Miss Nikki Kelsall


BSc(Psych), MB ChB, DTM&H, FRCS(Tr&Orth), MA(Med Ed)

GMC number: 6025677

Practising since: 2001


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Friday AM
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Miss Kelsall went to Bristol University in 1995, to read medical sciences.  She took a year out of her medical studies in 1997 to complete a BSc in Psychology and completed her clinical training in 2001.  She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (Trauma & Orthopaedics) in 2012 and obtained her certificate of completion of training in 2015.  She also holds a diploma in Tropical Medicine from Liverpool University and a Master of Arts in Medical Education from Winchester University.

Miss Kelsall is fellowship trained in Foot & Ankle surgery (Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch hospitals) and has spent time training with specialist Foot & Ankle surgeons in Germany (Dr Wolfram Wenz), Italy (Professor Gianini) and at the diabetic foot centres in Cambridge, Kings College (London) and Torbay.

Miss Kelsall has been a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon based at both Poole and Bournemouth hospitals since 2015.  There she manages general fractures and acute orthopaedic injuries on a regular basis including soft tissue injuries.  She performs regular fracture clinics and general trauma related surgery.  She has a specialist interest in trauma and elective problems affecting the foot & ankle as well as diabetic foot conditions.

Please note, X-rays may be needed before your consultation with Miss Kelsall.

Special interests

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Diabetic foot disease
  • General trauma surgery

Other interests

Forefoot, midfoot & hindfoot deformity

Soft tissue disorders of the foot & ankle

Personal interests

Miss Kelsall undertook singing lessons in the Bel-Canto Technique for two years and took part in the Bournemouth Music Festival 2010 & 2011.  She has been involved in medical reviews since becoming a medical student and as a consultant.  She attended a part time stage school for 13 years throughout her childhood singing and dancing in regular performances.

Other interests include water sports Various PADI qualifications.  She has a reasonable understanding of Greek and a basic understanding of French, German and Russian.

Treatments and tests offered by Miss Nikki Kelsall at Nuffield Health

  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Chondroplasty
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Bone Graft
  • Osteotomy
  • Toe surgery
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Cheilectomy
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • Extensive muscle repair
  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Flat foot correction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Amputations
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Keller's arthroplasty
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Cartilage reconstruction
  • Ankle fusion
  • Trauma Surgery

Locations Miss Nikki Kelsall works with

Related experience


Miss Kelsall has focused the majority of her research effort on the completion of a Master of Arts in Medical Education. Particularly focussing on the value of Educational fellowships, mock examinations and teaching styles.

Miss Kelsall has presented on the treatment of insertional Achilles tendonopathy at BOFAS and has various unusual case publications, injuries associated with ice rinks, effective scrubbing techniques and lessons in medical leadership.


  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Wessex Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Other posts held

  • Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Miss Nikki Kelsall works with

Miss Nikki Kelsall works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Miss Nikki Kelsall does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Miss Nikki Kelsall does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Miss Nikki Kelsall does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.