Mr Andrew Williams


BSc (Hons), CFPMS, FFPM RCPS(Glasg)

Practising since: 1988



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Mr Andrew Williams is a Consultant in Podiatric Medicine & Surgery and Musculoskeletal Scientist.

He was previously Head of Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery at the Countess of Chester Hospital and gained a visiting Research Fellowship in Orthopaedic and Accident Surgery at Liverpool University. He also held a substantive NHS appointment as a Consultant within the Foot and Ankle Unit at Liverpool and Aintree University Hospitals.

Over the last thirty years, Mr Williams has mentored a number of healthcare professionals including medical and allied health clinicians and performed a whole range of surgical and non-surgical interventions. His interests include diagnostic ultrasound, Plantar fasciitis, minimally invasive procedures, and a novel percutaneous procedure using Cryosurgery for Morton’s neuroma. This involves a minimally invasive procedure approach utilising Argon gas and Mr Williams was the first clinician to introduce this to the NHS. He has also proctored other clinicians in the UK and Europe.

Mr Williams has completed audits on his outcomes and was the lead investigator into platelet-rich plasma, tendon disorders and Percutaneous Cryoablation Of Mortons Neuroma.

Mr Williams was recently appointed Chair of Ethics & Consultant Committee for his professional body and has attended meetings with key stakeholders including the HCPC, NICE and Royal Colleges. He has also recently been appointed as a regional mentor for at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow where he is a fellow.

Mr Williams has also lectured on the MCH Orthopaedics Program at the University of Liverpool and is an invited lecturer at national and international scientific meetings including Israel, Japan and Lithuania. After 34 years in the NHS, Mr Williams now focuses on his Private Practice and medicolegal work.

  • Nail Surgery
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Ganglion/Bursa excision
  • Sports Injuries
  • Gait Analysis
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Scanning
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections
  • Cryosurgery for Morton’s Neuroma

Personal interests

Field-sports and playing guitar.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Andrew Williams at Nuffield Health

  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Orthotics

Locations Mr Andrew Williams works with

Related experience


Audits and peer review journals.


  • Consultant Fellow – Institute of Podiatrists
  • Fellow – International Society of Cryosurgery

Other posts held

  • Consultant Fellow in Podiatric Medicine and Musculoskeletal Scientist

Insurers Mr Andrew Williams works with

Mr Andrew Williams works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal


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

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

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