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Mr Andrew Goldberg

Mr Andrew Goldberg specialises solely in foot and ankle conditions. He works in a multidisciplinary setting including podiatrists, physiotherapists, and orthotists.

His practice is entirely focused on listening to patients' needs and he believes strongly in outcomes-based treatments. He qualified at St Mary’s Hospital Medical School (Imperial College) in 1994. His specialist training was on the North East Thames rotation in trauma and orthopaedics with a specialist fellowship in complex foot and ankle disorders at the Oxford Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital with Mr Paul Cooke. Prior to this, he also spent a year on a travelling fellowship to 15 centres of excellence across the US and Europe including visits to Dr Mark Myerson, Professor Beat Hintermann, Dr Chris Coetzee, Dr Steve Haddad and Professor Hakon Koefed. Mr Goldberg was appointed as a consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust in April 2010, in a joint appointment with UCL as a Clinical Senior Lecturer.

Foot and ankle surgery

Procedures Offered:
Ankle Replacement, Bunion surgery, Ankle arthroscopy and other sports surgery, deformity correction.

Clinical Interests:
Ankle Arthritis, Ankle Replacement,, Big toe arthritis, and Stem Cells in Orthopaedics

Research Interests:
Mr Goldberg runs a pioneering research program exploring regenerative treatments including cartilage repair, stem cells in achilles tendinopathy and a national trial comparing ankle replacements against ankle fusion (TARVA). He was also responsible for the creation of the National Joint Registry for Ankle Replacements.

Published Papers:
Mr Goldberg has published numerous textbooks and journal articles. In 2016 the following was authored:

‘Novel patient engagement and recruitment strategies for an RCT of two NHS treatments for ankle osteoarthritis - total ankle replacement versus arthrodesis - the TARVA trial’. Trials 2016;

Total ankle replacement versus arthrodesis (TARVA): protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 09/2016

Measuring Functional Range of Motion in Patients with Ankle Arthritis.
Foot & Ankle International 2016.

Fractures of the foot and ankle. Surgery (Oxford) 08/2016

Hip surgery and its evidence base: progress over a decade?. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology 07/2016

Can a urine dipstick test be used to assess smoking status in patients undergoing planned orthopaedic surgery? A PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY.
Bone and Joint Journal 06/2016;

Electronic capture of patient-reported and clinician-reported outcome measures in an elective orthopaedic setting: A retrospective cohort analysis. BMJ Open 06/2016;

Pulmonary embolism and mortality following total ankle replacement: A data linkage study using the NJR data set. BMJ Open 06/2016;

Quality measures for total ankle replacement, 30-day readmission and reoperation rates within 1 year of surgery: A data linkage study using the NJR data set. BMJ Open 05/2016

Validated Method for Measuring Functional Range of Motion in Patients With Ankle Arthritis. Foot & Ankle International 04/2016

Knee surgery and its evidence base. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 02/2016

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