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Stephen Parsons

Stephen Parsons is a West Country man, born and bred in Clevedon in North Somerset. He qualified in the Middlesex Hospital University of London in 1979. His Higher Surgical Training in Orthopaedics was at Sheffield and Southampton, before being appointed Consultant Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in 1991.

Mr Parsons developed adult and paediatric foot and ankle surgery, as a distinct specialty in Cornwall By introducing and developing “state of the art” techniques, such as ankle replacement and arthroscopic ankle and foot surgery, he was able to establish national recognition for Cornwall in foot and ankle surgery.

Mr Parsons is a past President of the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. He was a member of the Society’s Council for 10 years and the inaugural Chairman of the Education Committee.

Mr Parsons is also a member of the European Foot & Ankle Society and has served on the Council of that Society for a full term of 4 years.
Mr Parsons research and development interests have covered new procedures in the forefoot, arthroscopic surgery in the ankle, hindfoot and midfoot and assessment and surgery for the painful flat foot. This research has resulted in national and international presentations and publications in the peer reviewed journals.

Mr Parsons has maintained a keen interest in teaching and training throughout his consultant career and has been invited to lecture both nationally and internationally at both scientific congresses and instructional courses.

Job Title

Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon


Foot and Ankle Surgery

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Phone number

01872 243432

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