Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital: Foot and ankle surgery in the UK
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital located in London and Middlesex is the largest specialist hospital that provides foot and ankle treatment for patients from across the country that have been referred there by other hospital consultants for a second opinion or to have treatment for complex and rare conditions.
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital provides a unique range of treatment for neuro-musculoskeletal conditions including acute spinal injuries, rehabilitation for chronic back sufferers and orthopaedic medicine.
The hospital has an important role in teaching as 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training from the Trust. Teaching and clinical effectiveness is also enhanced through their partnership with University College London through UCL's Institute of Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal Science.
The Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Unit provides a range of services including ankle arthoscopy, foot and ankle surgery and reconstruction, talar osteo chondral defects, tibialis posterior dysfunction and total ankle replacement.
Experienced consultants at Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Unit in London and Middlesex
The Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Unit is headed by consultants who have
an established international reputation, who all have specialised
expertise in treatment and care for an extensive range of foot and ankle
problems such as arthritis, deformities and sport injuries. The team of
consultants work via a multidisciplinary approach where occupational
therapists, on-site orthotics, physiotherapists, specialist nurses and
sports doctors all work in partnership to provide the best patient care
The team of experienced and highly specialised consultants is made up of:
In addition to this, the consultants at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital have been key in setting up the London Foot Group, which contains consultant orthopaedic surgeons who specialise in foot and ankle surgery. The London Foot Group meets every two months to review difficult and interesting cases to help improve education and training in foot and ankle surgery.