About Williams Foot & Ankle Clinic

Williams Foot and Ankle Clinic was founded by Mr Andrew Williams BSc(hons), FCPS, CFPodM, FFPM RCPS(Glasgow).

Mr Williams is a Consultant in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and Musculoskeletal Scientist.

He was previously Head of Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery at the Countess of Chester Hospital and gained a visiting Research Fellowship within Orthopaedic and Accident Surgery at Liverpool University. He also held a substantive NHS appointment as a Consultant within the Foot and Ankle Unit at Liverpool and Aintree University Hospitals.

Over the last thirty years, Mr Williams has mentored a number of healthcare professionals including medical and allied health clinicians and performed a whole range of surgical and non-surgical interventions.

His interests include diagnostic ultrasound, Plantar fasciitis, minimally invasive procedures and a novel percutaneous procedure using Cryosurgery for Morton’s neuroma. This involves a minimally invasive procedure approach utilising Argon gas and Mr Williams was the first clinician to introduce this to the NHS. He has also proctored other clinicians in the UK and Europe.

Mr Williams has completed audits on his outcomes and was the lead investigator into platelet-rich plasma, tendon disorders and Percutaneous Cryoablation Of Mortons Neuroma.

Mr Williams was recently appointed Chair of Ethics and Consultant Committee for his professional body and has attended meetings with key stakeholders including the HCPC, NICE and Royal Colleges.  He has also recently been appointed as a regional mentor for his Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow where he is a fellow.

Mr Williams has also lectured on the MCH Orthopaedics Program at the University of Liverpool and is an invited lecturer at national and international scientific meetings including Israel, Japan and Lithuania.

After 34 years in the NHS,  Mr Williams now focuses on his Private Practice and medicolegal work.

Private Health Insurance

Williams Foot & Ankle Clinic works with most major insurance companies but you should check with your insurer as to your level of cover.

Self-funding patients are welcome.

  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Childsure
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • HealthFund
  • InterGlobal
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Bupa Global
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