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Mr Ian Reilly - Podiatric Surgery

Mr Ian Reilly is a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at the Woodland Hospital specialising in injection therapy and all aspects of foot surgery

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Clinical interests

Cortisone injection therapy for Morton's neuroma and plantar heel pain, verrucae curettage and needling, nail surgery - phenol and incisional, soft tissue and ganglion excisions, hammer toe, forefoot and bunion surgery, flatfoot and rearfoot surgery.


Academic background

• Independent Prescribing (University of Northampton)

• International Adviser: The International Foot and Ankle Foundation 

• MSc in Theory of Podiatric Surgery (Queen Margaret University)

• Diploma in Principles of Podiatric Surgery (University of Brighton)

• Diploma in Management Studies (Dist.) (Nottingham Trent University)

• Ambulatory Foot Surgery (Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists)

• Certificate in Managing Health Services (Open University)

• BSc in Podiatric Medicine (University of Westminster)

• Diploma in Chiropody (Northern College of Chiropody


Articles – Indexed

1. The position of the tourniquet for forefoot surgery.  N. Aslam, C. Pasapula, I. Reilly.  JBJS - British Volume, Vol 85-B, Issue SUPP_III, 251.

2. Inter-professional relationships between orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons in the United Kingdom.  Isaac A, Gwilym S, Reilly IN, Kilmartin TE, Ribbans WJ. Ann R Col Surg Engl.  2008 Vol 90(8): 663-670.

3. The Scarf Osteotomy: A technique variant: the trotation scarf and Akin osteotomies for hallux valgus: Short term results of 73 cases. Lopez F, Reilly IN, Murphy AL. The Foot and Ankle Online Journal. 2015. 8(1): 3.

4. Longitudinal plantar approach for excision of interdigital perineural fibroma of the foot: a case series and literature review.  Flanagan G, Reilly IN.  The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 2016. 9 (1): 1.



5. Chapters: Medical and social history; Laboratory tests; Pre-operative assessment.  Assessment of the Lower Limb.  Merrimen and Turner (2nd Edition, 2001). ISBN-10: 0443071128.

6. Chapters: Medical and social history; Assessment of the surgical patient.  Assessment of the Lower Limb.  Merrimen and Yates (3rd Ed.) 2008. ISBN-10: 0702052477.

7. Foot and Ankle Injection Therapies.  SA Metcalfe, IN Reilly. Churchill Livingstone.  Mar 2010.  ISBN-10: 0702031070.

8. Chapters: Nail Pathology and Nail Surgery in Brown’s Minor Surgery.  (3rd Ed.)  Aug 2014. ISBN-10: 1444138367


Social Media:

• Patient feedback can be left at (search for Ian Reilly)

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• Twitter - @podsurgery 

• Instagram - podsurgeon

• You Tube - search for Ian Reilly/Podsurgeon)


Professional Memberships

• Health and Care Professions Council – Podiatrist (1988 to date) - No. Ch10189

• Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (1988 to date) - No. 11219

• Surgical Fellowship of the Surgical of the College of Podiatrists - 1997

• Completion of Higher Training in Podiatric Surgery (CCPST) - 2002

• Tutor and Examiner: 2006 – date 

• Member/Chair of the Board of Examiners in Podiatric Surgery 2009 – date

• Committee of Directorate of Surgery Board Member: 2011 – 2015

• Expert Witness Institute (2009 to date) - No. 7460

• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) - No. 124757

• Fellow, Faculty of Podiatric Medicine (2017 to date)

• Royal Society of Medicine: Fellow (2018 to date) - No. 717651


British Army

- Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst: TA Commissioning/PQO Courses: 1993/2000

- Troop Commander: 3 Med Sqn - Op Telic 2 (Iraq 2003-04)

- Captain: Regular Army Reserve Officer (current)


NHS base

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust

Clinic Times

Monday am, Thursday am and pm

01536 210019