Name: Mr Nicholas Patrick Cullen MBBS BSc FRCS (Orth)


NHS appointment:

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore( 2005-2014)

 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon with pure sub-specialist interest in disorders

 of the foot and ankle .

Private Consultations:

Spire Hospital Bushey, Hertfordshire;  

The Wellington Hospital St. Johns Wood. London .




1987-1993 University college and Middlesex hospitals medical school, London.



 BSc Anatomy and Developmental Biology

Honours 2nd Class (Upper) (UCL)

MBBS University College and Middlesex Hospital School of Medicine


FRCS  England

FRCS (Tr&Orth) 2003 



Surgical training:

The Whittington Hospital Surgical SHO rotation

The Middlesex Hospital Orthopaedic Rotation

Trauma Unit Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town.


Post Graduate Fellowships: Foot and Ankle Surgery:  

Royal National Orthoapedic Hospital.

Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge.



Mount St Marys College, Sheffield. (Head Boy)

 St. Davids College, Inanda, South Africa.


Lecturing and Eductional Commitments


Stanmore foot  and ankle course.

Surgical approaches to foot and Ankle


Stanmore Basic Sciences course.

Stanmore Basic Fracture management course.

Stanmore continental surgeons  course.

Cheltenham foot course.

Surrey arthroscopy course.

UCL MSc sports Science.

North East, North West and South West Orthopaedic

Registrar training programme.





Oedema of the abductor digiti quinti muscle due to subacute denervation: report of two cases.

Chimutengwende-Gordon M, O'Donnell P, Cullen N, Singh D.

Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Mar;20(1):e3-6.



Ankle Arthroscopy: A Study of Tourniquet Versus No Tourniquet.

Zaidi R, Hasan K, Sharma A, Cullen N, Singh D, Goldberg A.

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Dec 27



Open ankle arthrodeses via an anterior approach.

Gordon D, Zicker R, Cullen N, Singh D.

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Mar;34(3):386-91.



Comparison of three different fixation methods of calcaneal osteotomies.

Abbasian A, Zaidi R, Guha A, Goldberg A, Cullen N, Singh D.

Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Mar;34(3):420-5.



Levels of evidence in foot and ankle surgery literature: progress from 2000 to 2010?

Zaidi R, Abbassian A, Cro S, Guha A, Cullen N, Singh D, Goldberg A.

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Aug 1;94(15):e1121-10.



The demand incidence of symptomatic ankle osteoarthritis presenting to foot & ankle surgeons in the United Kingdom.

Goldberg AJ, MacGregor A, Dawson J, Singh D, Cullen N, Sharp RJ, Cooke PH.

Foot (Edinb). 2012 Sep;22(3):163-6. doi: 10.1016/j.foot.2012.02.005. Epub 2012 Mar 20.



SPECT-CT imaging of obscure foot and ankle pain.

Williams T, Cullen N, Goldberg A, Singh D.

Foot Ankle Surg. 2012 Mar;18(1):30-3. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2011.01.009. Epub 2011 Feb 12.



Rheumatoid forefoot reconstruction.

Amin A, Cullen N, Singh D.

Acta Orthop Belg. 2010 Jun;76(3):289-97.



Fixation of an Akin osteotomy with a tension suture: our results.

Cullen NP, Angel J, Singh D, Burg A, Dudkiewicz I.

Foot (Edinb). 2009 Jun;19(2):107-9. doi: 10.1016/j.foot.2009.01.009. Epub 2009 Mar 18.



Acute compartment syndrome--a life and limb threatening surgical emergency.

Malik AA, Khan WS, Chaudhry A, Ihsan M, Cullen NP.

J Perioper Pract. 2009 May;19(5):137-42.



Os peroneum friction syndrome complicated by sesamoid fatigue fracture: a new radiological diagnosis? Case report and literature review.

Bashir WA, Lewis S, Cullen N, Connell DA.

Skeletal Radiol. 2009 Feb;38(2):181-6. doi: 10.1007/s00256-008-0588-3..



Variation of the distal metatarsal articular angle with axial rotation and inclination of the first metatarsal.

Robinson AH, Cullen NP, Chhaya NC, Sri-Ram K, Lynch A.

Foot Ankle Int. 2006 Dec;27(12):1036-40.



Plantar fasciitis: a review.

Cullen NP, Singh D.

Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Feb;67(2):72-6.



Clinical tip: revision first metatarsophalangeal joint arthrodesis for sagittal plane malunion with an opening wedge osteotomy using a small fragment block plate.

Cullen NP, Angel J, Singh D, Smith J, Dudkiewicz I.

Foot Ankle Int. 2005 Nov;26(11):1001-3.



Achilles tendon rupture: still not fully understood.

Cullen NP, Haddad FS.

Hosp Med. 2004 May;65(5):262-3.



Book chapters

Trauma book EFAS

Stanmore Basic science