Mr Rhidian Thomas


Bsc(Hons) MBBS FRCS Ed (Tr&Orth) MS FFSEM(UK)

GMC number: 3119961

Practising since: 1986


Orthopaedic surgery

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Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for 25 years, specializing in knee, shin foot and ankle injuries and arthritis. Has been the match day Orthopaedic surgeon for the English RFU for over 20 years and was heavily involved with the Rugby World Cup 2015. I was one of the medical team leaders in the London Olympics 2012. Has been involved with a variety of professional and amateur sporting clubs including Premier Football and Rugby.

One of the Founding fellows of the faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine and helped establish the training program for Sports and Exercise Medicine in the London deanery as training program Director. Currently President of the British Orthopaedic Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association (BOSTAA).

Special interests

  • Foot surgery and knee and ankle injuries
  • Ligament reconstruction of the knee and ankle
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the knee and ankle
  • Sports injuries of the knee and ankle and lower limb overuse injuries
  • Total knee replacement
  • Bunions
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Knee pain and injuries

Knee shin foot and Ankle Injuries and arthritis. Including knee replacements, Knee ligament (e.g. ACL etc) and Arthroscopy. Regional specialist interest in shin Splints e.g. exertional compartment syndrome. Ankle arthritis, arthroscopy and soft tissue eg ligament and tendon problems. Achilles problems acute and chronic. Forefoot problems e.g bunions, Morton's neuroma, plantar plate injuries.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rhidian Thomas at Nuffield Health

  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Knee replacement
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Ankle fusion
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair
  • Ankle ligament repair

Locations Mr Rhidian Thomas works with

Related experience


Widely published on knee, ankle and achilles problems.


  • VP of BOSTAA

Other posts held

  • Imperial College healthcare NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Rhidian Thomas works with

Mr Rhidian Thomas works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Police Mutual
  • SAGA
  • Simplyhealth
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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