Mr Rhidian Thomas



GMC number: 3119961

Practising since: 1986


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Monday 5pm to 8pm
  • Wednesday 130pm to 5pm
  • Thursday 5pm to 8pm
  • Friday 230pm to 8pm
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Mr Thomas is an NHS consultant and Hon Senior Lecturer at Imperial College NHS Trust specialising in knee shin ankle and foot problems. He did a Specialist Sports Medicine Fellowship at Duke University North Carolina USA. He helped establish the training programme for Sports and Exercise Medicine in the London Deanery and was the training programme director for many years. Has been the match-day orthopaedic Surgeon for English RFU for over 20 years. Was one of the senior Medical team leaders for the London Olympics 2012. He is currently President of the British Orthopaedic and Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association.

Mr Thomas sees adults only.

Special interests

  • Knee
  • Shin ankle and foot problems
  • Knee arthritis arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction eg. ACL
  • Shin problems eg Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome and shin splints
  • Ankle arthritis and arthroscopy
  • Ligament and tendon repair
  • Achilles Tendon problems
  • Forefoot problems
  • Bunions
  • Arthritis e.g. hallux rigidus of big toe
  • Morton’s neuroma plantar plate repair

Personal interests

Keeping fit e.g. cycling and running.

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 in knee soft tissue injuries. Ankle problems. Achilles problems.


  • VP of BOSTAA
  • BMA
  • FSEM

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:

  • AIG Direct
  • Allianz
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa Global
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Cigna International
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Healix Healthcare
  • Health-on-Line
  • Police Mutual
  • SAGA
  • Simplyhealth
  • Standard Life
  • 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.