- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Gait analysis
- Podiatric surgery
- Video and telephone consultations
Scott Corthine is Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at Newham University Hospital in East London, part of the St Barts Hospital group. He was the clinical lead in Podiatric Surgery at Ealing Hospital NHS Trust for 7 years.
He qualified from the London Foot Hospital in 1988. His first post was as a clinical supervisor at the hospital and as a researcher into the effects of HIV and AIDS on the foot.
Scott then gained experience and training in musculoskeletal medicine at the Harley Street Sports Clinic and worked extensively with sportsmen and women and dancers. He was a consultant to the Millennium Dome Organisation screening and treating the performers during the year the Dome was operating. He has worked for most of the Major West End production companies including the Really Useful Group, Cameron McIntosh, Disney, Riverdance, and Bill Kenwright. He has acted as a consultant to the Royal Ballet School.
Scott sits on the Medical Advisory Committee of the London Welbeck Hospital and was the Chair for 2 years. He acts as an expert witness and continues to pursue his interest in medical law and ethics.
Areas of interest
Sports and Dance Medicine;
Foot surgery, particularly bunions (hallux valgus) and arthritis of the big toe joint (hallux rigidus).
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant, Newham University Hospital
Sports and fitness
London Foot Hospital Shield
Courses offered to GPs
Understanding Medical Litigation
- MA Healthcare Law and Ethics Swansea University 2011
- Surgical Fellow Royal College of Podiatry 1999
Details of entry to specialist register
- Royal College of Podiatry , 1999
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Podiatry
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Metatarsal osteotomy (eg Scarf) for Hallux valgus, +/- internal fixation and soft tissue correction - (1-5)
Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)
Wedge excision or avulsion of nail (including chemical ablation of nail bed) - (1-5)
Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - unilateral - (1-5)
Follow on podiatry visit including cryotherapy and local anaesthetic - (1-5)