Mr Ray’s career in medicine started in India in 1984. He finished his MBBS and soon decided to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery. He got into the resident programme, successfully completing a thesis on 'cartilage healing' and was awarded the masters degree in orthopaedics.

Following a short stint as a lecturer in a university medical school, Mr Ray decided to broaden his experience and came to England in 1994. His extensive training in England has taken him to centers of excellence in Sheffield, Leicester and London.

During this time, he was awarded the MCh (Orth) degree in 1998 from the University of Liverpool, the FRCS in 2002 followed by the fellowship of the intercollegiate board for trauma and orthopaedics FRCS (Tr & Orth) in 2003.

Mr Ray joined the faculty in Barnet and Chase Farm NHS Trust in 2004 as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon.

He strives to provide a state of the art foot and ankle service in the NHS and the private sector. His special interests include bunion surgery, all forms of forefoot deformities and forefoot neurological pain.

An expert in foot and ankle arthritis and its treatment, Mr Ray specialises in adult flat feet and hind foot arthritis.

Mr Ray’s research interests include ongoing international research on the use of an intraosseous compression device for foot and ankle arthrodesis, with excellent three to four-year results, and total ankle replacement.