Mr Tommy Chan

Consultant Podiatric Foot & Ankle

Surgeon

 

BSc (Hons), MSc, FRCPodS

 

Call Kinvara Private Hospital on 01709 464200

About Mr Tommy Chan, Consultant Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgeon

Mr Tommy Chan qualified in 2009 with a keen interest in the surgical management of foot and ankle conditions. He went on to complete a Masters of Science in the Theory of Podiatric Surgery with the University of Huddersfield. He commenced his surgical training in 2014 at the highly reputable Department of Podiatric Surgery at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Following the completion of his surgical training he was awarded Fellowship with the Royal College of Podiatry, Faculty of Podiatric Surgery, UK and subsequently attained his Certificate of Completion of Podiatric Surgical Training in 2021.

His training has taken him to both Europe and Asia, gaining a wealth of experience in foot and ankle surgery. Developing a keen interest in minimally invasive surgery and high risk limb salvage surgery, which is complimented with his proficiency in the use of ultrasound.

As a Consultant, Mr Tommy Chan is committed to lifelong learning in the interest of clinical excellence.

In 2021, he served as a committee member and in 2023 was elected as the Regional Chair of the Northern Deanery with the Faculty of Podiatric Surgery. He has previously worked as an external faculty instructor with the Vascular Society for Great Britain and Ireland, helping train the next generation in diabetic foot management.

Mr Tommy Chan is a visiting lecturer to the University of Huddersfield and is also a registered surgical tutor and national examiner with the Royal College of Podiatry, Faculty of Podiatric surgery.

Mr Tommy Chan’s Areas of Expertise

  • Podiatric foot & ankle reconstruction (Rebuilding the foot and ankle)
  • Traditional open techniques (Conventional surgical methods)
  • Key hole/minimally invasive techniques (Small incision surgery)
  • Foot and ankle deformity reconstruction (Correcting foot and ankle deformities)
  • Foot and ankle arthritis (Treating arthritis in the foot and ankle)
  • Foot and ankle tendon and ligament injuries (Treating injuries to tendons and ligaments)
  • High risk limb salvage surgery (Saving severely affected limbs)
  • Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia (Using ultrasound to guide anaesthesia)
  • Key hole/minimally invasive surgery (Small incision surgery)
  • Traditional open foot surgery (Conventional foot surgery)
  • All forefoot pathologies including hallux valgus (bunion), tailor’s bunion, hallux rigidus / limitus, hammer toes, metatarsalgia, neuroma, toe lengthening and shortening surgeries (Treating various forefoot issues)
  • All midfoot and hindfoot pathologies including arthritis, flat feet, pes cavus, tendinopathy / tendonitis including the Achilles tendon (Treating midfoot and hindfoot problems)
  • Heel pain and plantar fasciitis (Treating heel pain and sole inflammation)
  • Limb salvage surgery (Saving severely affected limbs)
  • Surgery for diabetic foot (Treating foot issues related to diabetes)
  • Charcot neuroarthropathy (Treating a severe foot condition related to nerve damage)

Professional Associations

(RCPOD) Royal College of Podiatry
Chair of the Northern Regional Deanery, Faculty of Podiatric Surgery, UK
Elected committee member of the Faculty of Podiatric Surgery, UK

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