Mr Trevor Prior qualified in 1983 and, since that time has worked in both the private and public sectors. He obtained a teaching qualification in 1985 before obtaining a postgraduate degree in Podiatry in 1989. He obtained his Fellowship in Podiatric Surgery in 1993 and in 1994 he established the Podiatric Surgery service in City & Hackney, London, where he is currently a Consultant Podiatric Surgeon at Homerton University Hospital.
His particular areas of interest are foot surgery (including minimal incision techniques), sports injuries, biomechanics / gait analysis, orthoses and diabetic foot complications. He lectures both nationally and internationally on these topics. Mr Prior has worked extensively with elite and professional sports men and women in a wide range of disciplines, including football, rugby, cricket, athletics, hockey, badminton and is a director of P2L, a company specialising in bespoke performance footwear. He was an elected member of the council of the Institute of Chiropodists & Podiatrists and is the immediate past Dean of the Faculty of Podiatric Surgery.
He is the UK representative on the Vasyli Think Tank, a group of health professionals who specialise in lower limb biomechanics, and is involved in the development of orthoses. Mr Prior is the Director of Premier Podiatry Limited, a clinic specialising in the assessment and management of foot-related conditions using advanced techniques, co-ordinated conservative care and surgical intervention where needed.