Personal profile

Mr Pinak Ray's career in medicine started in India in 1984. Having finished MBBS, he soon decided to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery. He enrolled in a resident programme and successfully completed his thesis on “cartilage healing” and was awarded a Masters degree in Orthopaedics. After gaining some experience as a lecturer in a university medical school, Mr Ray moved to the UK in 1994 to broaden his experience.

His extensive training in England has since taken him to centres of excellence in Sheffield, Leicester and London. He was awarded the MCh (Orth) degree in 1998 from the University of Liverpool, the FRCS in 2002 followed by the Fellowship of the Intercollegiate board for Trauma and Orthopaedics, FRCS (Tr & Orth), in 2003. In 2004, Mr Ray joined the Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon. He has now been in post for more than 8 years and has gained extensive experience in this field of expertise.

Mr Ray strives to provide a state of the art foot and ankle service in both the NHS and private sector. His special interests include Bunion surgery, all forms of forefoot deformities, and forefoot neurological pain. He is also an expert in ankle arthritis and its treatment, adult flat feet and hind foot arthritis. Mr Ray is one of the few surgeons offering ankle replacement and toe joint replacements for arthritic pain.

Additionally, Mr Ray specialises in sports injuries of the lower limb. He has a special interest in all types of sport related fractures of the knee, leg, ankle and foot. Mr Ray offers key hole surgery for all sporting injuries of the knee and ankle and is an expert in tendon injuries of the foot and ankle. He regularly deals with and operates on sports related injuries of the Achilles tendon, lateral ankle ligaments and peroneal tendons.

Mr Ray practices in North London, both in the NHS and the private sector, and can be easily contacted through his secretary.

Clinical Interests

  • Bunion surgery
  • Hammer toe and claw toe deformity
  • Mortons neuroma
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonitis/Achilles tendon tear
  • Peroneal tendon pain
  • Arthritis of the foot
  • Anterior ankle pain
  • Posterior ankle impingement
  • Toe joint replacement for arthritis
  • Ankle replacement for ankle artritis
  • Fusion of all foot and ankle joints for arthritis

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery (BOFAS)
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • European foot and ankle society (EFAS)

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