Mr Edmund Ieong

Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon

MBBS BSc


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I qualified from Imperial College London medical school in 2007, with a BSc Honors degree in surgery and anaesthesia. I undertook specialist orthopaedic training in London in the North West Thames London Deanery. During training, I worked at St. Mary’s Major Trauma Centre, the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. I subsequently undertook two specialist foot and ankle fellowships at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford and Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, with experience in complex foot and ankle trauma/pathology, reconstruction and diabetic foot conditions. I was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon to West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2019.

I specialise in all aspects of orthopaedic foot and ankle conditions. This includes arthritis of the foot and ankle, deformity correction (flat feet and high arched feet), sports injuries such as ankle ligament injury and reconstruction and Achilles tendon rupture and foot and ankle keyhole surgery (arthroscopy). I also treat conditions of the forefoot including, bunions, big toe arthritis, Morton neuroma, toe deformities and foot and ankle conditions associated with other diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. I have experience in the management of diabetic foot conditions and fractures and soft tissue injuries to the foot and ankle. 

I have also undertaken research and presented and published work in the management of plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonitis. I am also a member of the multi-disciplinary diabetic foot team at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. My practice involves multi-disciplinary collaboration with orthotists and physiotherapists in the management of foot and ankle conditions.

I have regular and active involvement in quality improvement projects to improve the care and patient experience. I am involved with service development within the foot and ankle orthopaedic department at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. To complement this, I have completed the British Orthopaedic Association Leadership Programme.

I am keen and enthusiastic on the training of higher surgical trainees and am regularly involved with teaching courses and the training of trainees from the North West London Deanery.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Edmund Ieong at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Ankle surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Sports injury

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Additional information

Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS, BSc, FRCS (Orth) / Imperial College London / 2007
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
FRCS (Orth) is a postgraduate qualification specialising in Orthopaedic surgery


Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS)

General Medical Council

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Research and publications

I am a reviewer for article publication in the following journals:

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Foot and ankle specialist

Personal profile

I have an interest in rowing and whilst at university I was a member of the Imperial College Medical Rowing team 1st VIII. Since leaving university I enjoy road cycling, squash and, more recently, golf.

Contact information

Telephone 01582 763191
Email hertfordshirefootandankle@gmail.com
Website https://www.hertfordshirefootandankle.co.uk/
Private secretary Lesley Mitchell
Private secretary telephone 07858144693
Private secretary email info@hertfordshirefootandankle.co.uk