Mr David Redfern: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr David Redfern

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Not Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Ankle
  • Foot

About me

Mr David Redfern graduated from The University Of London in 1993 and continued his postgraduate training in London and Cambridge including a position teaching anatomy at Cambridge University. He later completed specialist fellowships at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA and the Avon Orthopaedic Unit, Bristol,UK.

In 2004, Mr Redfern was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals where he ran a specialist foot and ankle service. He has extensive experience in the treatment of all foot & ankle disorders, including trauma and sports injuries. He has a particular interest in less invasive surgical techniques including arthroscopic surgery and percutaneous / "keyhole" surgery. He has pioneered such "keyhole" surgical techniques having introduced them to the UK, USA, Germany and Australia. He lectures and trains surgeons in these techniques worldwide having trained UK surgeons now offering these techniques and over 500 surgeons worldwide. He has performed more than 3000 "keyhole" bunion operations to date.

He has published internationally on foot and ankle surgery and continues to publish . Mr Redfern currently sits on council of the European Foot & Ankle Society as well as their scientific committee. He has also served on council of the British Foot & Ankle Society. He reviews scientific papers for several international surgical journals.

Areas of interest

Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Arthroscopic surgery; Keyhole surgery; Bunion surgery; Minimally invasive surgery; Hammer toe surgery; Arthritis; Joint replacement surgery

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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)


  • T8003

    Major release of muscle for pain or contracture (e.g. quadriceps) (involving large joint) - (5-50)


  • W7430

    Reconstruction of lateral collateral ligament complex - (5-50)


  • W2830

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


  • W0321

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - (5-50)

  • W0860

    Metatarso-phalangeal cheilectomy - unilateral, as sole procedure - (5-50)

    (1-5) (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 - (5-50)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W1080

    Osteotomy of long bone, +/- fixation (including graft) - (1-5)

  • W8630

    Therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle with either soft tissue procedure or bony +/or joint surface procedure (as sole procedure) - (1-5)


  • W0464

    Complex procedure to mid foot and hindfoot with autogenous graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers, fixation) - (1-5)


  • W9040

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

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

  • W8600

    Therapeutic arthroscopy operation on cavity of joint (not otherwise specified) (as sole procedure) - (1-5)


  • W1800

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


  • W8640

    Complex therapeutic arthroscopy of ankle, with multiple bony, joint surface and soft tissue procedures - (1-5)


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