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Mr Parker is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising exclusively in disorders of the foot and ankle. His NHS Practice is based in the foot and ankle and limb reconstruction unit at Bart's Health NHS Trust -The Royal London Hospital and Newham University Hospital.
He qualified in Medicine (BM) in 2002 having graduated from the University of Southampton in 2002 with a distinction in Medical Sciences. He undertook a period of research in the Southampton General Hospital University Orthopaedic Department under Professor Nicholas Clarke. He gained his Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS England) in 2006 after undertaking basic surgical training in Wessex.
In 2007 Mr Parker was appointed to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore training programme under Professor Tim Briggs, past president of the British Orthopaedic Association. At Stanmore he trained in the tertiary referral foot and ankle unit working for Mr Nicholas Cullen and Dishan Singh, past president of the British Foot and Ankle Society. He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS Tr. & Orth.) in 2012 and was entered onto the GMC Specialist Register in 2013.
Mr Parker undertook specialist fellowship training in foot and ankle surgery at the Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol working for Mr Ian Winson, past president of the European and British Foot and Ankle Societies and British Orthopaedic Association Vice President. He has undertaken travelling fellowships in orthopaedic trauma at the AUVA hospital in Graz, Austria as well as visiting fellowships to assume specialist foot and ankle experience including working with Wolfram Wenz in the limb deformity unit in Heidelberg, Germany. Mr Parker was awarded the 2014 European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS) travelling fellowship to Switzerland, Belgium and Spain.
Mr Parker has several peer-reviewed publications in international journals and has authored several book chapters on foot and ankle surgery. He has presented his research at national and international society meetings. He is a previous recipient of the prestigious W.J. Little Medal, awarded by the Seddon Society for his research. He is a faculty member on several courses including the Queens and Wrightington hospitals FRCS revision courses and lectures on foot and ankle surgery on the Royal London Hospital regional training programme for orthopaedic surgeons.
Mr Parker is an active member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) and British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).
Areas of interest
Operative and non-operative treatment of arthritis of the foot and ankle; sports injuries; foot and ankle deformity- pes cavus (high arch foot) and pes planus (flat foot) surgery including triple fusion and minimally-invasive calcaneal osteotomy; arthroscopic ankle and subtalar joint surgery including arthrodesis (fusion) and cartilage surgery; arthroscopic surgery for posterior ankle pathology (os trigonum, FHL tendonopathy and Haglund's deformity); ankle ligament reconstruction; ankle syndesmosis reconstruction; Achilles tendon repair and treatment of tendonitis; peroneal tendon decompression/stabilisation and tendon transfers; ankle replacement; hallux valgus (bunion) and hallux rigidus surgery; lesser toe deformity correction; ganglion and Morton's neuroma excision; foot and ankle fracture surgery; revision foot and ankle surgery
- Diane O'Hagan & Shellini Mirpuri
- SD Medsec Services Office 3.21 17 Hanover Square London W1S 1HU
- 020 3862 3990
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Bart's Health NHS Trust- The Royal London Hospital and Newham University Hospital
Currently participating in a multi-centre randomised controlled clinical trial into the effectiveness of platelet-derived growth factors into healing of Achilles tendon ruptures.
Previous research published into the effectiveness of fixation devices utilised in foot and ankle fracture and arthrodesis (fusion) fixations.
Mr Parker’s interests include aviation and wildlife photography. He is a sports enthusiast and was an orthopaedic surgeon to England Rugby 2015.
2013- The William John Little Medal:
Awarded by The Sir Herbert Seddon Society (The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore and University College London Institute of Orthopaedics) for best research paper presentation.
2014- European Foot and Ankle Society (EFAS) travelling fellowship award (Antwerp-Belgium, Lausanne-Switzerland and Barcelona-Spain).
EFOST Surgical techniques in Sports Medicine - Foot and Ankle Surgery. Edited by Gian Luigi Canata MD and Lee Parker BM MRCS (Eng) FRCS Tr. & Orth.) Publ. JP Medical 2015
Vaghela KR, Clement H, Parker L
Syndesmosis-preserving osteotomy of the fibular for access to the lateral talar dome.
Foot and Ankle Surgery 2015
Parker L, Ray PS, Grechenig S, Grechenig W
Does the IOFix improve compression in foot and ankle fusion?
Foot and Ankle Surgery 2014; 20(14):258-61
Lee Parker and Nicholas Cullen
Book Chapter- Benign Tumours of the Foot and Ankle.
In Core topics in Foot and Ankle Surgery Ed. AHN Robinson, Publ. Cambridge University, 2014
Lee Parker, Andrew Goldberg and Dishan Singh
Book Chapter- Osteochondral lesions of the talus p3725-34
In European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology -The EFORT Textbook. Ed. Prof. George Bentley, Publ. Springer, 2014
Parker L, Garlick N, McCarthy I, Grechenig S, Grechenig W, Smitham P
Screw fixation of the medial malleolus- A cadaveric biomechanical study challenging the current AO philosophy.
Bone Joint J 2013; 95-B:1662-6
Dishan Singh, Lee Parker and John Angel
“The Chisel Test” – a useful operative technique for determining adequate compression during arthrodesis.
Foot Ankle Surg 2011 Dec;17(4):315-6
Parker L, Mangwani J, Wakeling E, Singh D
Hallux valgus interphalangeus and a novel mutation in HOXA13- Part of the broadening spectrum of Hand-Foot-Genital Syndrome
Foot and Ankle Surgery June 2011; 17(2):28-30
Dishan Singh and Lee Parker
Quiz on foot and ankle disorders
Orthopaedics and Trauma, Volume 24:3 June 2010 p223-228
Lee Parker and Dishan Singh
The principles of foot and ankle arthrodesis
Orthopaedics and Trauma Volume 23:6 December 2009 p385-394
Lee Parker BM MRCS, Dishan Singh FRCS (Orth) and Carlo Biz MD
The Dot-in-Circle sign in Madura Foot.
The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery Nov 2009; 48(6):690
N. Cullen, I. Jones, R. Russell and L. Parker
Book Chapters- The Ankle and The Foot
Middlesex University Postgraduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Medicine (PG Dip MsMed) Core Reading 2008
Courses offered to GPs
I am more than happy to give educational talks to G.Ps and physiotherapists on aspects of foot and ankle surgery. I would encourage those interested to contact me via my secretaries.
- BM Bachelor of Medicine with Distinction in Medical Science University of Southampton 2002
- MRCS (London) The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2006
- FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2012
- Specialist Registrar Training Scheme The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore 2007
- Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery The Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Southmead Hospital, Bristol 2013
Reference number 6051393
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
BOFAS- British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Member
EFAS- European Foot and Ankle Society Member
BOA- British Orthopaedic Association Member
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Ms Diane O'Hagan or Ms Shellini Mirpuri Tel 02038623990