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Mr Edmund Ieong

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General information:

Name, qualifications:

Edmund Ieong BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practising at:

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Trauma and Orthopaedics


Foot and ankle surgery

Special clinical interests:

Current posts (NHS, University):

NHS consultant Orthopaedics foot and ankle surgeon – West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:


Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Contact detailsNHS


Professional profile

Mr. Ieong is a consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with specialist training in foot and ankle surgery.

Mr. Ieong qualified from Imperial College London medical school in 2007. He undertook his specialist orthopaedic training in London in the North West Thames London Deanery. He has had a broad exposure to foot and ankle pathologies and trauma. During his training, he worked at St. Mary’s Major trauma centre and spent a year working with the foot and ankle department at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where he gained experience in managing complex foot and ankle pathologies and reconstruction. He subsequently undertook a specialist foot and ankle fellowship at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford, covering deformity corrections and arthritic conditions. This was followed by a foot and ankle fellowship at Addenbrookes Hospital in Cambridge, with further experience in complex foot and ankle trauma. Mr. Ieong was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon to West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2019.

Mr. Ieong maintains an active involvement in teaching surgical trainees. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and keeps up to date by regularly attending conferences and educational courses. He has published his research in peer reviewed journals and has presented his work at a national and international level. He was awarded a place on the BOA leadership programme and has developed quality improvement projects in patient education and promoting a patient centred approach to management.

Personal profile

Mr. Ieong enjoys spending time with his family, and has a keen interest in road cycling, photography and squash as well as having recently taken up golf.

Practice profile

Mr. Ieong provides a specialist foot and ankle service at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust. Clinics are held at Hemel Hospital and St Albans City Hospital and surgery is performed at Watford and St Albans City Hospitals.

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