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Mr Mark Herron

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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About me

Mr Mark Herron is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle surgeon at Spire Little Aston and The Priory hospital, Birmingham. He is the Director of the Foot and Ankle Clinic, a multidisciplinary practice, which he set up with in 2004.

Mark Herron also practices at the Wellington Hospital, St Johns Wood, London.

Marks’ practice encompasses all areas of adult and adolescent foot and ankle surgery, in which he is closely supported by podiatry, physiotherapy and orthotist colleagues at the clinic.

At the Foot and Ankle clinic Mark uses only modern techniques for bunion surgery (Hallux Valgus) such as the Scarf osteotomy. The Scarf procedure has one of the highest success rates, allows immediate weight bearing and minimises postoperative pain. With the Scarf operation for bunion surgery one can be back to work within a few days. Mark Herron treats big toe arthritis (Hallux rigidus) using big toe arthroscopy, big toe fusion and big toe replacement.

Mark Herron also runs a busy sport injuries practice regularly treating professional sportsmen and women as well as social sports enthusiasts. Ankle arthroscopy, ankle ligament reconstruction and Achilles tendon operations are commonly used in the management of these conditions.

Ankle fusions, arthroscopies and debridements are regularly performed at the Clinic by Mark Herron. Ankle. Fusions are generally carried out using arthroscopic techniques. This allows immediate weight bearing post operatively and significantly reduces pain. Mark Herron and his colleagues understand there is often a delicate balance to be struck between function, pain relief and aesthetics.

Foot and ankle surgery is performed to reduce pain, improve deformity and increase function. In many cases however non-operative treatment is also an option.

Areas of interest

Sports injuries of the foot and ankle; ankle arthritis; Achilles tendonitis; Achilles tendonosis; revision surgery; osteochondral defects; ankle sprains; unstable ankle; toe deformities; Hallux Valgus or bunions; Mortons Neuroma, Plantar fasciitas;non operative treatments.

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Procedures completed

  • W0300

    Multiple procedure on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5) Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • S5210

    Injection into subcutaneous tissue/painful trigger point under local anaesthetic - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding k-wires - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • A6110

    Excision of lesion of peripheral nerve (e.g. neurilemma) - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5) Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5) Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

  • W0860

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

  • W6017

    Ankle arthrodesis with internal fixation (arthroscopic) - (1-5)

  • W6019

    Ankle syndesmosis reconstruction - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W0460

    Complex procedure to mid foot or hindfoot without autogenous bone graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers) - (1-5)

  • W3530

    Removal of percutaneous wire - (1-5)

    Spire Little Aston Hospital (1-5)

  • T6460

    Tendon transfer of toe - unilateral - (1-5)

  • W0322

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - bilateral - (1-5)

  • W2100

    Primary open reduction of intra-articular fracture of long bone with internal fixation, e.g. proximal humerus or proximal tibia (+/- arthroscopic assistance) - (1-5)

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