Anthony Sakellariou qualified in medicine at University College London in 1987. He trained in surgery in London and Winchester becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS England) in 1992.
He then went on to specialise in orthopaedic surgery in and around London, gaining the FRCS (Orth) in 1996 and the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 1999. His subspecialty, training in foot and ankle surgery was done in North America where he spent a year, split between Vancouver, Canada and the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Arizona. On completion of that training he was awarded the Certificate of Completion of Advanced Foot and Ankle Training, by the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Anthony teaches nationally and internationally on aspects of foot and ankle surgery. He is currently the orthopaedic ‘college tutor’ at Frimley Park Hospital and sits on the Surgical Training Committee (STC) for the South West Thames (SWT) Orthopaedic Training Programme.
He has been President of BOFAS (British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society) 2014-15 and has previously been Honorary Secretary of BOFAS, and sat on its Education Committee. He currently also sits on the Education Committee of EFAS (European Foot and Ankle Society) and is a reviewer for the journal, ‘Foot and Ankle International’.
He has also established, and is joint lead clinical supervisor of the ‘Surrey Foot and Ankle Fellowship’ programme. This is a 12 month clinical and research training position for trainees who have finished their orthopaedic training and wish to specialise in F&A surgery. He has worked as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital since 1999, with a special interest in surgery of the foot and ankle.