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Richard Freeman

Richard Freeman is a highly-experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in foot and ankle procedures. He has been widely published in medical journals and teaches in the UK and internationally.

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesMBBS, BSc (Hons), MSc, FRCS (Tr. & Orth.)
SpecialisationFoot and Ankle
Experience17 years
Specialisation
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Richard Freeman

Summary

Richard Freeman is an experienced consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in foot and ankle procedures. His experience includes working with elite athletes, Premiership footballers and Olympians and ballet dancers. Richard is an expert in providing plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendinopathy treatment in Kent and Sussex. He is able to use advanced modern treatments to succeed in treating these chronic conditions where other methods have failed. Alongside his NHS roles and private practice, he is a Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Sussex. Patients describe him as reassuring, warm and professional.

Positions

  • Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital
  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital
  • Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Sussex

Education

  • MBBS Kings College London 2005
  • BSc (Hons.) Kings College London 2004
  • MSc Trauma & Orthopaedics The University of Brighton and Sussex 2013
  • FRCS (Tr. & Orth.) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013
  • Fellowship in Foot and Ankle The Fortius Clinic - London 2014

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC) 6117327
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Association

Specialist surgical interests

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • keyhole bunion surgery
  • ankle arthroscopy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Bunions
  • Hallux valgus
  • Hallux rigidis
  • Big toe arthritis
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Ankle fusion
  • Ankle replacement
  • Midfoot arthritis
  • Midfoot fusion
  • Ankle ligament reconstruction
  • flatfoot deformity correction
  • Cavus foot deformity correction
  • Ankle cartilage repair
  • Ankle fracture
  • Foot fracture
  • Calcaneal fracture
  • Talus fracture
  • Tendon transfers
  • Morton's neuroma
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Sports injuries
  • Syndesmosis injuries
  • Cartiva
  • Achilles rupture
  • peroneal tendon tears
  • peroneal tendon dislocation
  • Lisfranc injuries

Locations

Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital

Burrell Rd

Haywards Heath

RH16 1UD

Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Kingswood Rd

Tunbridge Wells

TN2 4UL

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