Mr Peter Briggs: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Peter Briggs

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Ankle
  • Foot

About me

After graduating from the University of Manchester, Mr Briggs trained in orthopaedic surgery in the North East of England, the USA and Germany. He was appointed as a consultant in 1994, developing a specialist interest in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery. He introduced the modern generation of ankle joint replacements to Newcastle in 2000. He has an international reputation for his work in rheumatoid arthritis of the foot, and is well known for his expertise with problems associated with diabetes, haemophilia, and foot and ankle problems associated with neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis and stroke.
Mr Briggs’s main research interests are in the structure and function of the foot. With over 30 publications and book chapters, and research prizes at national and international meetings, he is regularly invited to conferences and educational meetings for his expertise. He was the first British Orthopaedic Surgeon to be awarded the prestigious Austrian-Swiss-German Fellowship in 2004. He is currently developing new surgical techniques in the reconstruction of the forefoot.
Mr Briggs was the Director of Orthopaedic Training in the North of England from 1999 to 2004. He has served on the Education Committee of the British Orthopaedic Association, and was Secretary then Chairman of the Education Committee of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is a past editor of The Foot journal.

Areas of interest

Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Rheumatoid arthritis; Diabetes, including diabetes mellitus; Lower limb neurological disorders; Haemophilia

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Procedures completed

  • W1590

    Correction of retracted/dislocated metatarsophalangeal joint (including tendon transfer, division/realignment of bone and internal fixation) - (1-5)

  • W0860

    Metatarso-phalangeal cheilectomy - unilateral, as sole procedure - (1-5)

  • W7980

    Metatarsal osteotomy (eg Scarf) for hallux valgus, +/- internal fixation and soft tissue correction-bilateral - (1-5)

  • W0330

    Fusion of first metatarso-phalangeal joint - (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)

  • W6015

    Ankle arthrodesis - open - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital (1-5)

  • W7910

    Metatarsal osteotomy (eg Scarf) for Hallux valgus, +/- internal fixation and soft tissue correction - (1-5)

  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital (1-5)

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