Paul Halliwell - Chair Outcomes Committee
Paul Halliwell graduated from Guy’s Hospital, London. His clinical training included Oxford, St. Thomas’ and St. George’s Hospitals, then Fellowship training at Great Ormond Street and in Toronto. He is consultant orthopaedic surgeon in Guildford, Surrey, specialising in conditions and trauma of the foot and ankle in both adults and children. He teaches at all grades from medical students to fellow consultants. His faculty memberships include the Forefoot Instructional Course in Bordeaux. He is co-convenor of the Surrey University cadaveric training courses and FRCS (Tr & Orth) examiner.
Elected November 2017
Edward V Wood
Mr Edward V Wood is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon working in Chester and was appointed in 2009. He trained in Mersey Region and has undertaken a Specialist Foot & Ankle Fellowship. He is involved in SpR training and has an interest in Postgraduate Medical Education. He was on the IT Committee for two terms and now sits on the Outcomes Committee.
Jamie McKenzie qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 1997. During his early medical career Mr McKenzie gained a broad experience, doing basic surgical training in London, a diploma in tropical medicine in Liverpool and a year providing emergency surgical care in Kenya before completing higher Orthopaedic training in and around Bath. He has undertaken advanced fellowship training in New Zealand and in Bristol studying both children’s and adult’s complex foot and ankle surgery. He is currently at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham.
Lyndon Mason - is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle surgeon at Aintree University Hospital. He graduated from the University of Wales in 2003 and completed his higher surgical training in the Wales deanery, before moving to Liverpool. He completed travelling fellowships in Utah and Dresden and a post CCT fellowship in Liverpool. Lyndon Mason is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, where he is the musculoskeletal undergraduate lead for the school of medicine. He has a keen research interest, which has received recognition with multiple national awards. He has nationally recognised teaching contributions with invited lectures at the British Orthopaedic Training Association and with his role as the multimedia lead for the British Orthopaedic Association education platform Wikipaedics.
Andy Molloy is a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle surgeon at University Hospital Aintree. He graduated form University of Leeds in 1996 and completed his higher surgical training in the Mersey Region. He completed a fellowship with Mark Myerson in Baltimore, USA. Andy Molloy is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Liverpool. He has a keen research interest. He is on the teaching faculty for many national and international foot and ankle courses. Having served on the Scientific Committee, he served a term as Co-Chair of the Outcomes Committee. He remains a co-opted member of this committee.
Roland Russell - Chair Scientific Committee
Roland Russell is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford where he heads the foot and ankle unit and is clinical lead in orthopaedic research. He has established strong links with The Anglia Ruskin University where he is involved in ongoing foot and ankle research. Roland qualified at The London Hospital and trained on the North West Thames Rotation. He has undertaken both national and international foot and ankle fellowships and is a reviewer of the European Journal, Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Broomfield. Elected 11/17
Steve Bendall - Caldicott Guardian
Steve Hepple - President
Steve Hepple graduated in 1991 at Sheffield University. He trained in Sheffield and Bristol undertaking fellowships in Brisbane and Dallas. His elective practice consists entirely of adult foot and ankle but he also undertakes general trauma at the North Bristol Major Trauma Centre. He has specific interest in arthroscopic surgery and ankle replacements. He is a director of the sport & orthopaedic clinic in Bristol and clinical director for orthopaedics in North Bristol NHS Trust. He has served on the Education sub-committee before serving as Treasurer of BOFAS from 2009-15.
Heath Taylor - Treasurer
Heath Taylor graduated from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in 1994 and completed his Orthopaedic training on the North West Thames training rotation. He carried out his fellowship in complex foot and ankle surgery at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore. He is currently a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Foot & Ankle surgery at The Royal Bournemouth & Poole Hospitals. He takes a particular interest in training the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons and in 2012 was voted the Wessex Region Trainer of the Year.
Elected Treasurer: Nov 2015
Robert Clayton - Media and Communications Officer
Robert Clayton moved to Edinburgh in 1994 and graduated in 2000. He undertook Basic and Higher Surgical training in the South East Scotland region. He undertook fellowship training in Foot & Ankle surgery in Glasgow in 2009 before taking up post as a Consultant Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgeon in Fife in 2010. He has a highly specialised elective and trauma foot and ankle practice. He has an active role in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and orthopaedic research. He is a council member of the Foot and Ankle Scotland group and has served on faculty at numerous courses and conferences in the region.
Mark Davies - BOFAS Secretary
Mark B Davies is a graduate of Southampton University from 1993 who subsequently underwent specialist training in Sheffield. He undertook two Fellowships, one in trauma and limb reconstruction in Sheffield and the other in adult foot and ankle surgery in Brisbane in 2005. He is a consultant and honorary clinical lecturer in the Sheffield Foot and Ankle Unit, the lead for undergraduate education in orthopaedic surgery and the SFAU lead for research and audit.
Sheffield. Elected 11/17
Andy Goldberg - Co-opted member
Andy Goldberg graduated from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (Imperial College) in 1994 before completing his specialist training in trauma and orthopaedics in London with a specialist fellowship in complex foot and ankle disorders in Oxford, as well as overseas in centres of excellence across the USA and Europe. He is a Consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in Stanmore and also a Clinical Senior Lecturer at UCL where he runs several Master’s courses. He runs a pioneering research program exploring regenerative treatments including cartilage repair, stem cells in achilles tendinopathy and a national trial comparing ankle replacements against ankle fusion.
London. Co-opted 11/14
Tricia Allen - President Elect
Patricia Allen was trained in orthopaedic surgery in Birmingham and Bristol. She undertook a fellowship in foot and ankle and paediatric orthopaedic surgery in Dublin in 1998 and was appointed as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in Bristol in 2000. She moved to Leicester as a Consultant in 2003 and has developed the Foot and Ankle service here.
Karan Malhotra - Co-opted
Karan Malhotra is a Senior Registrar in Trauma & Orthopaedics. He graduated from Manchester before beginning his core surgical and early registrar training in Yorkshire. He is currently ST8 on the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Training Rotation, London. On completion of his training he will undertake Foot & Ankle Fellowships in UK and Australia. He is actively involved with research and postgraduate medical education, having taught on a number of courses and designed teaching programmes for orthopaedic trainees. He has extensive experience with IT and databases and was co-opted to the Outcomes Committee in October 2017.