Consultant Profile

Mr Nick Harris

Mr Nick Harris FRCS (Tr. & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Leeds Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Foot Surgery
    • Knee Surgery
  • Soft-tissue injuries
    Special clinical interests:

    Ankle replcement surgery
    Bunion surgery
    Sports injuries
    Knee replacements
    Knee arthroscopy

    Research interests:

    Author of over 100 original publications covering many aspects of orthopaedics especially foot and ankle surgery.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Leeds General Infirmary.
    Senior Clinical Lecturer, Leeds University.

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

    BOFFS (British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society)
    BASK (British Association of Surgery about the Knee)

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    0113 218 5908/9
    Private secretary telephone number:
    0113 269 3939 ext 2361
    Private secretary email address:
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Nick Harris took up his post as a consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at Leeds General Infirmary and as senior clinical lecturer at the University of Leeds in August 2001.

    Mr Nick Harris has a sub-specialty interest in foot and ankle surgery. He completed a foot and ankle fellowship in Dublin with Mr Mike Stevens who was then President of the European Foot and Ankle Society. Mr Harris also trained with Mr Tom Smith past President of the British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society. 

    Mr Harris has a particular interest in ankle replacement surgery and has performed approximately 400 such procedures. He is a member of the Biomet Total Ankle Replacement Faculty looking at ways to continually improve techniques and results in this challenging area. Mr Harris also undertakes large numbers of forefoot and bunion operations.

    In addition to foot and ankle surgery Mr Harris undertakes general knee surgery and has spent time working with Mr Dan Du Plessis a knee surgeon in South Africa who looked after the Springboks Rugby Team.

    Personal profile:

    Married with 4 children, Mr Nick Harris enjoys a number of interests including running and has completed various half marathon competitions. Mr Harris has enjoyed playing rugby but stopped several years ago after an injury whilst playing for Rotherham. Whilst at university, Mr Harris represented the North and Midlands of Scotland in rugby against the touring Australian side in 1988.

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    Mr Nick Harris

    Mr Nick Harris, Consultant Orthopaedic, Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Arthroscopy, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Knee Surgery, Bunion Surgery, Sports Injuries, Spire Leeds, Private Hospital, Roundhay, Leeds, Yorkshire

    Mr Nick Harris in Tatler's list of UK top doctors

    Mr Nick Harris was recognised as one of Britain's top 250 doctors in Tatler magazine’s annual supplement Doctors Guide 2013.

    Read more about Mr Nick Harris' listing in Tatler's Doctors Guide 2013

    Patient experiences

    Read about patients who have had surgery with Mr Nick Harris

    Professor Ian Whitmore - total ankle replacement surgery

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