Jules Grundy MBChB MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr & Orth) is a specialist orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon appointed as a consultant at Yeovil District Hospital in 2010. He specialises in all elements of elective (planned) and trauma surgery of the foot and ankle, including arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery (keyhole), open reconstructive surgery, surgery of tendons and ankle replacement surgery.
After qualifying from the University of Bristol Medical School in 1997, his higher orthopaedic training was on the Wessex training programme with specialist foot and ankle training in Bournemouth, Southampton and on fellowship in Melbourne, Australia. He then took a locum Consultant post in Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester for almost a year before taking up his substantive post in Yeovil. He has honorary consultant NHS contracts at Dorchester and the Royal Bournemouth Hospital where he undertakes combined complex operating lists and complex foot and ankle clinics with regional colleagues.
Outside work his time is largely spent with his wife and 2 children, dogs and other animals but he also enjoys cycling, running, shooting, golf, skiing and the odd challenge!
Special Clinical Interests
Bunion surgery including keyhole
Surgery for big toe arthritis including Cartiva and fusion
Lesser toe corrective surgery
Major tendon, ligament and foot reconstructive surgery
Keyhole surgery for sports injuries of the ankle
Ankle arthritis including joint replacement and fusion
All foot and ankle trauma surgery
The use of shockwave therapy for painful conditions of the plantar fascia and Achilles tendon
Current NHS position
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Yeovil District Hospital
Distal Tibialis Anterior Tendinopathy
Independent clinical advisor on the Ankle Research Trial (ART) trial steering group
Current positions at Yeovil Hospital
Clinical Director Trauma and Orthopaedics
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS)
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Medical Association (BMA)