Mr Henry Maxwell graduated from the Victoria University of Manchester in 1983 and was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Lower limb surgeon at Hope Hospital Salford, a teaching hospital, in 1995. During his training he undertook a two-year research fellowship at the Centre for Hip Surgery at Wrightington Hospital, UK. He has completed specialist training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery. In 1995 he was awarded the higher degree of Master of Surgery (ChM) and the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery. Following his formal training, Mr Maxwell undertook a lower limb fellowship in Boston, USA. Approximately 30% of his practice is foot and ankle surgery, 50% knee surgery and 20% surgery. In April 2013 Mr Maxwell elected to provide NHS services solely in the independent sector consulting at various sites around the Manchester conurbation including Salford, Oldham, Bolton, Denton, Longsight though basing his surgical practice solely at the Ramsay Oaklands Hospital in Salford
Foot and Ankle
Mr Maxwell has extensive expertise in soft tissue injuries, sports injuries, deformities of the foot and ankle as well as painful foot and toenail conditions. He performs keyhole surgery of the ankle and great toe. He performs corrective surgery for midfoot and hindfoot. He also has considerable expertise in complex foot disorders and revision foot surgery; approximately 30% of his foot and ankle referrals are from other consultant orthopaedic surgeons. Many painful foot conditions such as fasciitis (heel pain), neuromas and arthritic conditions are treated by injections in the outpatient setting. Mr Maxwell is a member of the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS)
In his NHS practice Mr Maxwell is referred acute, chronic and sports related knee injuries. He performs major elective knee surgery, He offers arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, total knee joint replacement surgery and surgery for recurrent patella dislocation. He is one of a relatively small group of surgeons trained in current methods for the treatment of joint surface injury including chondrocyte transplantation (relining of the knee joint surface).
Hip and Pelvis
Mr Maxwell has extensive expertise of painful groin, pelvic and sacroiliac conditions. Mr Maxwell is one of a small number of surgeons in the UK who performs arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery of the hip joint, beneficial in the diagnosis and treatment of painful hip disorders and injuries in young adults. In addition he regularly performs conventional hip replacement.