05 December 2019
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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Simon Burtt at Spire include:
I am a Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon. I was appointed as a consultant in 2006 at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, my specialisms are all aspects of foot and ankle surgery. Special interests include radial extracorporeal shockwave therapy and minimally invasive foot surgery for great toe osteoarthritis, bunions and flat foot.
My research interests are primarily Achilles tendon disorders, plantar fasciitis, minimally invasive foot surgery and trauma management. Research collaborations include the assessment of the effectiveness of extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) for soft tissue injuries, and the study of non-operative rehabilitation for Achilles tendon rupture. I believe in tailoring non-operative and operative treatment options to the individual.
I undertook my undergraduate medical training at St George’s Hospital, University of London, qualifying in 1994. After holding posts at University College Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, I completed higher orthopaedic training on the South East Thames orthopaedic surgical rotation between 2000 and 2006, working at King’s College Hospital, Guy’s Hospital and St Thomas’s Hospitals. I completed a Fellowship in Sports Medicine with foot and ankle surgery at the Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre, Australia in 2005, and visitations to the Schulthess Klinik, Zurich, Switzerland, 2011 and the Centre for Chirurgie Orthopedique et Sportive, Bordeaux, Merignac, France, 2014.
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MB BS / London / 1994
Undergraduate Medical Degree
BSc / London / 1994
Bachelor of Science
FRCS(Eng) / Royal College of Surgeons, London / 2006
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRCS(Tr & Orth) / Perth Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre in Australia / 2005
Higher training in Trauma and Orthopaedics
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Specialist Training Committee - East of England Deanery.
Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
Orthopaedic Tutor, Luton and Dunstable Hospital.
I live near Harpenden with my wife and family. My hobbies include bridge and cricket.
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