Professor Lyndon Mason

Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon

MB BCh, MRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth), FRCS (Glasg)


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I am a highly qualified fellowship-trained expert in all problems relating to the foot and ankle. I specialise in foot and ankle problems, including bunions/hallux valgus, big toe arthritis, complex deformity corrections, arthritis surgery and sports related foot and ankle disease.

In addition, I have overseen a regional heel pain clinic for the last seven years, specialising in conditions such as Achilles tendon disorders and plantar fasciitis. I use modern techniques including keyhole surgery such as arthroscopy and minimally invasive techniques and non-invasive techniques such as Shockwave therapy and Botox injection whenever appropriate.

In the last 8 years, I have achieved both national and international recognition in foot and ankle research, winning 16 national and international prizes. I was awarded the Hunterian Professorship from the Royal college of surgeons in 2020 for my work on ankle fractures. I have won the Chan Cheng memorial prize, the highest award from the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) on three separate occasions.

I am the elected chair of the BOFAS Outcomes Committee chair, taking responsibility for the National foot and ankle registry. I am an Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Liverpool, where I am the undergraduate lead in Musculoskeletal disease and Orthopaedics for the School of Medicine.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Lyndon Mason at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - ankle and foot

Other treatments

  • Arthritis (big toe, midfoot, ankle)
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus) including minimally invasive surgery
  • Heel pain (Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon problems)
  • Trauma to the foot and ankle

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Additional information

Ankle surgery
Foot surgery

Heel Pain (Plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendon problems) Bunions (Hallux Valgus) including minimally invasive surgery Arthritis (big toe, midfoot, ankle) Trauma to the foot and ankle

MB BCh / University of Wales College of Medicine, Heath Park, Cardiff / 1998
Degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Commendation

MRCS (Eng) / Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London / 2005
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (England)

FRCS (Tr&Orth) / Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London / 2013
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Trauma and Orthopaedics)

FRCS (Glasg) / Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, Glasgow / 2020
Fellowship awarded


Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Member of the British Orthopaedic Association

Consultant, Liverpool University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Musculoskeletal system lead and Orthopaedic Specialty lead, University of Liverpool