Mr Maneesh Bhatia

Mr Maneesh Bhatia

Orthopaedic Surgeon - Foot and ankle

MBBS, MS (Orth), FRCSEd, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Keyhole surgery for Achilles tendon repair and bunions
  • Sports injuries, Plantar fasciitis and shock wave therapy
  • Ankle replacement / arthroscopic ankle repair
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle, flat feet and tendon problems
  • Sees adults and children aged 12 years and over

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I am a foot and ankle surgeon specialising in bunion surgery, correction of failed bunion surgery, Morton’s Neuroma, surgery for arthritis of the foot and ankle, ankle arthroscopy and fusion, ankle replacement surgery, sports injuries to the foot and ankle, ankle instability, ankle ligament repair, tendon disorders around the foot and ankle (Tibialis posterior, Peroneal tendons, Achilles tendon) and Plantar Fasciitis. I also have a special interest in Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) which is a highly effective treatment for tendon-related pain.

I perform over 500 surgical foot and ankle procedures every year.

Following my one year Foot and Ankle surgery Fellowship at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge I was nominated by the European Foot and Ankle Society as travelling fellow of the year 2009, providing me with an excellent opportunity to visit prestigious Foot and Ankle surgery centres in New York, North Carolina and Dallas.

I run education courses for GP's including a course teaching GPs safe techniques for performing musculoskeletal injections in the community.

I am currently a member of the Scientific committee of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.


General Medical Council Number: 5198567

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Additional information

Ankle surgery
Foot surgery
Orthopaedic surgery

My special clinical interests include: bunion surgery, big toe arthritis, Morton's neuroma excision, rheumatoid foot reconstruction, midfoot arthritis, ankle arthroscopy, ankle instability, tendon problems around the foot and ankle, deformity correction, arthroscopic ankle fusion and ankle replacement.

MBBS / University of Rajasthan, India / 1993
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MS (Orth) / University of Rajasthan, India / 1997
Post graduate qualification in Orthopaedics

Post Graduate Diploma in Trauma & Orth / University of Brighton / 2011
Post Graduate Diploma in Trauma & Orthopaedics

FRCS / Edinburgh / 2001
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / London / 2007
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

Professional memberships

European Foot and Ankle Society

British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

British Orthopaedic Association

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

I am the chief editor of a recently published book ‘An Orthopaedics guide for today's GP’. I have written a chapter on forefoot disorders in the ‘Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics’ and am involved in a number of research projects at University Hospitals of Leicester.

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester.

My wife is a GP and we have a young son and daughter. I enjoy swimming, playing cricket, badminton and table tennis. My favourite ways to relax include countryside walks with my family and dog and watching movies.

Owns 100% of the Shockwave Therapy Treatment Equipment which he uses at Spire Leicester Hospital.
Telephone For appointments at Spire Leicester 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Tracey Richardson-Doherty
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3014
Private secretary fax 0116 272 9009
Private secretary email