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QualificationsBMedCsi (Hons), MB, ChB, MD, FRCS, (Tr & orth)
Mr Blundell is part of Sheffield Orthopaedics Ltd (SOL), proudly in partnership with Claremont Private Hospital. In addition to Claremont’s CQC accreditation, SOL has it’s own CQC accreditation and is part of Claremont’s 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on-call consultant cover provision for inpatients. SOL Consultants are integral to the reduced length of stay Claremont patients enjoy, compared to other providers.
Mr Christopher Blundell is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising exclusively in adult foot and ankle conditions.
Mr Blundell runs Sheffield Foot & Ankle Centre for any type of foot or ankle problem with Mr Mark Davies at Claremont.
He carried out 2 fellowships in foot and ankle surgery in Melbourne, Australia in 2001/2 and was awarded an MD for research into foot pressures. He is a Sheffield graduate and completed his higher surgical training in Cambridge and Norwich.
Half way through his medical degree, he did a BMedSci degree in Orthopaedic Bioengineering. It was on receiving a First Class Honours Award 1 year later that he decided Orthopaedics was for him. He spent a year in Melbourne completing 2 6-month foot and ankle fellowships; one in sports/general foot and ankle and another in foot and ankle as part of Melbourne Orthopaedic Group.
He was appointed consultant at the Northern General Hospital in 2002 and is Clinical Lead for the Sheffield Foot & Ankle Unit at the hospital. Mr Blundell is past President of the National Orthopaedic foot and ankle society BOFAS (The British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society) and a past Chairman of The Education Committee of BOFAS.