Mr Heath Taylor

Qualifications

MB BS, BSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

GMC number: 4114046

Practicing since: 1994

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Friday PM
  • Overview

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About

Mr Taylor qualified from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in 1994. His postgraduate surgical training was carried out in London on the North West Thames Specialist Registrar training programme, including working at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital & Charing Cross Hospital, both being internationally renowned Teaching Hospitals.

At the end of his training, he carried out sub-speciality fellowship training in complex foot and ankle surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. The RNOH is a world famous centre of excellence for complex orthopaedic surgery. He gained vast experience in treating all forms of complex foot and ankle conditions, with patients being referred from hospitals around the country, as well as internationally.

He was appointed to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Poole Hospital in 2004 as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in complex foot and ankle surgery. Mr Taylor’s current practice is almost exclusively related to conditions of the foot and ankle. This includes the management of complex trauma of the foot and ankle, as well as treating high level athletes and professional sportsmen and women.

He also takes an active role in training the next generation of Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeons. Recently, Mr Taylor was voted as the Wessex Region Trainer of the Year. This prestigious award is voted for by the Orthopaedic trainees and is given to the Consultant in the region who has made the greatest contribution to training in the previous year. He lectures on a number of local and national instructional courses, as well as hosting visiting surgeons wishing to learn complex Foot and Ankle surgical procedures.

In November 2019, Mr Taylor was elected as President of the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, having been a member of council for the previous seven years. He advises on matters of national policy, ensuring that the highest standards of treatment are offered to patients suffering with foot & ankle conditions.

Other interests

Mr Taylor also takes an active role in training the next generation of Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He lectures on a number of local and  national instructional courses as well as hosting visiting Surgeons wishing to learn complex Foot and Ankle surgical procedures.

In 2012, Mr Taylor was elected as the Wessex Region Orthopaedic Trainer of the Year. This highly prestigious award is voted for by all trainees in the region and is awarded to the Consultant who has made the greatest contribution to the training of future Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Heath Taylor at Nuffield Health

  • Ankle fusion
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Graft
  • Bunion surgery
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Toe surgery

Locations Mr Heath Taylor works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Taylor is actively involved in research into the latest advances in foot and ankle surgery. This includes new techniques in bunion surgery, ankle replacement, foot and ankle trauma techniques and new techniques for the management of arthritis. He has had work published in international medical journals and presented at national and international conferences on foot and ankle surgery.

Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Poole Hospitals

Declaration

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

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

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