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Mr Ioannis Aktselis

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Practices at: The Chiltern Hospital, The Shelburne Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Ioannis Aktselis is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, specializing in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Lower Limb Reconstruction. His NHS base is at the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.  

After completing his medical studies in Czech Republic, Mr Aktselis undertook his Specialty Training in Trauma and Orthopaedics at Athens’s KAT Major Trauma Centre, which is the largest Trauma Centre in Greece. He subsequently continued his residency at Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals and North Middlesex University Hospitals in London, gaining further experience in all aspects of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. In 2015, Mr Aktselis obtained the Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) diploma.

He has fellowship experience from various UK centres of excellence including a Trauma Fellowship at Queens Medical Centre at Nottingham and a Foot and Ankle and Limb Reconstruction Fellowship in Bristol Royal Infirmary in Bristol. Mr Aktselis has also completed a visiting Foot and Ankle and Limb Reconstruction Fellowship in Tampa General Hospital under Dr Roy Sanders in United States, Tampa, Florida.

Mr Aktselis has obtained a Master of Science, MSc, in Health Management from the Hellenic Open University of Patras in 2011. Mr Aktselis completed his Doctoral Thesis, PhD, with distinction in Orthopaedics from the University of Athens Medical School in 2015.

Mr Aktselis has a strong academic background having published several scientific articles in peer reviewed journals which have been cited extensively and he has presented in National and International Orthopaedic Conferences. His strong interest in teaching and training has been acknowledged as he has been awarded the Trainer of the Month in Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust in 2017.

His aim is to provide the best clinical care with an evidence based approach to all aspects of foot and ankle surgery.

Membership Interests

Professional Memberships

  • General Medical Council
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • European Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Hellenic Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

Clinical Interests

  • Foot Pain
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Foot arthritis
  • Sports related injuries
  • Bunion correction
  • Lesser toes deformity correction
  • Ankle ligament reconstruction
  • Achilles tendon disorders
  • Ankle instability
  • Arthroscopic procedures
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Diagnostic Injections
  • Therapeutic Injections
  • Foot and Ankle Deformity correction
  • Midfoot pain
  • Forefoot pain
  • Ingrown toe nails
  • Foot and Ankle Trauma
  • Paediatric Foot and Ankle conditions

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Research Interests

  • Foot and Ankle Trauma
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Sports injuries

Press & Publications

  • "An evolution in the management of fractures of the ankle: safety and efficacy of posteromedial approach for Haraguchi type 2 posterior malleolar fractures" Bali N, Aktselis I, Ramasamy A, Mitchell S, Fenton P. Bone Joint J. 2017 Nov;99-B(11):1496-1501
  • Percutaneous fixation and bone grafting of Paediatrics scaphoid non-unions". Saeed M, Aktselis I, Goddard N. The Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2015, Volume 23, Number 1
  • "Reduction and stabilization of acute, displaced supracondylar fractures in distal humerus using the Sauvé-Kapandji technique."Saeed M, Aktselis I, Mann HA, Kumar KHS, Goddard N. Eur Orthop Traumatol, 6(3), 261-266
  • "Radial Head Fractures – An Instructional Review Of Current Concepts Of Management." Aktselis I, Saeed M, Ahrens P, Atkinson H, Gadikoppula S, Ravikumar R, Kurer M, Trakru S. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014, Volume 22, Number 1
  • "Prospective randomised controlled trial of an intramedullary nail versus a sliding hip screw for intertrochanteric fractures of the femur." Aktselis I, Kokoroghiannis C, Fragkomichalos E, Koundis G, Deligeorgis A, Daskalakis E, Vlamis J, Papaioannou N. Int Orthop, 2014,38(1):155-161. PMID: 24318319
  • "Evolving concepts of stability and intramedullary fixation of intertrochanteric fractures - A review."  Kokoroghiannis C, Aktselis I,  Deligeorgis A, Fragomichalos E, Papadimas D, Papadas I. Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 2012;43(6):686-693
  • "Intramedullary nailing of trochanteric fractures-Operative technical tips." Aktselis I, Papadimas D, Fragkomichalos E, Deligeorgis A, Kokoroghiannis C. Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 2012;43(6):961-965. PMID: 21899837
  • "Intramedullary nailing of trochanteric fractures-Operative technical tips." Aktselis I, Papadimas D, Fragkomichalos E, Deligeorgis A, Kokoroghiannis C. Injury, Int. J. Care Injured 2012;43(6):961-965. PMID: 21899837
  • "Is sliding favourable in Gamma nailing? (a biomechanical study)." Kalabokis A, Kokoroghiannis C, Deligeorgis A, Magnissalis E, Aktselis I, Karagiannis S. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011 vol.93-B no.SUPP III363.
  • "Unusual insidious spinal accessory nerve palsy: a case report." Charopoulos IN, Hadjinicolaou N, Aktselis I, Lyritis G, Papaioannou N,  Kokoroghiannis C, Journal of Medical Case Reports 2010;4:158