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- Podiatric surgery
I have over 30 years experience in the NHS and private practice, having established a substantive consultant podiatric surgeon's post at Solihull Primary Care Trust. I was engaged by the University of Central England (now Birmingham City University) for two years as a lecturer in podiatry and have been engaged as a part-time senior lecturer in podiatry by Anglia Ruskin University. I studied for, and gained a diploma in education.
I have lectured and published widely on foot complaints as well as lecturing at the NEC Primary Care Conference, The Association of Surgeons in Primary Care and to other national conferences on foot pathology. I carry out medico-legal work, am a member of the Register of Expert Witnesses and have been engaged by the Health Ombudsman as an expert witness.
Areas of interest
hallux valgus(bunion) surgery; neuroma surgery; ingrowing toenails; foot surgery; joint injections;soft tissue surgery;hammer toe surgery;plantar fasciitis; management of foot pain; injection therapy
Joint tissue supplements. Infection audit.
I studied for and gained a Masters degree in Medieval History at the University of Sheffield and lecture in the subject. Special interest the 100 year's war.
(Additional) Languages spoken
Courses offered to GPs
Incisional Nail surgery, Morton's neuroma, local anaesthetic of the foot, plantar fasciitis, foot surgery.
Re-admission rate 0%
Infection rate less than 1%
Mortality rate 0%
Podiatric surgery is generally very safe and predictable. However, infection can occur following any surgery. However, this is readily dealt with by the prescription of antibiosis.
- BSc(Hons) Health Sciences Coventry University 1991
- Fellowship Podiatry Association Podiatry Association 1983
- Post-graduate cert. Education Anglia Ruskin University 2008
- Certificate in Diabetes Care University of Warwick 2006
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chairman College and Fellowship of Podiatric Medicine 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- Fellow College of Podiatric Surgeons, 1991
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
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Post treatment communication
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