Mr Rick Brown


MB BS, MA, FRCS (Tr Orth)

GMC number: 4033280

Practising since: 1993


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Tuesday PM - Nuffield Health Oxford, The Manor
  • Thursday & Friday - Nuffield Health Cheltenham Hospital
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Mr Brown graduated in Medicine from the University of Cambridge in 1989 and from King's College Hospital, London in 1993. His specialist orthopaedic training was at Middlesex Hospital, central London and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London.  He completed Fellowships at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA and at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney, Australia.

He is an established Consultant  with over 17 years of experience. In 2016 he was appointed Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. 

Mr Brown performs:

  • Achilles Repair
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Repair
  • Ankle replacement
  • Bunion surgery
  • Cheilectomy
  • Flat Foot Correction
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fusion of Big Toe
  • Hallux valgus Surgery
  • Ingrown Toe Nail
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Toe joint fusion

Special interests

  • All aspects of Foot & Ankle Surgery.
  • Sports Injuries.
  • Arthritis of the Ankle or the Foot.
  • Bunions.
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery.
  • Children’s Foot problems.

Other interests

Mr Brown teaches and lectures Nationally and Internationally.

He overseas the running of Courses in Foot & Ankle Surgery across the UK, Middle East, Africa and India to audiences of young surgeons, physiotherapists and GPs.

He is responsible for setting the standards for future Orthopaedic Consultants  by  serving on the Court of Examiners for the FRCS (Tr& Ortho) since 2012.

Personal interests

Offshore Yacht Sailing.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Rick Brown at Nuffield Health

  • Hemiarthroplasty
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Midfoot fusion
  • Chondroplasty
  • Hindfoot fusion
  • Subtalar fusion
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Osteotomy
  • Midfoot osteotomy
  • Toe surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Triple Fusion
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Cheilectomy
  • Hallux Valgus Surgery
  • Arthroplasty
  • Knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT)
  • Orthotics
  • Meniscectomy for meniscus tear
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Flat foot correction
  • Cartilage resurfacing
  • Keller's arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopy
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Amputations
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Toe joint replacement
  • Cartilage reconstruction
  • Ankle fusion
  • Calcaneal osteotomy
  • Ankle replacement

Locations Mr Rick Brown works with

  • Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6SY

    01242 246574
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    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Related experience


  • British Foot and Ankle Society (Chairman of The Education Committee)
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • World Orthopaedic Concern
  • British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford.
  • North Cotswold NHS Hospital, Moreton in the Marsh, Glos.

Insurers Mr Rick Brown works with

Mr Rick Brown works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


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

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

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