Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Bal (Baljinder) Dhinsa is a fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in the treatment of foot and ankle conditions, in particular foot and ankle arthritis (osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis), arthroscopy of the ankle for therapeutic management, soft tissue and ligament reconstruction, and sports injuries to the foot and ankle.

Clinical Interests

  • Management of flat-foot and pes cavus
  • Management of hallux valgus (bunions)
  • Management of hammer toes, claw toes and metatarsalgia
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Ganglions
  • Tendoachilles conditions
  • Morton’s Neuroma

Year Qualified

2004

NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professional Profile

Having qualified as an undergraduate from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ medical school, Bal Dhinsa worked as a Research Fellow at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore before completing Higher surgical training on the Southeast Thames rotation.

 

During his training, he held the role of Academy doctor at Charlton Athletic football club, which provided him with the experience of managing elite sports people. To further his foot and ankle training and to learn the latest advances in techniques, he completed British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery (BOFAS) approved fellowships at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital and Malawi. Bal has also taken the opportunity to take part in a visiting fellowship under the auspices of Professor Hintermann in Basel.

Personal Profile

Bal has a wife and two children, and enjoys going to local wildlife parks and the zoo at the weekends.  He has a keen interest in cars, golf and football.

Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Reviews

iWantGreatCare

Here at One Ashford Hospital, we are always pleased to hear what our patient’s think of the service they have received.  Below is a snapshot of the some of the excellent feedback we have received for Mr Bal Dhinsa.

You can also see further reviews from patients on the independent website I Want Great Care and Doctify

Mr Dhinsa tells you what’s happening on a level you understand without all medical talk.

Mr Dhinsa made me feel very comfortable every time we met.

 

Mr Dhinsa combines clinical excellence with a great bedside manner. I have every confidence in him.

Mr Dhinsa is an excellent, down to earth consultant whose expertise is without question.

Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Research & Publications

Bal believes in an evidence-based approach to patient care and has maintained a keen interest in research. He has presented at prestigious international and national meetings, as well as having over 30 peer reviewed publications.  He has had the privilege of being asked to author several book chapters. Teaching and training the new generation of healthcare professionals is an important aspect of Bal’s life; he enjoys teaching undergraduates, supervising trainees and being on the faculty of numerous courses.

Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Articles

Management and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain.  It is inflammation of the sheet of tissue (plantar fascia), that forms the arch of the foot, going from the heel to the toes. It results from overuse or being overstretched, causing inflammation and micro-tears.  It can occur after a recent change in footwear or activities.

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Common Foot & Ankle Injuries in Amateur Athletes

Mr Bal Dhinsa, Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital addresses common foot and ankle injuries which are often seen with amateur athletes. 

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Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Baljinder Dhinsa

MBBS, MRCSEd, FRCSEd (T&O), MSc, MFSTEd

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Bal Dhinsa, Consultant Foot and Ankle surgeon at One Ashford Hospital
Hospital Information

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 000

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