Mr Michael Butler

Specialist in Foot and Ankle Surgery, Knee Replacement and Trauma Medicolegal Expert in Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Michael Butler qualified from the London Hospital Medical College in 1996, having attended Cambridge University for his undergraduate studies. After basic surgical training, Mr Butler undertook further specialist training at the world-renowned Avon Orthopaedic Centre in Bristol (including trauma surgery at Frenchay Hospital) and the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. He has been an Orthopaedic Consultant on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council since August 2009. Mr Butler has served 25 years in the Army as a surgeon and holds a consultant appointment at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro and at St Michael’s Hospital in Hayle. Mr Butler has full admitting rights at the Duchy Hospital where he consults and operates on private patients. Mr Butler treats a wide variety of patients for complex problems of the foot and ankle- from high intensity athletes and servicemen and women to the difficult problems in later life of tendon dysfunction and arthritis of the knee and foot and ankle. Mr Butler uses the most modern techniques in foot and ankle surgery. Mr Butler is also very proud to have very close involvement with the medical team of the Cornish Pirates Rugby Club and he is heavily involved in teaching and examining future surgeons. He is the Training Programme Director for the Pensinsula Deanery and a member of the SAC in Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is a member of the Education Committee for BOFAS (British Foot and Ankle Society). He has a strong interest in research, publishing and presenting at national and international meetings. He is a Review Board Member for Foot and Ankle Surgery and The Knee and Injury, both international journals in relevant surgical fields.

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  • Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
 

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24th May 2019
Written by a patient at St Michael's Hospital

from start to finish dr butler has been good in communicating whith me exactly what i had wrong and how he could fix it. im so pleased i went ahead with surgery as the improvement is great. would definitely recommend dr butler

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17th May 2019
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I had seen a previous Doctor from Derrifield who suggested surgery to remove a Planta Fibroma in my foot, I was then put in contact with Mr Butler who explained fully my condition and the risks involving the surgery, and there was another treatment involving a course of injections which I can only say has had amazing results. He is a very straight talking Doctor who explains fully what he is going to do and the expected results which gave me great confidence in him and the result of the treatment has been way more than I had expected or hoped for. Would highly recommend anyone with Planta Fibromas to speak to Mr Butler before contemplating Surgery, he is an excellent Doctor.

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17th May 2019
Written by a patient at Duchy Hospital

WOW! If you are looking for great bedside manner and a Gold star CV look no further. After fracturing my mid foot in a number of places and an unfortunate experience within the NHS I couldn’t face returning, I’d become extremely anxious and scared of what the future may hold for me. That all changed from the second I met Mr Butler who listened, empathised and reassured me. In a heartbeat I went from a scared rabbit in the headlights hopping around in plaster non weighbearing to a happy, hopeful partially weightbearing, confident person again. I cannot speak more highly of him and as a trained SRN I would recommend him to everyone. Mr Butler put me at my ease and gave me my life back, no panic, very calm and chilled. Mr Butler a retired Lt Colonel Armed Forces has completed many tours of Afghanistan and other conflict zones and seen the most horrific traumas. He has huge experience and nothing is too much trouble. I’m over the moon and really looking forward to seeing him again. Simply put, Mr Butler is a HEARTSING Consultant, I am indebted. The Army’s loss is Cornwall’s gain.

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27th March 2019
Written by a patient at Duchy Hospital

An hospital appointment which I actually enjoyed. Dr Butler personality makes you relaxed, allowing you to confidently discuss your issues. A good listener who respects your input. On discussion about the treatment I would require, he explained in layman terms all the options available to me with all the pros and cons. In summation methodically relayed the future course of action leaving me confident and informed of the future ahead whilst removing any worries I had.

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20th March 2019
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My experience over the last year under the care of Mr Butler has been extremely positive. From my first appointment he listened to all of my concerns and explained in detail everything that would take place going forward. My operation was a complete success and I have just had my 12 month checkup. If I find myself in a position in the future where I need further surgery I would be more than happy to be referred again to Mr. Butler.


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