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Mr Mark Herron is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle surgeon at The Priory hospital, Birmingham. He is the Director of the Foot and Ankle Clinic, a multidisciplinary practice, which he set up in 2004.
Mark Herron also practises at Fortius Clinic Marylebone.London
Marks’ practice encompasses all areas of adult and adolescent foot and ankle, in which he is closely supported by podiatry, physiotherapy and orthotist colleagues at the clinic.
At the Foot and Ankle clinic Mark uses only modern techniques for bunion surgery (Hallux Valgus) such as the Scarf osteotomy. The Scarf procedure has one of the highest success rates, allows immediate weight bearing and minimises postoperative pain. With the Scarf operation for bunion surgery one can be back to work within a few days. Mark Herron treats big toe arthritis (Hallux rigidus) using big toe arthroscopy, big toe fusion and big toe replacement.
Mark Herron also runs a busy sport injuries practice regularly treating professional sportsmen and women as well as social sports enthusiasts. Ankle arthroscopy, ankle ligament reconstruction and Achilles tendon operations are commonly used in the management of these conditions.
Ankle fusions, arthroscopies and debridements are regularly performed at the Clinic by Mark Herron. Ankle. Fusions are generally carried out using arthroscopic techniques. This allows immediate weight bearing post operatively and significantly reduces pain. Mark Herron and his colleagues understand there is often a delicate balance to be struck between function, pain relief and aesthetics.
Foot and ankle surgery is performed to reduce pain, improve deformity and increase function. In many cases however non-operative treatment is also an option.
Areas of interest
Sports injuries of the foot and ankle; ankle arthritis; Achilles tendonitis; Achilles tendonosis; revision surgery; osteochondral defects; ankle sprains; unstable ankle; toe deformities; Hallux Valgus or bunions; Mortons Neuroma, Plantar fasciitas;non operative treatments.
- Jill Coppel
- B M I Priory Hospital Priory Road Edgbaston Birmingham B5 7UG
- 0121 446 1730
- Jill Coppel
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Courses offered to GPs
Give regular talks to GP practices in the West Midlands as part of the Midland Orthopaedic Practice.
Lecture to GPs physios orthotists and podiatrists at the Barber institute, University of Birmingham.
Lecture at London Zoo to gatherings of physiotherapist, podiatrists and GP.
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- Medical Degree - MB ChB Birmingham University 1994
- Surgical Training - FRCS (Tr&Orth) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 1996
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Details of entry to specialist register
- Full Registration , 1992
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
Bristish Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
- Fortius Clinc17 Fitzhardinge StreetLondonW1H 6EQ
- 09:30 - 16:30
- 07896 139382
- The Foot & Ankle ClinicBMI The Priory...
- 08:30 - 17:30
- 07896 139382
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mr Herron can be contacted via the switchboard at the hospital in which the patient was treated. Please either call the Clinic secretary during office hours or the main switchboard and ask for Mr Herron to be contacted.
Priory Hospital : 0121 440 2323
Office Hours: 07896139382