Mr Adam Budgen



Adam Budgen has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon since 2003. He specialises in all aspects of Foot and Ankle Disorders. Educated at Ampleforth College, he then studied at Imperial College/St Mary’s Hospital Medical School. He went on to perform his surgical specialty rotation at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School and Hammersmith Hospital before training as a registrar in Yorkshire.

He performed an International Foot and Ankle fellowship with the renowned Terry Saxby in Brisbane before returning to York as a Consultant Surgeon. He has also studied with Louis Samuel Barouk, the internationally renowned forefoot specialist.

His interests include all aspects of Foot and Ankle disorders but in particular sports and dance injuries, forefoot disorders including hallux valgus, hallux rigidus (arthritis) and deformity.

He treats many elite teams of sportsmen including rugby (league and union), cricket, soccer, basketball and ballet. He has a large experience of Great Toe resurfacing and Ankle Replacement. He also has a large practice treating patients with soft tissue disorders, Achilles tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, and tendon injuries. He provides the regional service for Achilles tendon ruptures as well as extra-corporeal shockwave therapy for soft tissue enthesopathies.

He has set up a centre of excellence for the treatment with minimally invasive techniques of the hindfoot and forefoot and has been one of the two pioneering centres in the UK for this type of treatment.


  • Weekly Monday PM (York)
  • Weekly Tuesday PM (York)
  • Weekly Wednesday AM (York)
  • Weekly Thursday PM (York)
  • Weekly Tuesday AM (Leeds)


Current posts

  • York Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Member of

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Foot &amp
  • Ankle Society
  • World Orthopaedic Concern


He has published widely on Hindfoot fusion, Ankle and Hindfoot deformity, Achilles tendon injuries, Ankle replacement, and inflammatory arthritis of the foot and ankle, and minimally invasive surgery of the forefoot.

He regularly takes part in education of consultants and registrars and is the director of specialist foot and ankle fellowship. He has been on many international faculties for treatment of foot and ankle disorders.


Mr Adam Budgen works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Medical Care Direct
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Mr Adam Budgen does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Adam Budgen does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Adam Budgen does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.