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I have more than 20 years experience of orthopaedics as a consultant in full-time NHS and Private Practice.
I regularly audit my outcomes of treatment and pride myself on a very high standard of care and high levels of patient satisfaction.
To me all patients are individuals and I aim to tailor treatment according to the individual's circumstances and aspirations.
Areas of interest
Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Sports injuries of foot and ankle; Minimally invasive surgery of foot and ankle; Children's orthopaedics
- Ms Sally Phipps (Appointments and correspondence)
- Medical Secretaries BMI The Ridgeway Hospital Moormead Road Wroughton SWINDON SN4 9DD
- 01793 816008
- 0800 169 4149
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics, Great Western Hospital, Swindon since 1990
Various aspects of Foot and Ankle surgery, and children's orthopaedics. I have published over 40 peer-reviewed articles, and continue to carry out research, especially on patients' outcomes following surgery. I keep a detailed outcome register of my personal series of over 80 ankle replacements from the last 13 years
All aspects of foot and ankle conditions, and children's orthopaedics.
Minimally invasive and 'keyhole surgery'
Leader of the winning national Surgical Team of the Year, 2006
Articles published in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics.
Also invited writer for articles for 'The Mail on Sunday'.
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly give talks to GPs on foot and ankle conditions, treatment in primary care and when to refer.
Also updates on children's orthopaedics.
Ankle replacement: 6% revision rate at 10 years; 1% deep infection rate; 90% patient satisfaction at medium to long-term follow-up.
- BM BCh Oxford 1980
- FRCS Eng Royal College of Surgeons, London 1984
- Children's Orthopaedic Fellowship Royal Children's Hopsital, Melbourne 1989
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 1990
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society BOFAS)
British Society for Children's Orthopaedic Surgery (BSCOS)
- BMI The Ridgeway Hospital, SN4 9DD
- 08:00 - 13:00
- 01793 816008
- Great Western Hospital, SN3 6BB
- 17:00 - 18:00
- 01793 646060
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