Mr Mike Barrett


MBChB, FRCS, TR & Orth, PG Cert Med Ed

GMC number: 7038008

Practising since: 2009


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Thursdays weeks 1, 2, 4 - 14:00 – 18:00
  • Thursdays weeks 3 & 5 - 08:00 – 12:30
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Mr Mike Barrett is an expert orthopaedic and trauma surgeon who specialises in treating foot and ankle conditions including trauma, and sports injuries. Vastly experienced, he is an excellent teacher and published author in his field. He is a consultant at Cambridge University Hospital, where he treats the most severely injured patients and challenging foot and ankle conditions. He teaches junior surgeons on a daily basis and is co-founder of the international digital education platform

Mr Barrett was awarded the Trainee of the Year, Trinity Cup (best in class), and the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle society gold fellowship awards.  He has completed fellowships in foot and ankle at the University Hospitals Dorset, and major trauma & limb reconstruction at the Royal London Hospital.

Mr Barrett has written book chapters on foot and ankle surgery for a Bailey and Love series, and authored several peer-review publications.

Mr Barrett’s website has more information on the conditions he treats and the thresholds for referral

NB: Online booking is for initial appointments only. Follow-up appointments must be booked directly with the consultant.

Special interests

  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Injury of the ankle ligaments
  • Bunion surgery
  • Lesser toe deformities
  • Heel pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Venous thromboembolism
  • Arthritis of the big toe
  • Ingrowing toenails
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • The flat foot

Other interests

Mr Barrett is an expert advisor to the British Medical Journal for trauma and orthopaedics, and has a keen interest in teaching and training both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Personal interests

Mr Barrett enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. He enjoys running and cycling.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Mike Barrett at Nuffield Health

  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Hindfoot fusion
  • Subtalar fusion
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Bone Graft
  • Flat foot correction
  • Osteotomy
  • Midfoot osteotomy
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Arthroscopy
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Toe joint replacement
  • Ankle fusion
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Cheilectomy
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Calcaneal osteotomy
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • Ankle replacement

Locations Mr Mike Barrett works with

Related experience



  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Other posts held

  • Addenbrooke’s, Cambridge University Hospitals Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Insurers Mr Mike Barrett works with

Mr Mike Barrett works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Healix
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


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

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

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