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Last updated: 8 Jun 2020
- Foot & Ankle
Bal (Baljinder) Dhinsa is a fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in the treatment of foot and ankle conditions.
Having qualified as an undergraduate from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ medical school, Bal Dhinsa worked as a Research Fellow at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore before completing Higher surgical training on the Southeast Thames rotation. During his training, he held the role of Academy doctor at Charlton Athletic football club, which provided him with the experience of managing elite sports people. To further his foot and ankle training and to learn the latest advances in techniques, he completed British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery (BOFAS) approved fellowships at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital and Malawi. Bal has also taken the opportunity to take part in a visiting fellowship under the auspices of Professor Hintermann in Basel.
Bal believes in an evidence-based approach to patient care, and has maintained a keen interest in research. He has presented at prestigious international and national meetings, as well as having over 30 peer reviewed publication. He has had the privilege of being asked to author several book chapters. Teaching and training the new generation of healthcare professionals is an important aspect of Bal’s life; he enjoys teaching undergraduates, supervising trainees and being on the faculty of numerous courses.
Areas of interest
Foot pain; arthritis; bunions; ankle pain; ankle arthritis; hind foot arthritis; sports injuries; cartilage injury; ligament injuries; achilles tendon pain; flat foot; hammer toes; plantar fasciitis; mortons neuroma; ganglions; metatarsalgia.
- Medical Secretary
- London Bridge Hospital 29 Tooley Street London SE1 2PR
- 020 7234 2837
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust.
William Harvey Hospital
Bal believes in an evidence-based approach to patient care, and has maintained a keen interest in research. He has presented at prestigious international and national meeting, as well as having over 30 peer reviewed publications. He has had the privilege of being asked to author several book chapters. Teaching and training the new generation of healthcare professionals is an important aspect of Bal’s life; he enjoys teaching undergraduates, supervising trainees and being on the faculty of numerous courses.
I have a wife and two children, and we enjoy going to local wildlife parks and the zoo at the weekends. I have a keen interest in cars, golf and football.
BOFAS Malawi Fellowship – British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Over 30 peer-reviewed publications; please review list on pubmed or www.footanklelondon.co.uk.
- MBBS Kings College London 2004
- MRCSEd Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2010
- FRCSEd (T&O) Joint Committee on Intercollegiate Examinations 2015
- Royal College Certificate in Clinical Education Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 2016
- MSc Trauma & Orthopaedics Brighton and Sussex Medical School 2017
Reference number 6103324
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT, 2017
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
British Orthopaedic Association.
British Medical Association.
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.