Mr  Timothy Clough

Mr Timothy Clough

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCS (Trauma&Orth)

Specialises in

  • Foot and ankle conditions
  • Sports injuries
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Monday: 10am - 1pm
Tuesday: 2.30pm – 6pm

An initial consultation with Mr Timothy Clough is from £250.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Timothy Clough at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Ankle and hindfoot arthritis
  • Ankle instability
  • Surgical management of the rheumatoid foot 
  • Joint replacement surgery to the big toe
  • Sports injuries of the ankle and foot
  • Ligament injuries in the ankle and foot
  • Ankle and foot fractures
  • Metatarsalgia 
  • Hammer/claw/mallet lesser toe problems
  • Achilles pain
  • Plantar fasciitis/heel pain
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Professional profile

I qualified from the Universities of St Andrews, Scotland and Manchester in 1992. I’m an NHS Consultant at Wrightington Hospital. My clinical practice is exclusively surgery of the ankle and foot and sports injuries.

I gained my specialist training in Manchester before completing an International Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship in Canada. During my training I won both the Sanofi Synthelabo Travelling Fellowship prize in 2002 and the British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society Travelling Fellowship Prize in 2003. I’ve published articles on ankle and big toe joint replacement surgery, day case forefoot surgery, trauma foot surgery and the role of PRP in plantar fasciitis. I regularly present as Faculty Member at regional, national and international meetings. I’m a PROMS (Patient Related Outcome Measure Score) Lead at my NHS Trust in foot and ankle, and also the senior foot and ankle specialist at the Trust.

I’m currently the Foot and Ankle Club Surgeon for a local Premiership football team, Super League rugby teams and a local Rugby Union team. I’m actively involved in medico-legal practice dealing with personal injury cases.

I’ve been Chairman of Faculty for the foot and ankle module for an MSc in Sports Orthopaedics at the University of Salford and I’m an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the university. I sit as an External Examiner for the School of Medicine BMSc programme at the University of Dundee. I’ve been invited onto the international faculty evaluating ankle joint replacement design, I’m a specialist adviser to NICE for the Interventional Procedures Programme, a member of the International Advisory Board and Editorial Committee for the specialist medical journal ‘The Foot’, and an elected member of the Scientific Committee for the British Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS). I’ve been trained as an Appraiser and perform yearly peer appraisals at my NHS Trust. I’ve also been trained by the NHS National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS) as a Case Investigator. I’m a currently a clinical and educational supervisor at Wrightington for the BOA appointed Transitional Fellow in Foot and Ankle.

General Medical Council Number: C3680155

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Ankle surgery
Foot surgery
Sports injury

Special clinical interests; Ankle arthroscopy, ankle and hindfoot arthritis, ankle replacement surgery, ankle instability, surgical management of the rheumatoid foot, hallux valgus (bunion), joint replacement surgery to the big toe, sports injuries of the ankle and foot, ligament injuries in the ankle and foot, ankle and foot fractures, metatarsalgia, Morton's neuroma, hammer/claw/mallet lesser toe problems, Achilles pain and plantar fasciitis/heel pain.

Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Hons) / St Andrew's University / 1989
Bachelor of Science

MB ChB / Manchester University / 1992
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS (Trauma&Orth) / Dublin (Intercollegiate) / 2001
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and specialist in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

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Current NHS posts

Wrightington Hospital

Contact information

Telephone 0161 447 6700
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