Mr Karl Trimble

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


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  • Foot & Ankle

About me

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon of 13 years with specialist interest in Foot & Ankle Surgery.
Member of VITA Orthopaedic Group.
Areas of expertise include sports-related injuries, forefoot surgery, bunion surgery, surgery for arthritis of foot & ankle, tendon stabilisation surgery, keyhole surgery of the ankle.
Fellowship trained at North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Centre and
Avon Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship.
Executive committee member of Court of Examiners of Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Overseas & UK Examiner for Royal College of Surgeons.
Consultant Clinical Lead Devon STP.

Areas of interest

Sports injuries; Keyhole surgery; arthritis surgery; ligament reconstruction surgery; ligament stabilisation surgery; forefoot reconstruction; hallux valgus surgery; bunion surgery; arthritis of great toe surgery; ankle injuries; ankle fusion surgery

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Procedures completed

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • 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)

  • W0850

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

  • W2300

    Secondary open reduction of fracture of short bone (including intra-articular fracture for delayed/non-union and including bone graft) - (1-5)

  • T6980

    Tenolysis, of flexor tendon (not otherwise specified) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • S6400

    Excision of nail bed (Zadik's) (including anaesthetic) - (1-5)

  • T7050

    Lengthening of tendon(s) or open tenotomy - (1-5)

  • W8630

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle with either soft tissue procedure or bony +/or joint surface procedure (as sole procedure) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • W1920

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

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

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