Consultant Profile

Mr James  Alvey

Mr James  Alvey FCPodS MSc PGCert BSc (Hons)
Practicing at:
Spire Gatwick Park Hospital
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Podiatric foot surgery
    • Podiatry
Special clinical interests:
  • Arthritis of the Foot & Ankle
  • Bunion Deformity (Hallux Valgus) Treatment
  • Cavus Foot
  • Corticosteroid & Hyaluronan Injection Therapy
  • Flatfoot
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Ganglions
  • Heel Pain / Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Hammer Toe Deformities
  • Local Anaesthesia
  • Lower Limb Biomechanics & Gait Analysis
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Musculoskeletal Pathology of the Foot & Ankle
  • Neuromas
Current NHS and /or university posts:
  • Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, Sussex Community NHS Trust 
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
  • Fellow of the Directorate of Podiatric Surgery
  • College of Podiatrists (UK)
  • Health and Care Professions Council
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Insured - 01293 778 919; Self funding - 01293 778 906
Tuesday PM
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr James Alvey is a consultant podiatric surgeon at Spire Gatwick Park private hospital in Horley, Surrey offering private appointments to patients in Surrey and Sussex in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

He is a specialist in the non-surgical and surgical management of feet. His regular practice includes common forefoot conditions such as bunions, arthritic foot joints, hammer toes, neuromas and ingrown toe nails. He also prescribes foot orthoses and utilises therapeutic steroid and local anaesthetic injections.

Mr Alvey initially qualified in Podiatry in 1993 from the University of Brighton and went on to begin his surgical studies in 2001. His surgical training was gained at Lambeth Teaching NHS Primary Care Trust and also with the Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Consultants at Western Sussex NHS Hospital Trust. He gained his Surgical Fellowship in 2008.

His current NHS post is within Sussex Community NHS Trust and covers West Sussex and Brighton. He is the lead consultant for the Podiatric Surgery Department there.

Mr Alvey is a visiting senior lecturer to the University of Brighton Podiatry Division and is an accredited clinical educator.  His research interests include Patient Reported Outcome Measures. He completed his own MSc in 2009 on this subject and has published research on this and several other subjects.

Personal profile:

I am a keen runner and cyclist, having completed many 10k's, half-marathons and just the one marathon. I also enjoy music and play the ukulele. I have a busy family life with my wife and young daughter.

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Mr James  Alvey

Mr James  Alvey Allied Health Professionals Consultant, Horley, Surrey, private hospital specialist.

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