Mr Welck underwent three foot and ankle fellowships (Windsor, RNOH and Baltimore, USA) prior to taking up position as a consultant orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon at the RNOH. He works as part of the Stanmore Foot and Ankle Specialists group at RNOH Private Care.
The RNOH is a national centre of excellence dealing with complex cases that have been referred from centres all over the United Kingdom. He works closely with radiologists, physiotherapists, specialist nurses, orthotics and anaesthetists to provide optimum care to patients.
Education and Training:
Jul 2001 BSc (Hons) Microbiology in Relation to Medicine. First Class Honours
Oct 2010 - 2014 MSc Trauma & Orthopaedics, UCL. Distinction
June 2013 FRCS (Tr & Orth). RCSEng
Mr Welck treats the entire spectrum of foot and ankle elective and trauma.
His specialist interest are in; Sports Injuries of the Foot and Ankle, Achilles disorders, Neurological Foot problems, Flat foot, High Arched Foot (pes cavus), plantar fasciitis, Bunions, Arthroscopy, Ankle Arthritis
Mr Welck has a keen interest in research and has been awarded an honorary associate Clinical professor role at UCL. He achieved a distinction in both an undergraduate BSc and a postgraduate MSc. He has over 50 peer reviewed publications and international and national podium presentations of his work.
His research interests include the use of novel weight bearing CT scanning to help treat conditions of the foot and ankle. He has setup one of the largest databases in the UK.
A list of his publications can be found below.
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Mr Welck has been awarded ten awards and prizes, including the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Association Travelling fellowship award and Podium Presentation Prize and The David Marsh MSc Trauma and Orthopaedics Research Prize. In 2020 Mr Welck was awarded the ‘Best Published Paper’ award by EFAS for work done on the ankle syndesmosis.
• Ankle Arthritis and deformity
• Ankle Arthroscopy
• Ankle Replacements
• Flat feet deformity and tibialis posterior dysfunction
• Forefoot deformity (including bunions, arthritis, and lesser toes)
• Hindfoot arthritis and deformity
• Midfoot arthritis and deformity
• Neuromuscular foot and ankle conditions (including Charcot Marie Tooth)
• Osteochondral defects of the talus
• Plantar fasciitis
• Broken ankle and foot bones.
• Sports and dance injuries
• Tendon disorders
• Treatment of pes cavus (high-arched feet)