Consultant Profile

Mr Aria Ghassemi

Mr Aria Ghassemi  MBBS,MSc, FRCS(Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Hartswood Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Foot Surgery
    • Sports injury
Special clinical interests:

Big toe arthritis; ankle injury; foot and ankle arthritis; Achilles tendon; Plantar fascitis; Hallux valgus and rigidus; Bunion/lesser toe correction
Treatment of arthritis affecting the foot and ankle
Treatment of all foot and ankle injuries including fractures and fracture dislocations
Treatment of sports injuries of the foot and ankle including the use of arthroscopy
Treatment of tendon disorders of the foot and ankle
Treatment of heel and foot pain
Treatment of toenail disorders and neuromas
Excision of bony lumps/soft tissue swellings of the foot and ankle
Foot or ankle pain
Achilles tendon injuries
Rheumatoid feet

Research interests:

Alongside his practice at the University College Hospital, Mr Ghassemi is involved in cutting-edge research into future treatment of achilles tendinopathy. In addition, he has  published widely, including a chapter on heel pain in the European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology text book. He also brings the specialist sports injury knowledge he has gained working for Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH), a legacy project of the 2012 Olympic games.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

University College London Hospital NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Orthopaedic Association

Contact Details 
Mr Ghassemi is available for consultation on Friday evenings. Please call 01277 266 766 to book an appointment.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Aria Ghassmi is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Spire Hartswood hospital in Brentwood, Essex offering private foot and ankle surgery in our clean and comfortable private hospital.

Mr Aria Ghassemi is a consultant foot and ankle surgeon at the University College Hospital one of London's renowned teaching hosptials with 21 years experience. Mr Ghassemi obtained his primary medical degreee from St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospital. His foot and ankle training took him to England's center of excellence The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (stanmore), Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Cheldren and the Royal London Hospital. His Fellowship in foot an ankle surgery took place at the presitigious Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford.

Personal profile:

Having grown up in Brentwood and studied in Brentwood School, I have always been keen to practice in Essex. I am married with three children and live between Brentwood and London. I love spending time building intricate structures out of Lego with my two daughters while my son specialises in destoying them. I have always been a film buff and a massive Kubrick fan. I have also recently started painting.

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