Mr Mark Herron: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Mark Herron

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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Specialises in

  • Ankle
  • Foot

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)

  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W3050

    Adjustments to pin sites secondary for non-union / mal-union - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • T6822

    Delayed or secondary repair of Achilles tendon with tendon or fascial graft - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • T5540

    Fasciotomy of limb - (1-5)

  • W7430

    Reconstruction of lateral collateral ligament complex - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W0463

    Complex procedure to mid foot and hindfoot without autogenous graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers/fixation) - (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)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • A6110

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

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • X4810

    Change of cast without general anaesthetic - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W1800

    Drainage/debridement of bone(s) (including sequestrectomy for osteomyelitis) - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

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

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W6019

    Ankle syndesmosis reconstruction - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W0310

    Multiple procedures on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joints, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - bilateral - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

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