Welcome to the Oxford Spinal Unit

The Oxford Spinal Unit is dedicated to the diagnosis, investigation and treatment of all types of spinal problems deriving from sports injuries, accidents, hereditary and developmental conditions, and all aspects of arthritis.

We review around 2000 cases and perform over 900 surgical procedures each year. We also have a spinal triage service run by a consultant physiotherapist and an extended scope physiotherapist. The triage team use a comprehensive range of assessments in the investigation, diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any queries. We are happy to help.

Our team

Our multidisciplinary team consists of six consultants, specialist physiotherapy and occupational therapy practitioners, junior medical staff and nursing staff. The clinical team is backed-up behind the scenes by a dedicated administrative team.

Fellowships (for clinicians only)

There are a number of Fellowships available in the Oxford Spinal Unit.

Radiological tests

Information on the tests or scans that are undertaken in the Radiology (X-ray) Department.

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Pre-operative Assessment Clinic

To help you prepare for your operation, discharge home and recovery.