Anand Pillai

Mr Anand Pillai is a highly-qualified consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in foot and ankle procedures. He is an honorary lecturer and professor at various universities and societies.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
SpecialisationFoot & Ankle
Experience21 years
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Anand Pillai


Anand Pillai is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in Manchester. He specialises in foot and ankle procedures, including adult reconstruction surgery. Alongside his NHS and private positions, he also lectures at both Manchester and Salford University. He works closely with specialist podiatrists and orthotics to give patients the best possible treatment experience with a holistic focus. His expertise in injuries and reconstruction has also had him treating members of the Team GB Olympic and Commonwealth games squad. Patients describe him as caring, understanding and diligent.


  • 2012 - Present: Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle and Limb Reconstruction Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT)
  • Foot & Ankle Specialty Lead, MFT
  • Foot & Ankle Fellowship Director, MFT
  • Specialty Lead Orthopaedics, Wythenshawe Hospital
  • MAC Chair, HCA Wilmslow Hospital
  • Hon Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedics, RAKCOMS
  • Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Manchester
  • Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer, University of Salford
  • Visiting Senior Lecturer, University of Malaya


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Education, Royal College of Surgeons & Physicians of Glasgow, 2015
  • CCT Trauma & Orthopaedics General Medical Council, 2010
  • FRCS Trauma & Orthopaedics, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, 2008
  • CCBST, Surgical Royal Colleges of Great Britain and Ireland, 2006
  • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, 2003
  • M.S Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India, 1999
  • MB BS, Government Medical College, Trivandrum, India, 1995

Awards and achievements

  • Clinical Excellence Awards. NHS England, 2013, 2017, 2019
  • Bronze Award. Medical Student Placement, 2019
  • 2nd Prize Research Paper. British Trauma Society, 2018
  • Best Paper 10th Scalpel Society Surgical Conference, 2018
  • Best Student Paper Prize. British Trauma Society, 2015
  • TLA Medico Legal Prize. British Trauma Society, 2015
  • 3rd Prize Research Paper. BOFAS Meeting, 2015
  • Educational & Research Grants. First Kind Limited, 2014
  • FAST (Foot & Ankle Scotland) Meeting. 1st Prize Paper, 2014
  • Scalpel Undergraduate Surgical Conference 3rd Prize Paper, 2014
  • Silver Medal Poster. BADS Meeting Liverpool, 2013
  • 2nd Prize Research Paper. British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, 2012
  • WOSORS Research Grant Award, 2012
  • BOFAS Research Grant Award, 2011
  • 2nd Prize Research Paper. SCOT Meeting, 2009
  • 2nd Prize Research Paper. GLAMOR Meeting, 2009
  • Michael Turner Prize (1st). Best clinical paper, Scottish Orthopaedic Meeting, 2006
  • Best Poster Prize. European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society, 2005
  • Wyeth Trophy & Parke-Davis Cup. Best audit project, NHS Lanarkshire, 2004

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC number): 5185400
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • European Foot & Ankle Society
  • AO Trauma
  • Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons
  • International Bone Service Research Association
  • Foot & Ankle Scotland

Specialist surgical interests

  • Diagnosis and operative & non-operative treatment for all foot and ankle disorders.
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid disease
  • Deformity and aesthetic surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Ankle and toe joint replacement surgery
  • Tendon surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery and same-day discharge


Circle Alexandra Hospital

Mill Ln



Circle Highfield Hospital

Manchester Rd


OL11 4LZ


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