Mr Andrew Dodds

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Prosthetis and Orthotics, MSc Applied Biomechanics

GMC number: HCPC Registered: PO00680

Practicing since: 1998

Specialties

Orthoptics

Consultation times

  • Monday & Wednesday by arrangement
  • Overview

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07977 406968

About

Andrew qualified in 1998 from the University of Strathclyde with honours in Prosthetics and Orthotics. After a brief spell working in Portsmouth he moved to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford and is now the Clinical Lead Orthotist of one of the largest orthotic departments in England. In 2012 he obtained an MSc in Applied Biomechanics.  He has lectured on the design of ankle and foot orthoses at regional and national conferences. 

Gait analysis is a specialism having provided orthotic opinion for the Oxford Gait Laboratory and has undertaken training from the European Society for Movement Analysis in Children (ESMAC). Andrew specializes in custom made orthotics that maximizes support yet minimize bulk and encumbrance. He has close links with Orthopaedic, Sports injury and Rheumatology Consultants; Physiotherapists and GPs.

Other interests

  • Biomechanical assessments
  • Custom orthotics for foot and ankle problems
  • Ankle foot orthoses (AFOs) for drop foot
  • Orthotic management of stroke and cerebral palsy
  • Knee bracing
  • Spinal bracing
  • Gait Analysis

Personal interests

Participating in Olympic distance Triathlons and 10K runs.

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Dodds at Nuffield Health

  • Orthotics

Locations Mr Andrew Dodds works with

Related experience

Research

MSc Thesis - Comparison of the effects of two ankle foot orthoses on hip extension of children with cerebral palsy following multi level surgery.

Memberships

  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists
  • International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics

Other post held

  • Clinical Lead Orthotist at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford

Declaration

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

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

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