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Consultants

Mr Aria Ghassemi

Mr Aria Ghassemi

Qualifications: MBBS (London), FRCS Eng (Tr & Orth), MSc

Expertise: Bunion/lesser toe correction, Arthritis affecting the foot and ankle, Sports injuries of the foot and ankle including ankle arthroscopy, Treatment of tendon disorders of the foot and ankle, Heel and foot pain, Treatment of toenail disorders and neuromas, Excision of bony lumps/soft tissue swellings of the foot and ankle, Rheumatoid feet

NHS: University College Hospital, London


Contact info and availability

Telephone Number:  0207 806 4044

Email Address:  footandanklespecialists@hje.org.uk

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Consultant Biography

Medical and Surgical Training: 

Mr Ghassemi qualified at the London Hospital Medical College in 1995, completing further training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery before taking his MSc in Surgical Sciences in 2001.

As a specialist on the North East Thames rotation, Mr Ghassemi received training in all aspects of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. This included lower-limb reconstruction and foot and ankle trauma, working at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and The Royal London Hospital.

Specialist Fellowship Training

His fellowship training took place at the prestigious Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford where he honed his skills in all aspects of complex foot and ankle surgery as well as minimally invasive surgery.

Current Consultant Position

Alongside his practice at University College Hospital, Mr Ghassemi is involved in cutting-edge research into the future treatment of Achilles tendinopathy. In addition, he has published widely, including a chapter on heel pain in European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology. He also brings the specialist sports injury knowledge he has gained working at the prestigious Institute for Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH) in London, a legacy project of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Mr Ghassemi’s practice follows a multi-disciplinary team framework. He works closely with his physiotherapist and orthotist colleagues to deliver the very best treatment for his patients.

Professional Positions

Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon at University College Hospital London.