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Mr Stephen Hewitt - Podiatric Surgery

Mr Stephen Hewitt is a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon in Caterham, Surrey

Based at: North Downs Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Foot & Ankle surgery including

Hallux valgus (Bunion) correction

1st Hallux (osteoarthritis) joint fusion

Joint replacements

Hallux rigid/limitus

Hammer Toe deformities

Forefoot / metatarsal realignment/ fracture repairs

Ankle ligament repair / reconstruction

Achilles- Posterior tibialis - peroneal tendon repairs – transfers & re-grooving

Flat foot, Pes planus reconstruction

Haglunds calcaneal (heel) deformity

Mid foot Osteoarthritis

Sports / running injuries

Ankle arthroscopy Gait and Bio-mechanical analysis

Orthoses provision

Academic background

Mr Stephen Hewitt is an NHS Consultant Podiatric Surgeon, who has been providing health care provision for over 20 years. Gaining extensive experience in Foot and Ankle surgery, whilst working in the Great Western Hospital Swindon and The West Middlesex University hospital London, which culminated in being awarded the Osteotec scholarship extending his scope of surgical practice at the Kaiser Permanente hospital in San Francisco and orthopaedic colleagues in Lübeck Germany; Al Hada military hospital Saudi Arabia; Nij Smellighe hospital in Holland. These were invaluable experiences gaining significant exposure in both conservative treatments and complex foot and ankle surgery, which underpins his practice today.

Stephen undertakes foot and ankle procedures, which are performed on a day case basis under either local or general anaesthetic. Also, inpatient hospital stay can be arranged if required. Recent independent audits have demonstrated high patient satisfaction rates 94.4% for a variety of common foot and ankle procedures. Stephen continues to lecture at both national and international conferences and has authored a number of articles in peer reviewed international surgical journals.

His under graduate thesis, in the management and treatment of lower limb injuries in professional football players, saw him attend Arsenal and Crystal Palace football clubs and the original national training centre at Lilleshall Shropshire.

His Master of Science thesis identified certain underlying medical health and smoking disorders had an enormous impact on increasing bone healing times & non union rates.

Professional Memberships

Faculty of Podiatric Surgery

American College Foot & Ankle Surgeons (Affiliate)

Royal Society of Medicine

NHS base

Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust London