Mr Timothy Clough qualified from the University of St Andrews, Scotland and Manchester in 1992. He holds a full time NHS consultant post at Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Clough's clinical practice is exclusively surgery of the foot and ankle and sports injuries and trauma.
He gained his specialist training in Manchester, before completing a foot and ankle fellowship at Wrightington Hospital. Following this he attended as a resident at The Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Clinic in Canada (arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship). During his training, he won both the Sanofi-Synthelabo Travelling Fellowship Prize in 2002 and the British Orthopaedic Foot Surgical Society Travelling Fellowship Prize in 2004.
He has published articles on ankle replacement, daycase forefoot surgery and has presented at regional, national and international meetings. His current areas of research include clinical outcome of total ankle replacement, surgical management of the rheumatoid foot, clinical outcome of silastic big toe replacement and hallux valgus/bunion surgery.
He is currently the foot and ankle club surgeon for a local Premiership football team, Super League rugby teams and a local Rugby Union team. He is actively involved in medico-legal practice dealing with personal injury cases.