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Mr Ben Yates

Mr Ben Yates

Wiltshire Foot Surgery Services

Podiatric surgery 85001293

 

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

Specialises in

  • Podiatric surgery

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Ben Yates graduated as a podiatrist in 1989 passing with distinction and clinical prize. He completed his surgical fellowship in 1997 having trained in Northampton and London and masters degree in 1999. He was formally the head of podiatry at both University College Northampton and La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. He moved to Swindon in 2003 and works as a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at the Great Western Hospital.
Mr Yates has performed over 8000 foot and ankle procedures. The majority of this surgery is performed on a day case basis under either local or general anaesthetic. Recent independent audits have demonstrated high patient satisfaction rates (93% at two year follow-up) for a variety of common foot and ankle procedures. Many conditions can be treated successfully without surgery and careful assessment, often involving imaging studies, is needed to help diagnose the condition and plan the best management.
Mr Yates has lectured at both national and international conferences and authored a number of articles. He is the principal editor of the textbook Assessment of the Lower Limb (Elsevier, 2009). He is an external examiner for the Masters degree in Podiatric Surgery and sits on the advisory panel for several journal publications.
Mr Ben Yates uses the most advanced treatment options for the management of overuse conditions such as plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonopathy including Extracorpeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) and enhanced injection and surgical techniques.

Areas of interest

Foot and ankle surgery with a particular interest in forefoot deformity such as bunions and hammer toes. Flat foot correction. Neuroma surgery and arthritis of the foot. Ingrowing toenails, Achilles tendon and ankle ligament problems. Sports injuries of foot and ankle.
Surgical management of the diabetic foot.
Extracorpeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)Achilles tendonopathy. Enhanced injection techniques including hyaluronic acid and PRP (platelet rich plasma).

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Procedures completed

  • T5780

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for plantar fasciitis - (5-50)

    Great Western Hospital (1-5)

  • W9040

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa - unilateral - (5-50)

  • T7250

    Extracorporeal shockwave therapy for achilles tendonitis - (5-50)

    Great Western Hospital (1-5)

  • W3530

    Removal of percutaneous wire - (5-50)

  • AA629

    Excision of nail and nail bed (Zadek's) package (includes 3 follow up visits and includes local anaesthetic) - (5-50)

    Great Western Hospital (1-5)

  • W1590

    Correction of retracted/dislocated metatarsophalangeal joint (including tendon transfer, division/realignment of bone and internal fixation) - (5-50)

  • W1040

    Osteotomy of short bone of foot (excluding hallux valgus and including internal fixation) - (5-50)

  • T5900

    Excision of ganglion - (5-50)

  • W0330

    Fusion of first metatarso-phalangeal joint - (1-5)

  • T6462

    Excision or partial excision of IP joint of lesser toe with tendon transfer - (1-5)

  • AA365

    Gait analysis including biomechanical assessment with video infra-red computerised analysis - (1-5)

  • W5940

    Fusion of interphalangeal joint(s) of toe (including internal fixation) - (1-5)

  • T7482

    Platelet Rich Plasma injection for tendinopathy with/without dry needling and ultrasound guidance - (1-5)

  • W5700

    Excision arthroplasty of first metatarso-phalangeal joint with prosthetic implantation or interposition arthroplasty - (1-5)

  • A6030

    Transection of peripheral nerve for neuroma - (1-5)

  • W0460

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

  • T6220

    Excision of bursa - (1-5)

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