Personal Profile Nigel Kiely

I graduated from Nottingham University Medical School in 1991. After house jobs in Nottingham, I worked in Leeds then Manchester. I undertook Orthopaedic training in Manchester and the North West, finishing with a fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry. During this time, I gained a higher Degree in Orthopaedic Engineering from the University of Cardiff.

I commenced my Consultant Post at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in January 2004.

I have a Children’s and Adult Orthopaedic practice. I undertake surgery at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry. My clinic types and locations are detailed below;

My Clinics


o  I hold weekly general and specialist clinics.

  • Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

o  I hold a weekly general paediatric orthopaedic clinic

  • Special School Clinics

o  I attend special schools in Wrexham and North Wales

Clinic Types

  • General Paediatric Orthopaedic
  • Paediatric Hip
  • Young adult Hip
  • Clubfoot / Ponseti clinic (multidisciplinary)
  • Leg Length discrepancy
  • Neuromuscular
  • Limb deformity
  • Muscle Disorder clinic (multidisciplinary clinic)
  • Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic ( with Geneticist)
  • Arthrogryposis Clinic (multidisciplinary clinic)
  • Limb deficiency clinic (multidisciplinary)


Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Society of Children’s Orthopaedic Surgeons

British Limb Reconstruction Society

British Orthopaedic Association

British Medical Association

International Society of Hip Arthroscopy

ex Examiner for the FRCS(T and O) exam

Regional training Program Director for West Midlands Trauma and Orthopaedics

Top Doctors


Tony G, Charran A, Tins B, Lalam R, Tyrrell PN, Singh J, Cool P, Kiely N, Cassar-Pullicino VN.

Intra-epiphyseal stress injury of the proximal tibial epiphysis: Preliminary experience of magnetic resonance imaging findings.

Eur J Radiol. 2014 Aug 17. pii: S0720-048X(14)00400-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ejrad.2014.08.008

Johnson B, Choudry Q, Heaver C, Kiely N.

Calcaneal pull-down technique in the management of resistant equinus associated with congenital club foot.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2014 Jul;96(5):393-4.

Fawdington RA, Johnson B, Kiely N.

Lower Limb deformity assessment and correction.

Orthopaedics and Trauma, 28:1. Feb 14. pp33-40

Maripuri SN, Gallacher PD, Bridgens J, Kuiper JH, Kiely NT. Ponseti casting

for club foot – above- or below-knee?: A prospective randomised clinical trial.

Bone Joint J. 2013 Nov;95-B(11):1570-4. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B11.31899.

PubMed PMID: 24151281.

Walter J, Kiely N, Cool P, Tyrrell P, Quinlivan RM. An unusual case of scapula

winging. Neuromuscul Disord. 2013 Mar;23(3):277-8. doi:

10.1016/j.nmd.2012.12.008. Epub 2013 Feb 4. PubMed PMID: 23391618.

Jaiswal A, Starks I, Kiely NT. Late dislocation of the hip following normal

neonatal clinical and ultrasound examination. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2010

Oct;92(10):1449-51. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.92B10.24694. PubMed PMID: 20884986.

The role of community screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip at the 8-month baby check.

Cooke SJ, Kiely NT.

Child Care Health Dev. 2011 Jan;37(1):1-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01100.x.

Bridgens J, Kiely N. Current management of clubfoot (congenital talipes

equinovarus). BMJ. 2010 Feb 2;340:c355. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c355. Review. PubMed

PMID: 20124368.

Cooke SJ, Rees R, Edwards DL, Kiely NT, Evans GA. Ossification of the femoral

head at closed reduction for developmental dysplasia of the hip and its influence

on the long-term outcome. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010 Jan;19(1):22-6. doi:

10.1097/BPB.0b013e32832fc8ca. PubMed PMID: 19901850.


S J Cooke, B Balain, C Kerin, N.T. Kiely

Current Orthopaedics, Volume 22, Issue 2, April 2008, Pages 139-149

SJ Parsons, C Barton, R Banerjee, N T. Kiely

Slipped upper femoral epiphysis

Current Orthopaedics, Volume 21, Issue 3, June 2007, Pages 215-228

Docker CE, Lewthwaite S, Kiely NT. Ponseti treatment in the management of

clubfoot deformity – a continuing role for paediatric orthopaedic services in

secondary care centres. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Jul;89(5):510-2. PubMed PMID:

17688726; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2048600.

Docker C, Lewthwaite S, Kiely NT. Use of different types of operating tables

when fixing slipped capital femoral epiphyses (SCFE) by a percutaneous technique.

J Pediatr Orthop. 2005 Jul-Aug;25(4):560; author reply 560. PubMed PMID:


Kiely N, Younis U, Day JB, Meadows TM. The ferguson medial approach for open

reduction of developmental dysplasia of the hip. A clinical and radiological

review of 49 hips. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2004 Apr;86(3):430-3. PubMed PMID:


Does temporary clamping of drains following knee arthroplasty reduce blood loss? A randomised controlled trial.

Kiely N, Hockings M, Gambhir A.

Knee. 2001 Dec;8(4):325-7.

Mechanical properties of different combinations of flexible nails in a model of a pediatric femoral fracture.

Kiely N.

J Pediatr Orthop. 2002 Jul-Aug;22(4):424-7.

Sexual dysfunction in women following pelvic fractures with sacro-iliac disruption.

Kiely N, Williams N.

Injury. 1996 Jan;27(1):45-6.

Evaluation of the modified Alvarado score in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: a prospective study.

Kiely N, Williams N.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 1995 Mar;77(2):157