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Miss Muthusamy is a consultant in trauma and orthopaedics surgey with a dual subspecialty in adult foot and ankle and paediatric orthopaedics. She qualified from the University of Aberdeen in 2000 and completed her basic surgical training in the North East of Scotland. She obtained a prestigious 2 year fellowship at one of the leading paediatric orthopaedic hospitals in the United States (Childrens Hospital Denver, Colorado) studying gait analysis and its clinical correlation, and succesfully published on this topic in international peer-reviewed journals. She returned to Scotland to complete her Higher Surgical Training and was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2013 (FRCS Tr & Orth).
Miss Muthusamy undertook her fellowship training at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore, studying adult foot and ankle surgery under Mr D Singh and paediatric orthopaedic surgery under Miss D Eastwood. During this period, she was awarded the British Foot and Ankle Travel Fellowship to Heidelberg ,Germany and the IPOS travel scholarship to attend the International Paediatric Orthopaedic Symposium in Florida USA. With this experience, she commenced her current post as a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at Northampton General Hospital.
She prefers a multidisciplinary approach to treating her patients which includes input from physiotherapists, specialist care practitioners, occupational therapists and podiatrists.
Areas of interest
Foot and Ankle surgery; hallux valgus; bunion surgery; sports injuries; keyhole surgery; ankle sprain and arthritis; pain of foot and ankle, pes cavus (high arch foot) ; pes planus (flat foot); achilles tendon pathology; peroneal and tibialis tendon disorder; lesser toe problems; toe nail ablation; Morton’s neuroma; rheumatoid arthritis of the foot.
Paediatric Orthopaedics; growth disorders; sports injuries; gait abnormalities with an interest in gait analysis; paediatric hip, knee, foot and ankle; in-toeing; flat feet.
- Susan Kirton
- BMI Three Shires Hospital The Avenue Cliftonville Northampton NN1 5DR
- 07813 320580
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedics (with subspecialty in adult foot & ankle and paediatric orthopaedics), Northampton General Hospital.
- MBChB University of Aberdeen 2000
- MRCS Royal College Of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow 2004
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College Of Surgeons Of Edinburgh 2013
- Clinical Fellowship Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore 2014
Reference number 4701185
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 2013
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS).
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
- The Avenue Cliftonville NORTHAMPTON NN1 5DR
- 09:00 - 18:00
- 07813 320580
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.