Mr Dominic Nielsen


MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 4436625

Practising since: 1997


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Alternate Wednesday 8.30am -12.30pm
  • Alternate Thursday 6pm - 8pm
  • Friday 8.30am - 12.30pm
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Mr Dominic Nielsen (FRCS Tr. and Orth.) graduated from St Georges Hospital London and undertook his Orthopaedic training in South East England. To complement his general orthopaedic training, he has 18 months of specialist training in foot and ankle surgery and also spent 2 years in a centre for complex trauma and limb reconstruction.

He is a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital, London with special interests in foot and ankle surgery and complex trauma reconstruction. Since starting in 2008 he has built a well-established service both for the local population and a tertiary referral service for complex problems.

He is a firm believer in the importance of educating the future generation of surgeons and, having worked in roles at The Royal College of Surgeons and been Director of Orthopaedic Training in South London for 6 years, is now Deputy Head of the School of Surgery at NHSE.

He has written papers on a range of trauma and foot and ankle subjects including being a lead investigator involved in award-winning international studies into the treatment of arthritis of the big toe joint. He has presented and published his work both nationally and internationally.

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Dr Nielsen sees adults and children (5+)

Special interests

All aspects of foot and ankle surgery.
Bunions, toe pain + deformity, Hammer toes, Morton's neuromas, midfoot pain, ankle pain, ankle instability, ligament injuries, Achilles tendon problems including rupture, tendinitis, flat foot pain, tibialis posterior dysfunction, accessory bones of foot and ankle, arthritis, ankle injuries, ankle fractures + dislocations, midfoot and forefoot fractures + dislocations, shockwave therapy, Cartilage defects of the Talus and Ankle, Heel pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Toenail problems.

Personal interests

Mr Nielsen is a keen cyclist and sportsman. Having sustained a number of injuries himself he is very aware of the importance of efficient, effective treatment and rehabilitation to ensure a rapid return to activity.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Dominic Nielsen at Nuffield Health

  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)
  • Hindfoot fusion
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Flat foot correction
  • Toe surgery
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle fusion
  • Cheilectomy
  • Calcaneal osteotomy

Locations Mr Dominic Nielsen works with

Related experience


  • BOA

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St George's Hospital, London

Insurers Mr Dominic Nielsen works with

Mr Dominic Nielsen works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • AIG Direct
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • HealthFund
  • Health-on-Line
  • Healthcare RM
  • HMCA
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • National Friendly Society
  • PHC
  • Police Mutual
  • SAGA
  • Simplyhealth
  • SecureHealth
  • Standard Life
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Tri-Care
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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