Mr James M Pickard

Consultant Podiatrist

CSci, MSc, FRCPodS , FRCPodM, FFPodMed RCPS(Glasgow)

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My NHS practice is in Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust where I have been practicing for over 25 years.

In addition, I have previously lectured at the School of Podiatry at Huddersfield University where I also ran the Department for several years. I still maintain my teaching links with the University and also lecture to students at the National university in Galway and Sydney Australia.

Professionally, I am the immediate past Vice Dean of the Royal Colleges Surgical Faculty, and still serve on the Royal Colleges Medicines Committees.

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr James M Pickard at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • First toe fusions for severe joint arthritis
  • Correction of lesser toe deformities such as hammer or claw toes
  • Foot orthoses for painful feet and associated conditions (orthoses are not covered by medical insurers)
  • Hallux valgus correction for painful ¬†bunions¬†

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Additional information

Diploma in Podiatric Medicine / United Kingdom / 1979
Diploma in Podiatric Medicine

State Registered Chiropodist / United Kingdom / 1979
State Registered Chiropodist

MSc / University of Salford / 1992
Department of Orthopaedic Mechanics

FRCPodS / College of podiatry / 1995
Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatric Surgery

FRCPodM / College of Podiatry / 2008
Fellowship of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine

Professional leadership

Fellow of the faculty of Podiatric Medicine
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Dean (North Region) Directorate of Podiatric Surgery
Elected vice Dean Faculty of Podiatric Surgery
Awarded Chartered Scientist status CSci of the Science Council

Consultant Podiatrist, Mid Yorkshire Hospital Trust. Senior Lecturer Huddersfield School of Podiatry

Visiting Lecturer, Galway School of Podiatry, University of Ireland, Galway