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- Gait analysis
Team Member BIO - Andre Ferreira, Advanced Podiatrist.
André has more than 14 years experience in treating foot and ankle conditions. He graduated from the University of Porto in 2006 with a BSc degree in Podiatry.
He has experience working both for the NHS and private clinics in London and Portugal and joins our team as an Advanced Podiatrist at the Maidenhead Foot and Ankle clinic.
André completed a post-graduate diploma in 2008 in Minimal invasive Podiatric Surgery at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and in 2010 a externship in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine which as allowed him to further is knowledge and expertise.
Most recently he gained his Master’s degree in the Theory of Podiatric Surgery at the University of Huddersfield which will allow him to further his training in Podiatric Surgery.
As an Extended Scope Podiatrist he is experienced in treating all kinds of musculoskeletal pathologies.
Andre specialises in lower limb biomechanics, musculoskeletal podiatry, foot pain, sports injuries of the foot and ankle and paediatrics podiatry but enjoys all aspects of the profession.
Aside from his clinical duties, Andre takes an active role in the teaching and training of his colleagues. He has lectured extensively throughout Europe and South America. He is an advisor to the European League Against Rheumatology and a editor for the European journal of Podiatry. He is a published scientific author and enjoys participating in research projects to further the profession, about which he is passionate.
Outside of clinic time Andre is very sociable and enjoys spending time with friends. Having recently moved to Henley he is enjoying exploring everything it has to offer, so if you have any good restaurant recommendations or lovely country walks he can take is adorable dog be sure to send them his way.
André is available via BUPA on Thursday at the Maidenhead Foot & Ankle Clinic
Areas of interest
Surgery of ingrown toe nails
Sports injuries of the foot and ankle
Insoles - medical orthoses
Routine podiatry interventions
Verrucae - Basic treatments included. Verrucae needling is not funded by BUPA scheme.
Chronic foot pain
Diagnostic ultra sound
Big toe pain
Fungal nail infection
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Portuguese - Native or bilingual
- Podiatry BSc HONS University of Porto 2006
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Health Care Professions Council HCPC 2006
Affiliations / memberships
College of Podiatry
Faculty of Podiatric Surgery
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
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Follow on podiatry visit including cryotherapy and local anaesthetic - (>50)
Initial podiatry visit including cryotherapy and local anaesthetic - (>50)
Avulsion or wedge excision of nail package by podiatrist (including all charges and including local anaesthetic) - (5-50)
Gait analysis including biomechanical assessment with video infra-red computerised analysis - (5-50)
ExCon - Further Discretionary Payment - (1-5)