24 September 2018
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An initial consultation with Mr Robert Clayton is from £200.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Robert Clayton at Spire include:
I took up post as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in February 2010 as the first surgeon in Fife with a major subspecialty interest in foot and ankle surgery. I perform the full range of foot and ankle surgery including ankle replacements, hindfoot deformity surgery, ligament reconstructions and arthroscopic ankle surgery using modern techniques. I carry out forefoot deformity correction using techniques which include the scarf osteotomy and minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery for bunion correction; these procedures allow rapid post-operative mobilisation without the need for plaster casting. I also perform general and specialist foot and ankle trauma surgery. I introduced the Cartiva implant to Scotland for treatment of osteoarthritis of the great toe (hallux rigidus).
Having studied medicine in Edinburgh as an undergraduate, I qualified in 2000 and remained in Edinburgh for my basic and higher specialist surgical training. I undertook a specialist training fellowship in complex surgery of the foot and ankle in Glasgow in 2009, followed by a lower limb reconstruction fellowship in Toronto. I have undertaken further specialist training in ankle replacement and forefoot deformity correction surgery with leading European foot and ankle specialists in cities including Zurich, Bordeaux, Paris and Padua.
I have taken a leading role in developing foot and ankle surgical services in Scotland and across the United Kingdom. I organised and taught on specialist aspects of foot and ankle surgery for trainee surgeons and other health professionals.
I am a prominent member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and was elected to its Scientific Committee in 2014.
General Medical Council Number: C4697600Back to top
British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
European Foot and Ankle Society
British Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Foot & Ankle Scotland
Consultant Orthopaedic and Foot and Ankle Surgeon, NHS Fife - Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline
I have lived in Edinburgh since 1994 and have a range of outside interests which include walking, photography, travel, wine and malt whisky. These have increasingly taken a back seat recently as they have been superseded by the demands of his three small children.
Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.
24 September 2018