Mr Shelain Patel

Mr Shelain Patel

Stanmore Foot and Ankle Specialists

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06077304

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Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Foot & Ankle
  • Trauma

About me

I am a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising exclusively in foot and ankle conditions. My public practice is based at (1) the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital which is ranked in the top 15 specialist orthopaedic centres worldwide and; (2) University College London Hospital which is ranked as the second best hospital overall in the UK.

Medical school: University College London.
Orthopaedic training programme: NE Thames (UCH/Middlesex Hospital) rotation.
Fellowships: (1) Windsor. (2) Stanmore. (3) BOSTAA Travelling Fellowship (Minneapolis, USA; Chicago, USA; London, UK; Amsterdam, Netherlands).

Clinical areas of expertise (alphabetical)
Achilles tendinopathy.
Achilles tendon ruptures.
Ankle arthritis and deformity.
Ankle arthroscopy.
Ankle replacements.
Big toe Cartiva resurfacing and fusions.
Bunion correction.
Flat foot deformity and tibialis posterior tendon dysfunction.
Fractures (breaks) of the foot and ankle.
Lesser toe deformity (including hammer toes, claw toes and mallet toes).
Hindfoot arthritis and deformity.
Midfoot arthritis and deformity.
Neuromuscular feet.
Osteochondral defects of the talus.
Plantar fasciitis.
Rheumatoid feet.
Sports injuries (including ligament sprains).
Tendon disorders.

Throughout my career, I have been actively involved with research. I am widely published with numerous peer reviewed publications, book chapters and consensus publications. I am actively involved in research at the Institute of Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Science based at RNOH. For an update list of my publications, visit:

Areas of interest

Achilles tendon pain; Achilles tendinopathy; Achilles tendon rupture; Achilles tendon repair; Ankle arthritis; Ankle arthroscopy; Ankle fracture; Ankle fusion; Ankle arthrodesis; Ankle instability; Ankle ligament tears; Ankle pain; Ankle sprain; Ankle surgery; Ankle replacement; Arthroscopy; Big toe fusion; Big toe arthrodesis; Bunions; Cartilage injury; Cartilage regeneration; Cartiva Big Toe Joint Replacement; Foot fracture; Foot surgery; Forefoot surgery; Hallux valgus; Hallux rigidus; Hammer toe; Hindfoot surgery; Ligament sprain; Morton’s neuroma; Metatarsalgia; Midfoot surgery; Non-union; Osteochondral defect; Osteochondral lesion; Plantar fasciitis; Sports injuries; Stress fractures; Tendinopathy; Tendinitis; Tendon injury; Tendon inflammation; Tendon rupture; Toe deformity correction; Trauma

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Procedures completed

  • W1920

    Primary open reduction of long bone with fixation - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • W0460

    Complex procedure to mid foot or hindfoot without autogenous bone graft (osteotomy/fusion +/- tendon transfers) - (1-5)

  • W0322

    Osteotomy/ies (eg Scarf and Akin) for Hallux Valgus correction with or without internal fixation and soft tissue correction - bilateral - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

  • W7400

    Reconstruction of one or two ligaments not elsewhere specified - (1-5)

    Princess Grace Hospital (1-5)

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