Mr Paul J Halliwell


FRCS (Tr Orth)

GMC number: 3290363

Practising since: 1988


Orthopaedic surgery, Paediatrics

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Having qualified from Guy's Hospital in 1988, Mr Halliwell was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Guildford in 2001. His higher surgical training was on the South West Thames Programme, plus Fellowships in Toronto and Great Ormond St Hospitals. He specialises in problems and injuries of the foot and ankle in adults and in children. He has a particular interest in treatment of damage or arthritis of the ankle joint, regularly performing complex reconstructions which include 20-30 ankle joint replacement per year. He is a Principal Investigator on a national ankle replacement study (TARVA).

Mr Halliwell organises and teaches on national and international surgical training courses (including in total ankle replacement) and is an active member of his national speciality body, the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS). He is a former member of the Education Committee, where as Director he helped develop the nationally-recognised Principles of Foot and Ankle Surgery Course and chaired the BOFAS Outcomes Committee, developing a Registry to monitor and improve the outcomes of surgical treatments. In 2021 he was elected BOFAS President, commencing March 2022.

Special interests

  • Orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle replacement surgery
  • Childhood foot and ankle problems

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Paul J Halliwell at Nuffield Health

  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Flat foot correction
  • Toe surgery
  • Midfoot osteotomy
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle fusion
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Cheilectomy
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • Ankle replacement

Locations Mr Paul J Halliwell works with

Related experience


Mr Halliwell has published work on subjects including tibial fractures, hand injuries and computerised surgical data collection. He has won prizes for his work on brain development (intercalated BSc), ankle fractures, spine injuries and fractures of the acetabulum.


  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Insurers Mr Paul J Halliwell works with

Mr Paul J Halliwell works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Mr Paul J Halliwell does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Paul J Halliwell does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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