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Last updated: 2 Jun 2020
- Foot & Ankle
Mr Taylor qualified in 1988 with a primary sub speciality interest in paediatric orthopaedics. Part of this speciality included complex foot deformity. From this grew his interest in adult foot surgery. At the time there was no other orthopaedic consultant in Southampton primarily practising adult foot surgery and his practice grew to fill the vacuum.
Since that time he has developed this aspect of his practice to include advanced techniques in fore foot corrective surgery and ankle replacement. He has on going prospective audits on this work and has presented and published papers on the subject.
Almost the entirety of his private practice has involved adult foot surgery and this remains his prime interest
Areas of interest
Ankle surgery; Foot surgery;
Arthroscopy of ankle; Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa; Osteotomy; Scarf and Akin; Hallux Valgus; mid foot; hindfoot; autogenous bone graft; osteotomy; Fusion; interphalangeal; Metatarso-phalangeal cheilectomy; Excision of nail bed (Zadik's); peripheral nerve; neurilemma; tendon transfers; cyst; bursa; sesamoid bone; benign tumour of bone; Osteochondral grafting; ganglion; tarsometatarsal joints; Amputation of toe; Peroneal sling/groove reconstruction & replacement of dislocated peroneal tendons; Morton's neuroma; Weil's osteotomy; hammer toe; Heel osteotomy; peroneal tendon decompression; Achilles; tenolysis of flexor tendon; tenotomise; plantar fascia release; Tarsal tunnel release; ankle fusion; ankle replacement; cartiva joint replacement; decompression tib post; lengthening tendon; calcaneal nerve release; tendon transfer; bunionette surgery; excision of lesions; removal of foreign body
- Val Hillcoat
- Wessex Nuffield Hospital Winchester Road Chandler's Ford EASTLEIGH SO53 2DW
- 023 8025 8468
- 023 8025 8446
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Southampton University Hospital NHS Trust
Mr Taylor's particular research interest is in improving outcomes and in particular attempting to shorten rehabilitation time.
Reference number 3119837
- Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital, SO53 2DW
- 09:00 - 19:30
- 023 8025 8432
- Spire Southampton Hospital, SO16 6UY
- 09:00 - 12:30
- 023 8025 8432
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
Val Hillcoat, PA to Mr Taylor, on 02380 258468. Alternatively call Main Switchboard on 02380 266377.