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Mr Nazzar Tellisi

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

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  • 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

Achilles tendon pathologies
Ankle injuries - Sprians and instability
Ankle injuries - Osteochondral
Ankle fractures
Ankle Replacement
Ankle Distraction arthroplasty
Foot injuries
Forefoot pain - metatarsalgia/ Morton's Neuroma
Flat foot deformity
Midfoot pain
Hallux valgus ( Bunion)
Hallux Rigidus ( Big toe joint arthritis)
Toe correction surgery

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Procedures completed

  • X4810

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

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • W0330

    Fusion of first metatarso-phalangeal joint - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • W0322

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - bilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

  • W6019

    Ankle syndesmosis reconstruction - (1-5)

    Spire Leeds Hospital (1-5)

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