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The London Clinic


  • Podiatry and foot care

Sub specialties

  • Diabetic foot
  • Foot wounds
  • Foot pain
  • Ingrowing nails
  • Biomechanics

Clinical interests

  • Diabetic foot
  • Foot ulceration
  • Foot pain
  • Rheumatoid foot
  • Biomechanics

Professional profile

Richard Leigh is Head of Podiatry at the Royal Free Hospital and previously Chief Podiatrist at University College Hospital, London. He trained at the London Foot Hospital and undertook postgraduate research at University College London.

His interests include the diabetic foot, foot ulceration, foot injuries and foot pain and he has published and presented work in these fields in National and International Journals and Conferences.

He is a member of the editorial team for The Diabetic Foot Journal and a clinical advisor to several wound care companies.

He currently lectures at The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists and also the University of Hertfordshire.

He has also lectured abroad, including USA, Japan and Saudi Arabia.

Personal profile

Mr Leigh's hobbies include cooking and classical music - playing piano, church organ and singing.

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Current posts

  • Chief Podiatrist
    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Head of Podiatry
    Royal Free London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Clinical Lecturer
    University of Hertfordshire
  • Clinical Lecturer
    Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

Medical training

Year qualified
  • The London Foot Hospital
  • London Foot Hospital

Ages treated

Adults and children over 16
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Clinic location

5 Devonshire Place
London W1G 6HL
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Clinic times

Saturday: 9am - 12.30pm

Main switchboard: +44 (0) 207 935 4444

Treatment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7693Consultant appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7693 Prices for self funding patients: +44 (0) 203 219 3315Physiotherapy appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7651X-ray and scan appointments: +44 (0) 207 616 7653Invoice and payment enquiries: +44 (0) 207 616 7708

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