Mr Jordi Sanchez-Ballester is a leading consultant orthopaedic surgeon based in St Helens, Merseyside. He specialises in lower limb foot and ankle treatment, as well as knee surgery, trauma surgery and osteoarthritis.
Mr Sanchez-Ballester trained in medicine at Barcelona’s Universidad Autonoma before relocating to the UK to complete his postgraduate studies in London and Manchester. He was awarded fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1998 and of England’s Royal College of Surgeons in trauma and orthopaedics in 2003. Mr Sanchez-Ballester has gained a wealth of clinical experience through his many years work at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust as both a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and the clinical director of the trauma and orthopaedic department, a position which he has held since 2013. He sees private patients at the Fairfield Independent Hospital in St Helens.
Alongside his surgical and clinical commitments, Mr Sanchez-Ballester holds a number of senior positions in medical education, including as a member of the examiners panel of the intercollegiate speciality examination in trauma and orthopaedics and as an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool.
Mr Sanchez-Ballester is an appointed member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the British Association for Surgery of the Knee and is additionally a fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association. Throughout his esteemed career, he has published numerous academic papers in peer-reviewed journals.