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Simon Henderson


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

 Foot & Ankle                                                

Mr Henderson graduated from Queen's University Belfast in 1983 and did the majority of his surgical and orthopaedic training in Northern Ireland.

He undertook Fellowship training in Melbourne and Seattle. He currently works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialist interest in Foot and Ankle Surgery for the Belfast Trust in Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast. He also works at the Ulster Independent Clinic in Belfast and the Orthoderm Clinic in Hillsborough.  

Clinical Practice:

Mr Henderson has a wide ranging clinical practice in all aspects of Foot and Ankle surgery including: forefoot reconstruction for pain and deformity (Bunions / Hammer toes); flat foot reconstruction; arthritis of the foot and ankle; ankle arthroscopy (keyhole surgery); heel pain; sports injuries including ankle instability; late trauma reconstruction; ankle replacement and painful feet and ankles in general.

Training and Education:

He has an active interest in educating the next generation of foot and ankle surgeons and is involved with the training programmes for undergraduate and postgraduate doctors as well as allied health professionals (podiatrists and physiotherapists).



He has published widely in a variety of national and international journals as well as authoring a chapter in European Surgical Orthopaedics and Traumatology.


Professional affiliations:

Mr Henderson is a recent Past President of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and he is a member of a number of other learned societies including: Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh); The British Orthopaedic Association; The Irish Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and The European Foot and Ankle Society.