Mr Michael Oddy

Mr Michael Oddy

MA, MB, BChir, MSc, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon (Foot and Ankle)


Mr Oddy currently practices at University College London Hospital as a Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedics with an excelled proficiency in foot and ankle injury.

Mr Michael Oddy was appointed as a full time consultant in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2009. His elective practice specialises in foot and ankle surgery and in addition he manages general trauma emergencies. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Mr Oddy’s practice includes all aspects of elective and trauma foot and ankle surgery including fractures, tendon and ligament injuries, arthritis and deformity including bunion and toe problems. He has an interest in neurological foot problems and is the orthopaedic lead for the diabetic foot service at UCLH. He was one of the six specialist foot and ankle surgeons serving the London 2012 Olympics.

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Mr Oddy has been a full-time consultant in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 2009.
He read medicine at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge qualifying in 1996. Following basic surgical training in London, Mr Oddy read for an MSc at UCL and was awarded a distinction in 2002 with basic science research into tendons and gait.

His orthopaedic training on the St Bartholomew’s Hospital Percivall Pott rotation included specialist foot and ankle posts in Norwich and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore before completing a foot and ankle fellowship in Sheffield. He has also completed a paediatric fellowship at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

International Presentations

Functional and Histological Assessment of Tendon Reconstruction to a Prosthesis in an In Vivo Model

49th meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, USA, February 2003

Pendegrass C, Oddy MJ, Cannon SR, Goodship AE, Blunn GW

An In Vivo Study of Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction to a Metal Prosthesis

British Orthopaedic Research Society, Nottingham, UK, April 2003

Pendegrass CJ, Oddy MJ, Cannon SR, Goodship AE, Blunn GW

Tendon Attachment to Orthopaedic Implants. The Novel Use of Resorbable Polyglactin Mesh for Tendon Attachment to a Metal Prosthesis

7th World Biomaterials Congress, Sydney, Australia, May 2004

Pendegrass CJ, Oddy MJ, Sundar S, Cannon SR, Goodship AE, Blunn GW

Ionising radiation exposure to orthopaedic trainees. The effect of sub-speciality training

7th EFORT Congress, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2005

Oddy MJ, Aldam CH

The use of recombinant Bone Morphogenetic Protein 7 (OP-1) in the management of humeral non-union

British Trauma Society, October 2006

SA Clint, MJ Oddy, SM Lambert, JIL Bayley

Pre-operative planning for hybrid total hip arthroplasty using on-screen digital radiographs: a comparison of acetate templates and computer software

EFORT, Italy, May 2007

R Mohankumar, MJ Oddy, J Bayer, JA Wimhurst

Demineralized Bone Matrix augments tendon attachment to a metal implant

54th Orthopaedic Research Society – San Francisco, USA 2-5/3/2008

Sundar S, Pendegrass CJ, Oddy MJ, Blunn GW

Mechanical stability of a locked step-plate versus single compression screw fixation for medial displacement osteotomy of the os calcis in a cadaveric model.

British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Nottingham, UK, 11/2010

S Konan, J Meswania, GW Blunn, R Madhav, MJ Oddy

Multidisciplinary management of the high-risk diabetic foot: a two-year study of the outpatient workload required in achieving positive outcomes

Int J Surgery 11, 2013:742

JA Wright, S Hurel, M Brown, S Morris-Jones, DC Patel, JAS Brookes, MJ Oddy, T Richards.

Should broken toes be treated in fracture clinic?

EFORT, London 2014

Eves T, Oddy MJ

Locking versus non-locking plates for distal fibula fractures

EFORT, Vienna 2017

Shirley A Lyle, Catherine Malik , Michael J Oddy

British Orthopaedic Association, Birmingham 2018

‘The Para-metacarpal Ulnar Artery Flap – A Versatile Option in the Reconstruction of Ulnar Sided Hand Defects’. (Oral presentation)

S. Raja, V.Vanryckegham, MJ Oddy

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