Mr Nikhil Nanavati 

Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon


MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Tr and Orth), MSc Orth Eng (Merit)


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About Mr Nikhil Nanavati, Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Mr Nanavati is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in foot and ankle surgery. He is an expert in the generality of foot and ankle surgery with specialist skill in sport injuries, key hole surgery and complex deformity correction.

He was a student at The Manchester Grammar School, studied medicine at Brighton / Sussex Medical School and completed his orthopaedic training on the Sheffield, South Yorkshire rotation. He ranked 11th in the country in his orthopaedic training entry exam and 4th in Yorkshire in his basic surgical training entry exam.

Mr Nanavati has worked alongside 2 past presidents of the British Foot and Ankle Society which included a 16 month fellowship with Miss Patricia Allen in Leicester. He has undertaken a trauma fellowship in Malawi, Africa and completed a post graduate masters in orthopaedic Engineering (Cardiff) which he passed with Merit. 

He is the Deputy Divisional Director for Surgery at The Rotherham Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and has won awards for innovation in orthopaedic surgery, as well as an NHS Clinical Excellence Award for Services to Foot and Ankle Surgery, published in multiple journals including the British Medical Journal and is an Advanced Trauma Life Support instructor.

Mr Nanavati was selected as part of a team of highly prolific names in foot and ankle surgery from around the world to write a chapter in ‘Essentials of Foot and Ankle Surgery’ which is an internationally recognised gold standard book. He is vastly experienced in writing medicolegal reports and has developed a reputation based on the quality of his reports, efficiency of his work and responsiveness to any questions posed. He is a member of the British Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS).

In his spare time, he enjoys running, walking his dog and spending time with his young family.

Mr Nanavati is known as the Yorkshire Foot Surgeon and has his own website ( which details the treatments he offers, aftercare and useful information on a range of foot and ankle conditions. 

Mr Nanavati also prides himself on his outcomes and has a 5* rating on Doctify. You can view his patient reviews on Doctify (

Mr Nanavati is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Rotherham Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Nikhil Nanavati’s Areas of Expertise

  • Foot & ankle surgery (Surgery on the foot and ankle)
  • Achilles repair / Achilles reconstruction (Repairing or reconstructing the Achilles tendon)
  • Ankle fusion (Fusing the ankle joint)
  • Ankle ligament repair (Fixing torn ankle ligaments)
  • Ankle replacement (Replacing the ankle joint)
  • Bone graft (Transplanting bone tissue)
  • Bunion surgery (Bunionectomy) (Removing a bunion)
  • Cartilage reconstruction (Rebuilding damaged cartilage)
  • Cheilectomy (Removing bone spurs from the big toe)
  • Chondroplasty (Smoothing damaged cartilage)
  • Flat foot correction (Correcting flat feet)
  • Foot and ankle surgery (Surgery on the foot and ankle)
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery (Rebuilding the front part of the foot)
  • Fusion of big toe (Fusing the joint of the big toe)
  • Hallux valgus surgery (Correcting a bunion on the big toe)
  • Hemiarthroplasty (Partial joint replacement)
  • Hindfoot fusion (Fusing the hindfoot joints)
  • Hindfoot osteotomy (Cutting and realigning the hindfoot bones)
  • Image-guided joint injections (Injections into joints using imaging for guidance)
  • Manipulation Under Anaesthetic (MUA) (Manual joint movement while under anesthesia)
  • Midfoot fusion (Fusing the midfoot joints)
  • Midfoot osteotomy (Cutting and realigning the midfoot bones)
  • Osteotomy (Cutting and realigning bones)
  • Subtalar fusion (Fusing the subtalar joint in the foot)
  • Tendon problems (Issues with tendons)
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle (Moving a tendon to a new location)
  • Toe joint fusion (Fusing a toe joint)
  • Toe joint replacement (Replacing a toe joint)
  • Toe surgery (Surgery on the toes)
  • Triple fusion (Fusion of three joints in the foot and ankle to help alleviate pain, improve stability, and correct deformities in the foot and ankle)

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