Professor Nima Heidari



GMC number: 4518475

Practising since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

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Professor Heidari is best known for his work in the fields of bone infection and limb reconstruction, with particular expertise in dealing with failure of bone fixation or infection following fracture or other causes. As part of his work at The Royal London Hospital, where he has been a consultant since 2012, he has established a regional Foot and Ankle Unit; a Bone Infection Unit and Orthoplastics Department.

In his private practice he provides a tertiary referral service for difficult fractures and fixation and post-operative infection. He also treats all conditions of the foot ankle, with a particular interest in the unstable and arthritic ankle.

Special interests

  • Foot and ankle
  • Limb reconstruction

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Nima Heidari at Nuffield Health

  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment (PRP)
  • Ilizarov frame surgery
  • Midfoot fusion
  • Chondroplasty
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Subtalar fusion
  • Hindfoot fusion
  • Fusion of big toe
  • Osteotomy
  • Midfoot osteotomy
  • Joint resurfacing
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation
  • Chiropody
  • Bilateral Tenotomy
  • Matrix-induced chondrocyte implantation (MACI)
  • Toe joint fusion
  • Cheilectomy
  • Bunion surgery (bunionectomy)
  • Tendon transfer in foot and ankle
  • Ankle ligament repair
  • Forefoot reconstructive surgery
  • Flat foot correction
  • Achilles repair or reconstruction
  • Cartilage resurfacing
  • Keller's arthroplasty
  • Subtalar arthroscopy
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Toe joint replacement
  • Cartilage reconstruction
  • Ankle fusion
  • Calcaneal osteotomy

Locations Professor Nima Heidari works with

Related experience


Author of over 60 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and several book chapters, Professor Heidari has written extensively about techniques for limb reconstruction, bone biologics, minimally invasive techniques of fracture fixation and response of the growing bone to injury ( He has also been the Principal Investigator for a number of National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) studies at The Royal London Hospital.


  • BOA,
  • BLRS

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust

Insurers Professor Nima Heidari works with

Professor Nima Heidari works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Cigna


Professor Nima Heidari does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Nima Heidari does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Nima Heidari does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.