Mr Christopher Walker
Foot,Ankle,Ingrowing Toenails,Limb Reconstruction,Trauma Surgery,Sports Medicine,Foot & Ankle Surgery,
Mr Christopher Walker is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon with a particular interest in conditions of the foot and ankle; this includes arthroscopic and open surgery, together with Ilizarov techniques for deformity correction. He specialises in difficult conditions and often provides second opinions and surgery for complex problems. Mr Walker studied at the University of Liverpool and qualified in 1981. Following this he undertook his surgical training in London and was awarded Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and England in 1986 and 1987. He was appointed to a research fellowship in Liverpool as well as a surgical fellowship at Wrightington Hospital. He achieved his intercollegiate fellowship in orthopaedic surgery in 1993. Prior to taking up his consultant post he visited foot and ankle centres in the USA at Oakland, Seattle and Baltimore. Mr Walker was appointed to the Royal Liverpool University Hospital in 1994 and set up the hospital's foot and ankle service. He is Associate Clinical Director of the Trauma and Orthopaedic Directorate and Chairman of the hospital's Techniques and Medical Devices Group. He has achieved wide recognition in the world of foot and ankle surgery and regularly lectures at national and international meetings; he is also Course Director of the Liverpool Forefoot Course. Mr Walker was president of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society from 2007 to 2008, representing the society on national and international issues. He was appointed director in 2009.