Mr Zain Abiddin

Name and qualifications

Mr Zain Ul Abiddin MB BS, MS(Orth), FRCS, MCh(Orth), FRCS(Tr&Orth)


Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Year Qualified


Consultant appointment


Clinical interests

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Specialising in

Ankle surgery:

Deal with all range of sports related ankle injuries from ankle sprains to tendon ruptures and cartilage lesions.

Acute and chronic ankle instability, Arthroscopic joint procedures, joint preserving surgery.

Management of Ankle arthritis:

•Total ankle replacements.

•Arthroscopic ankle fusions.

Complex hind-foot corrections.

All types of ankle fractures and post-traumatic ankle disorder management.

Achilles tendon problems with mini-invasive repairs to tendon reconstructions and tendon transfers

Achilles insertion (Haglund’s deformity) corrections.

Foot surgery:

Bunion correction, Hammer-toe correction, Toe fusions, Big toe arthritis management with joint preserving as well as joint fusion surgery.

Painful heel (plantar fasciitis), Foot pain and Morton’s neuroma treatment.
Surgery for mid-foot and hind-foot arthritis.

•Corrections of Flat foot and High arches, Complex foot corrections and joint preserving surgery,

Arthroscopic surgery to hind foot.

All sports related injuries to foot & ankle.

Second opinions on all foot & ankle conditions and revision surgery.

Professional Profile

Mr Abiddin graduated in Medicine with honours in 1989 from the University of Nagpur, India. He then pursued postgraduate training in Orthopaedics gaining Master’s degree in Orthopaedics.

In the UK, he undertook higher surgical training in Trauma and Orthopaedics within Mersey Deanery and gained prestigious master’s degree MCh from the University of Liverpool.

He then gained specialist Foot and Ankle surgery training in Liverpool, Wrightington as well as a fellowship in Maryland in the USA.

He was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospital NHS Trust in 2010. He set up the Foot and Ankle service in the department and is the lead Foot and Ankle Surgeon since then.

He has extensive experience in whole spectrum of foot and ankle disorders.

He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Orthopaedics at the University of Sheffield. He is significantly involved in Medical Education and Training.

Over the years, he has provided specialist training in Foot and Ankle surgery to higher surgical trainees and has actively been involved in both medical student’s education and examinations.

Professional Associations

Mr Abiddin is the Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and member of the British Foot and Ankle Society, and British Medical Association.

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