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- Podiatric surgery
- Video and telephone consultations
Mr Flanagan is a fellowship trained podiatric foot & ankle surgeon specialising in the surgical and non surgical management of foot and ankle problems. Having trained throughout the United Kingdom with additional training in the USA & Germany he treats a wide variety of foot problems including arthritis, bunions, toe problems and tendon issues providing a comprehensive range of treatments options.
Mr Flanagan has a specialist interest in limb preservation surgery (performing reconstructive surgery and minor amputations in an attempt to prevent limb loss) and non malignant soft tissue tumours, namely Ledderhose Disease (plantar fibromatosis) for which he is a national clinical advisor and charity trustee.
Mr Flanagan currently leads on undergraduate surgery education at the University of Northampton, teaches on postgraduate podiatric surgery masters programs and is external assessor in podiatric surgery at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Additionally Mr Flanagan is an accredited surgical tutor with the Faculty of Podiatric Surgery.
Mr Flanagan takes a very personal approach with each of his patients ensuring all options have been discussed and a treatment plan agreed which is most appropriate for your needs.
Areas of interest
Bunion (hallux valgus) surgery; Surgery for deformed toes eg hammertoe deformity; Mortons Neuroma; Joint fusion; Surgical treatment of arthritis of the foot; Steroid injection of the foot & ankle; Tendon disorders eg Achilles; Plantar fibromatosis (Ledderhose Disease); Cysts, ganglions and other lumps of the foot; Flatfoot reconstruction; Heel pain eg plantar fasciitis
- Mrs Sian Phillips
Current NHS consultant posts held
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Arthritis of the foot
Plantar Fibromatosis (ledderhose disease)
Soft tissue tumours of the foot
Limb salvage and reconstruction
Royal College of Podiatry: Faculty of Podiatric Surgery Travelling Externship - USA
Limb Salvage mini fellowship - Germany
Intralesional fenestration and corticosteroid injection for symptomatic Ledderhose disease of the foot- 2021
A systematic review of injectable corticosteroid for osteoarthritis of the first metatarsophalangeal joint. two case reports - 2020
Combined Scarf Osteotomy and Synthetic Cartilage Hemiarthroplasty for Hallux Valgus / Hallux Rigidus -2019
The Zadik procedure: a case study - 2018
Giant Cell Tumour Of The Tendon Sheath In A Toe - 2017
Longitudinal plantar approach for excision of interdigital perineural fibroma of the foot: A case series and literature review - 2016
Courses offered to GPs
Any subject associated with the foot and/or ankle
As part of his dedication to providing the best possible care and treatment for his patients Mr Flanagan keeps an active research and audit profile of his work. A recent audit of the outcome of his surgery noted that 94% of patients would have still chosen to have surgery with 93% of patients’ noting that their foot was ‘better’ or ‘much better’ following surgery.
- BSc Podiatry University of Salford 2006
- Post Graduate Diploma in Podiatric Surgery Queen Margaret University Edinburgh 2010
- Fellow of The College of Podiatry in Surgery (FCPodS College of Podiatry 2016
- USA Foot & Ankle Surgical Externship Harvard / Cambridge Health Alliance, Massachusetts & Saint Francis Medical Center, Connecticut. 2010
- Fellow - Limb Preservation Surgery Manchester Vascular Centre - Manchester Royal Infirmary 2019
Details of entry to specialist register
- Podiatric Surgery Annotation , 2019
Affiliations / memberships
In addition to his NHS practice Mr Flanagan is a trustee and medical advisor to the British Dupuytren’s Society and leads the undergraduate surgery program for podiatry at The University of Northampton. He is also external program assessor for postgraduate podiatric surgical training at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh.
- The AvenueCliftonvilleNORTHAMPTONNN1 5DR
- 17:00 - 20:00
- 01604 620311
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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