Mr Joel Humphrey

Mr Joel Humphrey

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06078141


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Trauma


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Joel Humphrey is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in the foot and ankle. After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Orthopaedic Sciences from University College London, he completed his medical qualification at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine. Mr Humphrey continued to work in London and his Specialist Registrar Trauma and Orthopaedic training was at Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ Hospitals.

Prior to his appointment as a consultant Mr Humphrey undertook two prestigious fellowships. Initially the Foot and Ankle Reconstruction fellowship in Cambridge at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, broadening and refining his foot and ankle surgical skills. Then the Trauma fellowship in Oxford at the John Radcliffe Hospital, gaining expertise on the latest surgical techniques in managing complex foot and ankle trauma.

Mr Humphrey also has a Masters degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine and led the research on Real Tennis injuries for the Tennis & Rackets Association. As an active sportsman himself and having run several European marathons he understands how sports injuries can impact on your life. Mr Humphrey though takes pride in providing the same level of treatment to all individuals, irrespective of age or activity levels.

In addition to his clinical practice Mr Humphrey continues to be involved with research, and has published multiple peer review articles and written book chapters. His research has been presented at national and international conferences, and has been awarded several research grants including from the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS). Mr Humphrey trains junior surgeons in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, and has been an Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor.

Mr Humphrey has been an Orthopaedic Consultant on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council since 2017 and holds a consultant appointment at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust.

Areas of interest

Achilles tendinopathy
Achilles tendon repair
Ankle Arthroscopy
Ankle fusion
Ankle osteoarthritis
Ankle pain
Arthritis in your big toe (metatarsal-phalangeal joint)
Arthritis treatment
Bunion surgery
Chronic Ankle Instability
Foot arthritis
Foot surgery
Ganglion Cyst
Hallux valgus (bunion)
Ingrown toenails
Lateral ankle ligament injury
Lesser toe deformities (claw and hammer toes)
Metatarsalgia (pain in the ball of your foot)
Midfoot fusion
Midfoot osteoarthritis
Morton's neuroma
Plantar fasciitis
Subtalar fusion
Tibialis posterior dysfunction
Tibialis posterior tendon repair
Toe deformity correction surgery
Triple fusion

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Procedures completed

  • W8646

    Multiple arthroscopic operations on ankle (including soft tissue +/- bony +/- joint surface procedures) without ligament reconstruction - (5-50)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (5-50)

  • W0300

    Multiple procedures on forefoot, distal to and including the tarsometatarsal joint, which involves at least two distinct procedures not intrinsic to each other - unilateral - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W7430

    Reconstruction of lateral collateral ligament complex - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W2830

    Removal of internal fixation from bone / joint, excluding K-wires +/- image guidance - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W0321

    Osteotomies (eg Scarf and Akin) for hallux valgus correction with or without +/- internal fixation and +/- soft tissue correction - unilateral - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W6019

    Ankle syndesmosis reconstruction - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • T8003

    Major release of muscle for pain or contracture (e.g. quadriceps) (involving large joint) - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W0330

    Fusion of first metatarsophalangeal joint - unilateral - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W0850

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

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • S7010

    Wedge excision or avulsion of nail (including chemical ablation of nail bed) - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • W0322

    Osteotomies (eg Scarf and Akin) for hallux valgus correction with or without +/- internal fixation and +/- soft tissue correction - bilateral - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

  • T6822

    Delayed or secondary repair of Achilles tendon with tendon or fascial graft - (1-5)

    Saxon Clinic (The) (1-5)

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