Consultant Profile

Mr Nazzar Tellisi

Mr Nazzar Tellisi MSc Mmed Sci FRCS FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Foot Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Forefoot surgery
Ankle arthroscopy
Ligament reconstruction
Foot and ankle trauma

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Leeds

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

British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society (BOFSS)

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0113 218 5908/9
Private secretary:
Mrs Carol Kirby
Private secretary telephone number:
07594 550362
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Nazzar Tellisi took up the post as a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at Leeds General Infirmary and as senior clinical lecturer at the University of Leeds in January 2011.

He has gained a great deal of skill and experience in the management and surgical treatment of trauma and orthopaedic conditions during his career to date. Mr Tellisi has received advanced training at the Hospital for Special Surgery  in the USA. As a clinical fellow within the foot and ankle service at the Hospital, Mr Tellisi's training was focused on adult reconstructive foot and ankle surgery with exposure to paediatric foot problems and complex foot and ankle trauma. 

Mr Tellisi spent an additional year in the limb lengthening and reconstruction service. His training covered adult reconstructive surgery, paediatric limb deformities, foot and ankle surgery with substantial exposure to ankle fusions and Charcot arthropathies. Mr Tellisi's expertise in lower limb surgery covers:

Forefoot surgery 
- Scarf osteotomy
- Chevron Osteotomy
- 1st MTPJ arthrodesis
- Lapidus procedures
- Weil osteotomy

Hindfoot surgery
- Ankle arthrodesis
- Subtalar Arthrodesis
- Talonavicular fusion
- Ankle arthroscopy
- Ankle replacement

Foot and ankle trauma
- Calcaneus fractures
- Lisfranc injuries
- Talus fractures
Tendon surgery
- Flexor hallucis longus transfer for Achilles tendon,
- Flexor digitorum longus transfer for posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
Ilizarov reconstruction procedures
- Deformity correction
- Ankle distraction
- Infected ankles
- Pilon fractures

Personal profile:

Mr Nazzar Tellisi is married with three children.

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Mr Nazzar Tellisi

Mr Nazzar Tellisi Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Leeds, West Yorkshire, private hospital specialist.

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