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Last updated: 6 Jun 2020
- Foot & Ankle
Mr. McKinley completed all of his surgical and orthopaedic training in Edinburgh and then spent an additional year of specialist training with one of Australia’s top Foot and Ankle surgeons in Melbourne.
He has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh since 2007 and was the first consultant in Scotland to be appointed primarily as a foot and ankle surgeon. He also treats adolescent foot problems at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. He is the clinical lead for foot and ankle services in Edinburgh. He chairs a committee at the Royal College of Surgeons and has been heavily involved in developing foot and ankle services in Scotland.
He is regularly involved in educating surgeons and allied health professionals and helped set up a national multidisciplinary foot and ankle group. He set up the ChM in trauma and orthopaedic surgery -a surgical distance learning program resulting from the collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and is the program director.
He deals with all aspects of foot and ankle pathology from bunion surgery to complex hindfoot deformities. He performs ankle replacements regularly. He was one of the first surgeons in Scotland to perform minimally invasive bunion surgery and uses minimally invasive techniques regularly in the treatment of lesser toe deformities.
He has a special interest in treating sporting injuries and regularly treats players from the Scottish Rugby Union, Scottish Premiership Football clubs and from the Scottish Institute of Sport.
Areas of interest
All aspects of foot and ankle pathology including sports injuries; bunion surgery including minimally invasive correction; ankle surgery; arthritis surgery including ankle replacement surgery; flatfoot correction; cavus foot correction; ankle arthroscopy
- Dorothy Christie
- Stephanie Ann Hunter Edinburgh Orthopaedic Specialists 2-8 Millar Crescent Edinburgh EH10 5HW
- 0131 446 3048
- Kimberley Cameron
- 07939 290486
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Richard Burnett Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Royal Hospital for Sick Children Edinburgh
- MBChB University of Dundee 1994
- BMSc (Hons) University of Dundee 1991
- FRCS (Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006
Reference number 4111304
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
European Foot and Ankle Society
Foot and Ankle Scotland
- 40 Colinton RoadEDINBURGHEH10 5BT
- 16:30 - 18:30
- 0131 447 2340
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- 08:30 - 19:30
- 0131 334 0363
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