Mr Mark Herron: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery
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Mr Mark Herron

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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  • Ankle
  • Foot

About me

Mr Mark Herron is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle surgeon at The Priory hospital, Birmingham Here he is the Director of the Foot and Ankle Clinic, a multidisciplinary practice, which he set up with BMI 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 footballers, dancers and athletes as well as many 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 Team understand there is often a delicate balance to be struck between function, pain relief and aesthetics.

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)

  • T6810

    Secondary repair of Achilles tendon - (1-5)

  • W9040

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

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W3530

    Removal of percutaneous wire - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W0321

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

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    One or two injections, +/- aspiration, into joint(s), cyst, bursa or soft tissue, with image guidance - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • T6462

    Excision or partial excision of IP joint of lesser toe with tendon transfer - (1-5)

  • A7350

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • X1110

    Amputation of toe - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • T7050

    Lengthening of tendon(s) or open tenotomy - (1-5)

  • W1040

    Osteotomy of short bone of foot (excluding hallux valgus and including internal fixation) - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (1-5)

  • W0330

    Fusion of first metatarso-phalangeal joint - (1-5)

  • W1590

    Correction of retracted/dislocated metatarsophalangeal joint (including tendon transfer, division/realignment of bone and internal fixation) - (1-5)

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