Mr Stephen Bendall is a top orthopaedic surgeon based in Sussex who specialises in foot and ankle surgery. Working across clinics in Haywards Heath and Horley, Mr Bendall offers a range of surgical and non-surgical treatments for ankle arthritis, sports injuries, bunions, and flat foot. He is at the forefront of research into new, minimally invasive surgical treatments for the foot, and recently served as President of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
Having originally qualified in Medicine in 1982 from the University of London, Mr Bendall pursued specialist training in south-west London and in Baltimore, USA where he gained his fellowship. In 1997 Mr Bendall returned to the UK and was appointed consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Princess Royal Hospital, where he continues to work today.
Mr Bendall has a particular interest in postgraduate education as examiner for the FRCS Orth examinations, and principal architect of the BOFAS course for trainees. He is widely published on a variety of topics within foot and ankle surgery, and his current research interests include CRPS and minimally invasive foot surgery.