Mr Dominic Nielsen specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of foot and ankle conditions, with special interests in foot and ankle surgery and complex trauma reconstruction.
Mr Nielsen graduated from St Georges Hospital London, and undertook his Orthopaedic training in South East England. To complement his general orthopaedic training, he has 18 months specialist training in foot and ankle surgery and also spent two years in a centre for complex trauma and limb reconstruction.
Dominic is currently a Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital, London. Since starting in 2008, he has built a well-established service both for the local population and a tertiary referral service for complex problems.
He is a firm believer in the importance of educating the future generation of surgeons and, having worked in roles at The Royal College of Surgeons and been Director of Orthopaedic Training in South London for the last 6 years, is now Deputy Head of the School of Surgery at Health Education England.
He has written papers on a range of trauma and foot and ankle subjects including being a lead investigator involved in award winning international studies into the treatment of arthritis of the big toe joint. He has presented and published his work both nationally and internationally.
Mr Nielsen's clinical interests
- Foot and Ankle injuries and conditions
- Bunion surgery
- Trauma reconstruction
Recent and current appointments
- Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital, London
- Deputy Head of the School of Surgery at Health Education England
Publications, lectures and teaching
- Published multiple papers on a range of trauma and foot and ankle subjects
- Lead investigator involved in award winning international studies
- Presented work both nationally and internationally
- The Royal College of Surgeons of England