Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mr Ian Winson

Mr Ian Winson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ian Winson at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - ankle and foot

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Professional profile

I am one of the senior orthopaedic surgeons in the UK. I have had a special interest in the problems of the foot and ankle for most of my consultant career.

I have extensive experience of treating all the disorders affecting the structure of the foot and ankle from trauma through complex deformity to arthritis and the effects of diabetes. I have treated patients who have been top class rugby players, footballers and cricketers.

I am perhaps best known for my work on arthroscopic (keyhole) techniques for the treatment of foot and ankle disorders designed to limit the risks of surgery. I have extensively taught other surgeons these techniques.

I have been President of the British Foot and Ankle Society, of the European Foot and Ankle Society and most recently President of the British Orthopaedic Association.

My research interests are based largely in the area of the practice of foot and ankle care and include research on the function of the foot and ankle through to the outcome of complex foot and ankle surgery.

Clinical Interests

Special clinical interests: Foot and ankle surgery, ankle arthroscopy, management of ankle arthritis, forefoot surgery, lower limb sports surgery, complex revision foot and ankle surgery, ankle ligament surgery, advanced techniques in the treatment of foot deformity and arthritis.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
Council Member of European Foot and Ankle Surgery
Member of the International Foot and Ankle Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, North Bristol NHS Trust (Southmead Hospital)

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Financial Interests

Owns 10% of Sport and Orthopaedic Clinic (Bristol) Limited which owns 100% of an ESWT Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy Machine machine used at the hospital.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0117 317 1797 ext 204
Private secretary Emma Smyth
Private secretary telephone 0117 317 1797 ext 204
Private secretary fax 0117 973 8678
Private secretary email