Since graduating in 2001 Mr Withey has worked in the NHS specialising in Podiatric Surgery (foot surgery). After completing specialist training at Queen Margaret University Edinburgh and Glasgow Caledonian University, he was awarded his fellowship in Podiatric Surgery from The Royal College of Podiatry (FRCPodS) in 2013. Since gaining his completion certificate in Podiatric Surgical Training (2015) Mr Withey has worked as a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon within the NHS and private sector.
Mr Withey's NHS practice consists of managing his own caseload of complex diabetic foot surgery and elective foot surgery. He works across two NHS trusts, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust and East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust providing specialist treatment.
Conditions regularly treated include hallux valgus (bunions), toe deformities, chronic heel pain, arthritis of the foot and ankle, Achilles tendinopathy, Morton’s neuroma, ingrowing toenails, stubborn verruca and diabetic foot infections.
Mr Withey has has lectured at many national
conferences on various foot conditions and has published his preferred surgical
technique for the treatment of mid-foot osteoarthritis in the leading
international foot journal (Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery).
- Hallux valgus
- Osteoarthritis of the foot
- Diabetic foot
- Achilles tendinopathy
- Plantar fasciitis.
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Christopher Withey at Nuffield Health
- Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
- Midfoot fusion
- Fusion of big toe
- CT scan (or CAT scan)
- Forefoot reconstructive surgery
- Excision of skin lesion
- Bone Graft
- Toe surgery
- Midfoot osteotomy
- Keller's arthroplasty
- Bone density scanning (DXA)
- MRI scan
- Toe joint replacement
- Image guided aspiration and biopsy
- Toe joint fusion
- Hallux Valgus Surgery
- Fellow of the Royal College of Podiatry (FRCP)
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Other posts held
- Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
- Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Mr Christopher Withey does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Christopher Withey does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Christopher Withey does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.