Rena Francis FRCPodS

Specialist Registrar in Podiatric Surgery

Rena graduated with an Honour’s Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatry from The University of Westminster and a Post Graduate Diploma in the Theory of Podiatric Surgery from the University of Brighton. She gained her Surgical Fellowship in 2019 from the Royal College of Podiatry.

Actively involved in promoting her profession through local regional and national presentations and has been involved in the HCPC Annotation of Podiatric Surgery project. She is a regular faculty member on cadaver dissection and surgical skills for podiatrist courses and regularly assists on workshops for potential and aspiring podiatric surgeons.

Within her current role as SpR in Podiatric Surgery at Buxton Hospital she is involved in elective surgery of the foot and ankle, but also has key involvement in MDT care and management of high risk diabetic patients with limb threatening diabetic foot ulcers, limb salvage and amputation prevention.

Rena was born in Iraq and was raised in England after her family were offered refugee status in the United Kingdom after the second gulf war in 1991. She is trilingual and fluent in Aramiac (Syriac), Arabic and English.