Flexor digitorum longus transfer for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction

Ilizarov reconstruction procedures
- Deformity correction
- Ankle distraction
- Infected ankles
- Pilon fractures

Areas of interest

Hallux valgus ( Bunion)
Hallux Rigidus ( Big toe joint arthritis)
Toe correction surgery
Ankle Sprians and instability
Osteochondal Ankle injuries
Achilles tendon pathologies
Foot and ankle trauma
Ankle fractures
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Distraction arthroplasty

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Procedures completed

  • W0300

    Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • W3100

    Bone graft (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • A6110

    Excision of lesion of peripheral nerve (e.g. neurilemma) - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

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