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

Hospital: One Ashford Hospital

Tel: 01233 423 303

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Mr Baljinder Dhinsa


Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon


Year Qualified




Clinical Interests

  • Ankle and Foot arthritis (osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis)
  • Arthroscopy of the ankle for therapeutic management
  • Sports injuries to the foot and ankle
  • Soft tissue and ligament reconstruction around the ankle and foot
  • 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
  • Mortons Neuroma


Specialising In

  • Foot and ankle conditions
  • Foot and ankle surgery


Professional Profile

Baljinder (Bal) Dhinsa is a fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, specialising in the treatment of foot and ankle conditions. On completion of Higher surgical training on the Southeast Thames rotation he completed British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery (BOFAS) approved fellowships at Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospital and Malawi.


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.



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Memberships or Associations

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society


Research Interests

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.


NHS Base

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust