Mr Amit Bhargava

Mr Amit Bhargava

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MS ortho, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Wellesley Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Amit Bhargava at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - ankle and foot

Other treatments

  • Achilles tendon injuries
  • Ankle sprain treatment
  • Ankle surgery
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Bunion surgery
  • Deformity correction eg flat foot and high arch foot
  • Sports injuries
  • Paediatric foot problems

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Professional profile

I am a foot and ankle specialist and have been working as a consultant for the last seven years. I aim to provide an honest one stop service for all of your foot and ankle problems. My practice involves a large spectrum of foot and ankle surgeries and I endeavour to provide my patients with the best results in one attempt. My special interest lies in treating sports injuries of the foot and ankle. I routinely use keyhole surgery for treating patients and most of my work is done as a day case, thereby helping patients recover in the comfort of their own home after the surgery.

I undertake surgery for all complex foot and ankle problems. These include bunion and claw toe surgery, surgery for osteoarthritis of the big toe, midfoot, ankle and subtalar joint, achilles tendon surgery, peroneal tendon surgery, ankle ligament surgery, morton’s neuroma surgery, deformity corrections like flat foot, varus foot, keyhole surgery of the ankle subtalar joint, keyhole surgery of FHL and Os Trigonum, surgery for fractures of the ankle, heel bone and other foot bones.

In the last 7 years working as a consultant I have undertaken more than 2,000 major foot and ankle operations. These include more than 100 arthroscopic fusion surgeries, more than 500 bunion and foot surgeries and more than 100 achilles tendon surgeries. I have also undertaken numerous cases of complex deformity correctional surgeries.

I am the lead for foot and ankle trauma and I Chair the foot and ankle MDT meetings every month at Basildon University Hospital. My NHS practice involves referral of difficult foot and ankle cases from all of my Consultant Orthopaedic colleagues.

I am the trainer and education supervisor for trainee SPR’s coming to Basildon Hospital from the London Deanery. My keen interest in teaching and training has made me popular amongst trainees and my University colleagues.

Clinical Interests


Arthroscopic surgery of the foot and ankle, sports injuries of the foot and ankle, deformities e.g. flat foot or high arch.

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Qualification and professional memberships

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh / 2000
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS (Orth) / Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh / 2008
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Orthopaedics


Professional memberships

Member of the General Medical Council


Professional leadership

Lead for Foot and Ankle trauma at Basildon University Hospital
Chair of monthly foot and ankle MDT meetings at Basildon University Hospital

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Current NHS posts

Basildon University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Private contact details

Email info@essexfootankleconsultant.com
Website essexfootankleconsultant.com
Private secretary Danielle Cooper
Private secretary telephone 07437 949 628
Private secretary email bhargavasecretary@gmail.com