Mr Nicholas P Cullen: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Nicholas P Cullen

Nick Cullen

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Ankle
  • Foot

About me

Nick Cullen is a Consultant in the Foot & Ankle unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust, Stanmore, appointed in 2005. The Foot & Ankle Unit at the RNOH is a tertiary referral centre, treating many of the complex foot & ankle cases that are referred from hospitals throughout England.
Nick has widespread experience in treating the full spectrum of foot and ankle disorders including complex deformity. He treats many sports injuries and enjoys treating everyone from premiership professional footballers, international rugby players and athletes to the social sportsman and dedicated weekend warrior.
Nicks practice includes arthroscopy joint replacement surgery and Hallux valgus.
He prefers a holistic approach which may include input from dedicated podiatrists, physiotherapists and osteopaths.
Nick is actively involved in the training of Specialist GP's and higher surgical trainees on the London Orthopaedic rotations, he is a co-convener the renowned Stanmore Foot course, a programme that promotes foot and ankle surgery nationally. He lectures nationally and internationally. He has published a number of papers on foot and ankle surgery and he has an ongoing interest in research within the department. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Areas of interest

Foot and Ankle surgery; complex and tertiary referral foot and ankle disorders; Hallux valgus; bunion surgery; sports injuries; dance injuries, ankle sprains; keyhole surgery; ankle arthroscopy, ankle arthritis; osteochondral lesions; cartilage damage; total ankle replacement; achilles tendinosis; achilles tendon rupture; flat foot; tibialis posterior insufficiency; foot and ankle fractures; arthritis; hallux rigidus; peroneal tendon disorders; foot deformity; lesser toe deformity; minimally invasive surgery; mortons neuroma; Rheumatoid foot;

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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)

  • W2830

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


  • W0464

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


  • W9030

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

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • W0460

    Complex procedure to mid foot or hindfoot without autogenous bone graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers) - (1-5)


  • W0330

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


  • W0390

    MTP I Joint (metatarsophalangeal joint inter) resurfacing arthroplasty with implant (eg Salu-Cartilage) - (1-5)


  • W0463

    Complex procedure to mid foot and hindfoot without autogenous graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers/fixation) - (1-5)


  • W8640

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

  • T5780

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis - (1-5)


  • W0850

    Partial excision of bone (including exostoses) - (1-5)

  • W2100

    Primary open reduction of intra-articular fracture of long bone with internal fixation, e.g. proximal humerus or proximal tibia (+/- arthroscopic assistance) - (1-5)


  • W0321

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

  • W0881

    Excision of joint of toe with release of contracture and soft tissue correction - (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 - (1-5)

  • A6030

    Transection of peripheral nerve for neuroma - (1-5)


  • T6220

    Excision of bursa - (1-5)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

  • W1080

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

  • W4410

    Total prosthetic replacement of ankle joint - (1-5)


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