Mr Lucky Jeyaseelan


MBBS, BSc, FRCS(Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 6164291


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Jeyaseelan is passionate about helping patients suffering with pain and disability caused by foot and ankle (F&A) conditions. He is an experienced, fellowship trained Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary University London (QMUL). He specialises in all aspects of F&A care including complex trauma, deformity correction, minimally invasive surgery and sports injuries. He has a particular interest in ankle arthritis and total ankle replacement.

After ranking top in the selection process, Mr Jeyaseelan completed his training on the prestigious Percivall Pott Rotation in London. Throughout this time, he worked at several highly regarded centres of excellence including The Royal London Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. He was awarded numerous prizes, including the John Fixsen Memorial prize on two occasions for his research. He subsequently undertook a specialist fellowship at The University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada, working with the design surgeons of one of the most commonly used total ankle replacements, learning techniques in custom 3D printed prostheses, patient specific instrumentation and revision surgery.

Mr Jeyaseelan has been awarded The Singhal Travelling Fellowship by the British Orthopaedic Association, an AO specialist trauma fellowship in Ohio and multiple travelling fellowship awards from the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (BOFAS), visiting centres of excellence including The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard) in Boston and units across Europe. He has completed an executive programme in Healthcare Leadership & Management at the Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore.

Mr Jeyaseelan’ s NHS practice is based at the internationally renowned Barts Health NHS Trust, which includes one of the busiest trauma units in Europe, The Royal London Hospital. He is currently the Vice Chair of the Foot & Ankle Committee at SICOT and sits on the Orthopaedic Committee of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) and the Evidence Based Medicine Committee of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS). He is also a Co-Opted Member of the Royal College of Physicians, working with the National Guideline Centre, offering orthopaedic expertise in developing NICE guidance.

As an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at QMUL and Orthopaedic Surgical Tutor at Barts Health Orthopaedic Centre, Mr Jeyaseelan enjoys training and mentoring future generations of orthopaedic surgeons. He is Chair of the award winning, Fundamentals of Orthopaedics Series, a virtual platform supporting the development of aspiring orthopaedic surgeons. He maintains a keen research interest with numerous peer-reviewed publications and international presentations on a wide range of F&A conditions. He regularly gives international lectures and has contributed to a number of speciality textbooks.

Mr Jeyaseelan believes in an individualised approach to patient care. Using state of the art diagnostics, combined with a multidisciplinary team approach, he tailors treatments to the needs of his patients.

Outside of work, you will find Mr Jeyaseelan spending time with his young family and engrossed in the latest sporting events.

Special interests

  • Ankle Arthritis and deformity, including Total Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Flat feet deformity and tibialis posterior dysfunction
  • Forefoot deformity (including bunions, arthritis, and lesser toes)
  • Hindfoot arthritis and deformity
  • Keyhole and minimally invasive surgery
  • Midfoot arthritis
  • Osteochondral defects of the talus
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Foot
  • Soft tissue conditions of the foot and ankle
  • Sports and dance injuries
  • Tendon disorders (including achilles and peroneal tendon disorders)
  • Treatment of pes cavus (high-arched feet)
  • Trauma – all acute injuries including fractures around the foot and ankle.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Lucky Jeyaseelan at Nuffield Health

  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Steroid injections
  • Flat foot correction
  • Ankle replacement

Locations Mr Lucky Jeyaseelan works with

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Other posts held

  • Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

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