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I initially qualified as a doctor at the London Hospital in 1994 and then became a fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in 2000. I trained on the North West Thames Rotation for orthopaedics and trauma to be included on the specialist register in 2009. I went on to specialise purely in foot and ankle surgery where i have both national and international fellowship experience.
I was appointed foot and ankle consultant at Broomfield Hospital where I was employed to make the foot and ankle unit a center of excellence,
Areas of interest
Bunions; Foot pain; ankle pain ;heel pain; planter fasciitis; big toe pain / arthritis; Morton’s neuroma; ingrowing toenails; hammer toe deformities as well as treatment of Achilles ; perineal and tibialis posterior tendon and ankle ligament injuries.
Treatment of all adult foot and ankle conditions.
- Sue Burchell
- Springfield Hospital Lawn Lane CHELMSFORD CM1 7GU
- 07762 461368
- 01245 333334
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Niven Akotia Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
I lead the foot and ankle unit at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford.
I have been elected to the prestigious scientific commitee of The British Foot and Ankle Society
I am a reviewer of The Foot And Ankle Journal; the only european foot journal medline linked
I am involved in research with the Mechanical Engineering Unit at The Anglia Ruskin University and Hospital for Special Services, New York, USA
Theatre, Rugby and Wine
Michael Stephens Bofas Travelling Fellowship Award
Bofas Grant For International Research Into Osteoarthrtis of The Big Toe
(Additional) Languages spoken
Russell R Stephens M. The Paediatric Foot. Springer
Russell R Hillstrom H. An Assessment of How Bone Stress Varies in Different Foot Structures Utilising Finite Elemental Analysis
Russell R C, Horlock N, Gault D. The use of zimmer splintage as treatment of auricular keloid
The British Journal of Plastic Surgery.2001 Jul.Vol 54. 509-510.
Russell RC. Eye Protection in Surgery: Compulsory Or Not?
Surgery Journal. 2001 Jul Vol 40. 3.
Russell R C, Jones M, Grobelaar A. Extensor Tendon Injury-Mobilise or Splint?
Chirgirie de la Main. 2003 Feb. Vol 22, 19-23.
Russell RC, Powles D, Dorrell JH The Bimetric vs The Exeter vs The Charnley vs The Stanmore Total Hip Replacement; a 7-18 Year Follow up. Abstract published at the Lipman Kessel annual meeting. 2004 Nov.
Hargroves R, Ridgeway S, Russell RC, Norris M, Packham I, Levy B. Does Pulse Lavage Reduce Hip Hemiarthroplasty Infection Rates? Hospital Journal of Infection.
Russell RC, Kendall S, Singh D/Ahir S, Blunn G. A Computerised Model To AssessThe Effect of Varying The Cut On Bone Stress. Abstract accepted for publication in the JBJS
Russell RC, Ghassemi A, Dorrell H, Powles D. The Bimetric Cementless Total Hip Replacement: 7-18 Year Follow Up Assessing The Influence of Acetabular Design On Survivorship. International Orthopaedics .2008 Jun 13(Epub ahead of print)
Cullen N, Jones I, Russell R, Parker R. The Foot. Accepted publication for the Postgraduate Diploma In Musculoskeletal Medicine. Rila Publications for Middlesex University 2008 Jul
Cullen N, Jones I, Russell R, Parker R. The Ankle. Accepted publication for the Postgraduate Diploma In Musculoskeletal Medicine. Rila Publications for Middlesex University 2008 Jul
Courses offered to GPs
All Aspects of Management Adult and Adolescent Foot And Ankle Conditions
0% readmission rate
0% deep infection rate
0% mortality rate
- MB,BS(Lon) University of London 1994
- FRCS The Royal College of Surgeons of England 1999
- FRCS (Tr & Orth) The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
- Foot and Ankle Fellowship Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 2007
- Foot and Ankle Fellowship Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital 2008
Reference number 4114905
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Member Scientific Commitee The British Orthopaedic Foot And Ankle Society 2012
- Journal Reviewer The Foot and Ankle Journal 2011
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma and Orthopaedics, 2009
Affiliations / memberships
•General Medical Council: Membership number is 4114905
•The Royal College of Surgeons of England : Fellowship number is 9016220
•Specialist Register In Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery
•British Orthopaedic Association
•British Foot and Ankle Society
•Member of the Review board of Foot and Ankle Journal; the official journal of The European Foot and Ankle Society.
•Elected member of the prestigious Scientific Committee of The British Foot and Ankle Society
- Springfield Hospital
- 08:00 - 17:00
- 01245 234000
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.
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