Mr Stephen Kriss: Podiatric surgery
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Mr Stephen Kriss

Podiatric surgery

http://stevekriss.co.uk/

 

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  • Podiatric surgery

About me

Mr Stephen Kriss qualified as a Podiatrist in 1982 in Manchester and took posts at St Bartholomew’s and Hackney Hospitals. He took a keen interest in the diabetic and rheumatoid foot and became involved in a number of collaborative research projects with other hospital departments. Following a course in Traditional Chinese Medicine he qualified as an acupuncturist in 1985 and was appointed as acupuncturist to the Rheumatology Department at Barts Hospital treating musculoskeletal and pain syndromes, while continuing work as a podiatrist.

He completed a Masters degree at The University of Westminster and Northwick Park Hospital. He established a multi centre clinical trial looking at the investigation and management of plantar fasciitis. In 1988 he was appointed district clinical chief and received his MPhil degree in 1990 with a thesis on Heel Pain: An Investigation into its aetiology and management

From 1992 he worked as a part time clinical tutor in Podiatry at the University of Westminster, within a variety of GP practices and Hospital bases and at the Royal Free Hospital. During this period he developed an interest in foot problems associated with Scleroderma and connective tissue diseases as well as general Rheumatology. He was also appointed as acupuncturist to the Rheumatology Dept at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Trust in 1994.

Mr Kriss completed his Podiatric surgical training in 1996 and was awarded Fellowship of the Podiatry Association. In 1996 he established a Department of Podiatric Surgery at the Battle Hospital in Reading and attained a Consultant appointment in 2000. He now focuses on foot surgery, foot biomechanics and the management of a wide variety of foot problems with a keen interest in Rheumatoid foot surgery. He holds a Consultant post within the Royal Berkshire Foundation NHS trust.

He has been involved in a number of media and educational projects including a training CD on foot surgery and has recently been on Radio 4 casenotes. He is on the advisory board of the British Journal of Podiatry and an external specialist for the Parliamentary Clinical Ombudsman. He is a keen educator and trainer and has organised cadaveric and academic conferences as well as lecturing regularly to his colleagues at national conferences.He regularly lectures to GPs hospital consultants, physiotherapists and lay groups on the foot.

Areas of interest

Foot and Ankle Surgery;
The Rheumatoid Foot;
Foot Biomechanics;
Forefoot reconstruction:
Sinus Tarsi (HyProCure)
Bunion Surgery; Hammer toe surgery; Mortons Neuroma;, Metatarsal surgery; Plantar plate repair;Haglunds resection; Heel pain; Hallux Rigidus;Osteoarthritis; Mid foot pain

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  • Mr Stephen Kriss has worked with Dr Shelley Ward at the following hospitals:

    • Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)
    • Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)
  • Mr Stephen Kriss has worked with Dr Johanna Bray at the following hospitals:

    • Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)
    • Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth (1-5)
  • Mr Stephen Kriss has worked with Dr Jerome G Cockings at the following hospitals:

    • Berkshire Independent Hospital (1-5)
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