Consultant Profile

Mr Henry Willmott

Mr Henry Willmott BMBS BMedSci (Hons) MSc FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Sussex Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Ankle surgery
    • Foot Surgery
Special clinical interests:

Bunions (hallux valgus)
Hammer toes
Forefoot pain (metatarsalgia)
Arthritic conditions of the foot
Sports injuries
Ankle arthroscopy (key-hole surgery)
Ankle instability
Tendon problems including flat feet
Ankle arthritis including ankle replacement

Research interests:

Fusion techniques in foot surgery
Deformity correction
Heel (calcaneal) fractures

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Conquest Hospital

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Association
British Foot and Ankle Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01424 757454
Private secretary:
Kerry Collins
Private secretary telephone number:
01424 834115
Private secretary fax:
01424 757453
Personal email address:
Tuesday mornings, Wednesdays, other days by appointment.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Willmott is a specialist foot and ankle surgeon. His orthopaedic training was at King’s College Hospital London and various hospitals in Kent and Sussex. He then did a Foot and Ankle Speciality Fellowship at The Royal Bournemouth Hospital. He was awarded a British Orthopaedic Association travelling fellowship which allowed him to work at The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington DC. Here he learnt cutting edge techniques in foot and ankle and trauma surgery. He then undertook a further period of specialist training at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, gaining experience in the latest generation of ankle replacements. He was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Conquest Hospital in 2015.

Mr Willmott is the author of ‘Trauma and Orthopaedics At A Glance’, a major text book for junior doctors. He has performed research into the use of new devices for fusion of bones in the foot. His results have been presented at national meetings and he won a prize for this work in 2014. He also teaches Advanced Trauma Life Support to doctors nationwide.

His specialist interests include bunion correction, treatment of metatarsalgia, heel pain and tendon disorders, flat foot deformity and tendon reconstruction, ankle instability, sporting injuries and arthritic conditions affecting the foot and ankle including ankle replacement.

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Mr Henry Willmott

Mr Henry Willmott Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Hastings, East Sussex, private hospital specialist.

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