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Sandeep Hemmadi is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He is a specialist in Adult Foot and Ankle Surgery and Childrens Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been a Consultant Surgeon in Cardiff Wales for almost 20 years.
Sandeep works with Specialist Musculoskeletal Radiologists to offer his patients the most appropriate imaging to help make an accurate diagnosis. He also works with a team of experienced podiatrists and physiotherapists to achieve optimal post operative rehabilitation. Experience has taught him that patients really appreciate the time spent in explaining their problems to them using drawings, slides, videos and models so that they can make an informed choice regarding their own management.
Sandeep has successfully treated foot and ankle problems both conservatively and surgically in elite track and field athletes. He has also treated sportsmen from Cardiff City Football Club, Glamorgan Cricket Club and the Welsh Badminton Union.
In 1999 he was appointed as a Consultant to the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. This is a large teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre in the Capital City of Wales. He is also an Honorary Clinical tutor at The Welsh National School of Medicine. He obtained his Medical degree from Bombay University in 1999 and went on to do his postgraduate degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.
He then worked as a Senior Lecturer there gaining extensive surgical experience in managing complex trauma and performing Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery. He then underwent further Higher Surgical Training for 6 years on the All Wales training Programme. He obtained his FRCS from Glasgow and the FRCS (Tr&Orth) from the intercollegiate Board in Edinburgh.
He completed his CCST in 1999. He did his Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto Canada where he further improved his surgical skills and decision making before returning to a Consultant job in Cardiff.
Surgical correction of bunions using the Scarf procedure, Ankle arthroscopies (key hole surgery), Ankle replacements, Lateral ligament reconstructions of the Ankle, Corrective surgery for Flat foot.
Areas of interest
; Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Trauma; Paediatric orthopaedics ; Arthroscopy; Rheumatoid arthritis; Ligament reconstruction; Inflammatory joint disorders; Cartilage repair; Bone grafts; Toenails; Congenital deformity; Forefoot reconstruction; Arthroplasty; Deformity correction; Joint injection; Ankle pain; Foot pain; Football injuries; Rugby injuries; squash injuries; tennis injuries; Joint disorders; Ankle surgery; Joint hypermobility; Joint pain; Nerve compression; Stress fractures; Hallux valgus ; Bunion;Bone; Hallux rigidus; Arthritis; Sports injuries ; Achilles tendon ruptures;
- Samantha Harris
- Cardiff Bay Hospital Celtic Gateway Dunleavy Drive CARDIFF CF11 0SN
- 029 2083 6754
- 07900 886026
- 029 2022 0987
- Video and telephone consultations
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospital of Wales
Honorary Clinical Tutor, Welsh National School of Medicine
Honorary Orthopaedic Surgeon to the Welsh Badminton Union
Sandeep is a member of the faculty on MSc Course in Bioengineering at Cardiff University. He regularly teaches on the National surgical training programme for orthopaedic trainees. He is on the Faculty of the International Graf course for ultrasound scanning of baby hips. Over the years he has published in various National and International medical journals. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the British society for children’s orthopaedic surgery.
Enjoys playing Badminton and Cricket.
Journal of Bone and Joint surgery
Foot and Ankle International
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology
- FRCS Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow 1996
- FRCS (T&O) Intercollegiate Board 1997
Reference number 4277051
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Council Member British Orthopaedic Association 2016
- Chairman Welsh National Specialist Advisory Group Orthopaedics 2016
- Ex Clinical Director Cardiff and Vale 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
British Society for Childrens Orthopaedic Surgery
- Nuffield Health Cardiff Bay Hospital, CF11 0SN
- 13:30 - 18:30
- 029 2083 6714
- Nuffield Health Vale Hospital, CF72 8JX
- 14:00 - 16:00
- 029 2083 6714
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Vale Hospital switchboard - 029 208 36700