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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Foot & Ankle
I have been a full time Foot and Ankle Consultant since 2001. I have a very broad practice including Total Ankle Joint Replacement to Autologous Cartilage Transplantation. I offer a tertiary referral service to other surgeons for the whole of UK. I regularly undertake revision surgery for the foot and ankle.
Areas of interest
• Trauma • Arthroscopy • Ankle surgery • Foot surgery • Sports injuries cartilage transplantation • Total ankle joint replacement; Hallux Valgus; Hallux Rigidus; Achilles Tendon problems. Minimally invasive surgery MIS
- Ella Ferris
- Spire Yale Hospital Wrexham Technology Park Croesnewydd Road WREXHAM LL13 7YP
- 01978 268050
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic surgeon at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt hospital, Oswestry
I am actively involved in Research and not only undertake projects as Principle Investigator but supervise other Doctors. I am certifed in Good Clinical Practise
I am the Surgical Tutor for North Wales Wrexham.
When time allows from my four children I cycle, swim and tinker with cars
PGCE Bangor 2015 (Merit)
DISPLACED ANKLE FRACTURES IN THE OVER 55 YEARS OF AGE. OPERATIVE
VERSES NON OPERATIVE TREATMENT. A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMISED TRIAL.
NK.Makwana, B.Bhowal, A.W.Hui, W.M.Harper. J of Bone Joint Surgery. 83-B (4) May
TREATMENT OF TALAR OSTEOCHONDRAL LESIONS USING LOCAL
OSTEOCHONDRAL GRAFT. N.K.Makwana, G.J.Sammarco. Foot and Ank Int.22,(8).693-
THE EFFECT OF LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY ON FOOT LOADING PATTERNS
AND CONTACT TIMES. Foot and Ankle Int. 2003 March;24(3):256-9. O’Toole GC,
Makwana NK, Lunn J, Harty J, Stephens MM.
ACUTE HAND AND WRIST INJURIES IN EXPERIENCED ROCK CLIMBERS. Br J
Sports Med, 38 545-548. 2004. AJ Logan, NK Makwana, G Mason, J Dias.
VACUUM-ASSISTED CLOSURE TO AID WOUND HEALING IN FOOT AND
ANKLE SURGERY. Foot Ankle Int. 2005 Sep;26(9):761-6. Mendonca A, Cosker T,
CAN ROCK CLIMBING LEAD TO DUPUYTREN’S DISEASE. Br J Sports Med. 2005
Sep;39(9):639-44. Logan AJ, Mason G, Dias J, Makwana NK.
Acute Hand and Wrsist Injuries in experienced rock climbers
Br J sports Med. 2004 Oct 38(5). 545-8
EARLY RESULTS OF AUTOLOGOUS CHONDROCYTE IMPLANTATION IN THE
TALUS. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2005 Feb;87(2):179-83. Erratum in: J Bone Surg Br. 2005 Jun;87(6):886. Whittaker JP, Smith G, Makwana NK, Roberts S, Harrison PE, Laing P, Richardson JB.
I have also written book chapters
Courses offered to GPs
Talks on any aspect of foot and ankle surgery
- MBBS Lon St George`s Hospital Medical School 1989
- FRCS Ed And Glasgow 1993
- FRCS Tr & Orth. Edinburgh 1999
- PGCE Bangor 2014
Reference number 3326710
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Regional Professional Specialty Advisor RCS 2012
- Chair NSAG Trauma and Orthopaedics BOA RCS 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC, 2000
Affiliations / memberships
- Spire Yale Hospital, LL13 7YP
- 14:00 - 17:00
- 01978 268036
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.