Treatment of all foot and ankle conditions.


Orthopaedic Foot, Ankle and Trauma surgery.


Medicolegal Consultancy.

TwentySix Foot and Ankle Consultancy

TwentySix Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery and Medicolegal Consultancy is dedicated to providing a world class facility for Foot and Ankle Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery. Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, TwentySix specialises in the assessment and treatment of all foot and ankle conditions, including sports injuries.

TwentySix is headed up by Mr. Maurice O’Flaherty, a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon, and is supported by an expert team of radiologists and physiotherapists. With close links to these allied health professionals and our network of podiatrists and orthotists, a seamless path through the patient journey can be expected. Whether your problem requires non-surgical treatment or complex surgery, you can be sure that our expert team of Consultants will guide you through all the options available, helping you to choose the option best suited to your individual circumstances and needs.

Mr. O’Flaherty has been a Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon for over eight years now. He has previously been Lead Clinician for Foot & Ankle Surgery in the Belfast Health & Social Care Trust for the last three years. He is constantly looking to improve the care provided to his patients in both his NHS and private practice. He was pivotal in making Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy available in the Belfast Trust several years ago, as a treatment for unresponsive Achilles and Heel problems.

Mr. O’Flaherty carries out his private consulting in the Ulster Independent Clinic in Belfast. Appointments can be arranged by telephoning 02890 687444

TwentySix is BUPA approved (Provider Number: 06053625) and covered by all the other major insurance companies for private patients (WPA, AXA/PPP, Aviva, Cigna,H3 Insurance and Vitality Health). Uninsured patients are also very welcome.

Mr. O’Flaherty participates in the EU Cross Border Initiative for treatment of patients from outside of the UK. This is most frequently availed of by patients from the Republic of Ireland and TwentySix Clinic can guide you through the various steps required to make your patient journey as simple and hassle-free as possible.

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Mr. Maurice O'Flaherty MSc (Sports Med) FRCSEd (Tr & Ortho) Foot & Ankle Surgeon



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