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Mr Steve Kriss is a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at Berkshire Independent Hospital in Reading who specialises in foot surgery
Mr Kriss qualified as a Podiatrist in 1982 in Manchester. On completion of his studies he moved to London taking up a post at St Bartholomews and Hackney Hospitals and the Royal Free Hospital. He took a keen interest in the diabetic and rheumatoid foot and became involved in a number of collaborative research projects with other hospital departments. In 1990 he was awarded a Masters degree for research into Heel Pain: An Investigation into its aetiology and management. During this time he started his academic and clinical surgical training completing his Fellowship in Podiatric Surgery in 1996. He was appointed Consultant Podiatric Surgeon in Reading in 1996.
He now focuses on foot surgery, foot biomechanics and the management of a wide variety of foot problems. He has been involved in a number of media and educational projects and is a previous faculty examiner and regional dean. He has organised a number of national conferences and and regularly lectures to GP`s hospital consultants, physiotherapists and lay groups on the foot.
Mr Kriss has a clinical interest in : Foot Surgery, Bunions and Hallux Valgus, Toe deformities. Mortons Neuroma. Rheumatoid foot. Arthritis. Joint fusion and replacement. Tendon Pain. Soft tissue problems, Ganglions and cysts. Heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Achilles tendon pain. Haglunds resection. Metatarsalgia and metatarsal osteotomies. Plantar plate repair.
After 35 years working in the NHS and 20 years at RBH, Mr Kriss has now retired from his NHS practice.
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