Mr Rhidian Thomas

Mr Rhidian Thomas

Orthopaedic Surgery

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36 years of experience
24 years as a specialist

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  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Injury
  • Trauma Surgery
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  • General Medical Council: 3119961
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £240

    Follow-up appointment: £160


    Mr Rhidian Thomas is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Charing Cross Hospital. He has a special interest in foot surgery, knee and ankle injuries, ligament reconstruction, sports injuries, overuse injuries, and arthroscopic surgery. Mr Thomas completed his undergraduate training at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and achieved a BSc from St. Mary’s Hospital. His orthopaedic training was in West London and he undertook a British Orthopaedic Sports Association Travelling Fellowship at Duke University, USA.

    Mr Thomas has an interest in research and has published and presented at both National and International meetings, including being invited as a key note speaker. He holds a higher Master of Surgery degree( MS) in knee ligament reconstruction. As part of the recognition for his work, he is a member of the highly prestigous International Anterior Cruciate Ligamant (ACL) Study Group. Made up of leaders in the field form all over the world.

    .He has been a consultant orthopaedic surgeon for some 20 years at Imperial College NHS Healthcare in London.

    In addition to training future Orthopaedic Surgeons he has been involved with trainng sports physicians (Sports and Excercise medicine) in the london Deanery since the beginning of this specilaity and was one of the first Foundation Fellows in Sports and Excercise Medicine - FFSEM (UK).

    As well as treating general lower limb orthopaedic problems listed above. He has a subspecilaist interest in the management of lower limb sports injuries. He has been involved treating professional arthletes in many different types of sports. However he also treats amateur athletes of all ages including those in their early teens.

    He was one of the Medical Team Leaders in the London 2012 Olympics and has been one of the match day Orthopaedic Surgeons for the English RFU approaching 20 years. Including the 2015 World Rugby Cup final.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    management of shin spints such as chronic excertional comaprtment syndrome.

    Arthroscopic ankle surgery post from the front (anterior) and (posterior) from the back.

    Mangement of overuse tendon injuries - tendonosis of the patella and achilles tendon.

    Acute and chronic repair of achilles and patella tendon.

    Articular Cartilage preservation surgey knee and ankle


    Having a surgical interest in the knee, shin, foot and ankle . Management of lower limb overuse injuries,including chronic exertional compartment syndrome, stress fractures and tendonopathies. 


    • Knee Ligament Repair
    • ACL Reconstruction
    • Ankle Joint Fusion
    • Arthroscopy
    • Bunion (Hallux Valgus) Correction
    • Bunion Surgery
    • Bunionectomy
    • Bunionette Deformity Correction
    • Cartilage Surgery (Knee)
    • Cheilectomy
    • Claw Toe Correction
    • Excision of Mortons Neuromas
    • Fracture Fixation Surgery
    • Gait Analysis
    • Hammertoe Correction
    • Joint Injection
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Knee Preservation Surgery
    • Knee Replacement
    • Mallet Toe Correction
    • Meniscal Repair
    • Meniscus Tear Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    • Multiligament Reconstruction
    • Partial Nail Removal
    • Patella Realignment
    • Plantar Fascia Release Surgery
    • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction
    • Postoperative Rehabilitation
    • Revision Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Repair
    • Tibial Tubercle Transfer
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Knee Cyst
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Achilles Tendon Problems
    • Ankle Fractures
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Arthritis (Ankle)
    • Arthritis (Foot)
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Bone Spurs
    • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
    • Claw Toes
    • Corns
    • Femur Fractures
    • Foot Fractures
    • Foot Pain
    • Foot Sprains
    • Fracture (Broken Bone)
    • Hallux Limitus or Hallux Rigidus
    • Hammer Toes
    • Heel Bumps
    • Knee Fractures
    • Knee Pain
    • Mallet Toes
    • Neuromas
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Peroneal Tendinopathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Posterolateral Corner Injury
    • Sports Injuries
    • Stress Fractures
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • The Young Knee
    • Tibia Fractures
    • Toe Fractures
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
    • Turf Toe (Toe Sprain)
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    As above. To summarise :

    Trained at St Bartholomew's (MBBS) and St Mary's Hospitals (BSc Hons), London

    Orthopaedic Specialist Training in West London

    British Orthopaedic Sports and Arthroscopy Association Fellowship BOSTAA) in 1997 at Duke University, North Carolina , USA.

    Master of Surgery Higher Degree (MS). University of London

    Foundation Fellow Sports and Excersice Medicine (FFSEM UK)

    Member International Anterior Cruciate (ACL) Ligamant Study Group.

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