Mr Paul  Fenton

Mr Paul Fenton

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCS (Tr+Orth)

Specialises in

  • Ankle surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Foot surgery
  • Sports injury

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I specialise in complex lower limb trauma including periarticular fractures, foot and ankle trauma, orthoplastic injuries and post-traumatic limb reconstruction. A significant proportion of my practice involves the use of circular fixators for both acute and delayed trauma reconstruction (nonunion malunion and bone infection) as well as the management of post-traumatic and elective foot and ankle conditions, including sports injuries. At Spire Little Aston Hospital I manage conditions of the foot and ankle including trauma, forefoot deformity, sports injuries and arthritic conditions.

Since 2015 I have worked as an Orthopaedic Trauma Consultant at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital which serves as the major trauma centre for Birmingham and the surrounding region. I am a member of the limb reconstruction unit, receiving tertiary referrals from across the region.

After undergraduate training in Edinburgh, I completed Orthopaedic training in Birmingham. This was followed by specialist fellowship training in limb reconstruction surgery in Bristol and foot and ankle surgery in Sheffield as well as a visiting fellowship to Tampa, Florida with Dr Roy Sanders.


General Medical Council Number: C6024501

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Paul Fenton at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - ankle and foot

Other treatments

  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle stabilisation
  • Corrective osteotomy of the foot, ankle and tibia
  • Foot and ankle fusion surgery
  • Internal fixation of the foot and ankle fractures

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Additional information

Ankle surgery
Foot surgery
Orthopaedic surgery
Sports injury

MB ChB / University of Edinburgh / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS / England / 2012
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

MRCS / England / 2014
Membership of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons

Professional leadership

Education Lead, Foundation training, Orthopaedic Trauma Department, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Consultant Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham

I am married with two children, we have lived in Sutton Coldfield for the past 10 years. As a family we enjoy hill walking, biking and skiing. I am a keen trail runner and mountain biker and have completed ultramarathons in the lake district and the Brecon beacons. I have twice completed the 3 peaks challenge as part of a team sponsored for charity.

Telephone 0121 580 7119
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