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Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) team

Both Spinal and Orthopaedic Surgeons work in our team.

Spinal consultants

Mr Sean Grannum

Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Mr Grannum completed his training in Trauma and Orthopaedic surgery on the East Midlands Deanery rotation in 2011.

Following completion of advanced specialist spinal training he has worked as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Throughout his training he has cultivated an interest in spinal surgery and following completion of his postgraduate orthopaedic training Mr Grannum undertook post CCT fellowships in complex and reconstructive spinal surgery which provided advanced training in the management of spinal trauma, adult and paediatric spinal deformity as well as the management of degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine.

His specialist interests include the management and correction of paediatric spinal deformity, reconstruction of spinal trauma as well as management of degenerative lumbar and cervical spine pathologies.

Mr Colin Nnadi

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Colin Nnadi completed his Orthopaedic training in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery on the Wessex rotation in the UK. He was awarded the FRCS(Orth) in 2006.

Mr Nnadi has fellowship training from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and the Norfolk and Norwich University Teaching Hospital. He worked as a Consultant at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham. He took up his present post as Consultant Spine Surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals in December 2008.

His interests include all aspects of general and complex spinal surgery with a sub-specialty interest in paediatric and adult spinal deformity.

Mr Gavin Bowden

Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Oxford

Mr Bowden graduated in Medicine in 1986 from the University of the Witwatersrand and specialised in Orthopaedic Surgery in Cape Town.

Between 1996 and 2000 Mr Bowden was the Nuffield Orthopaedic Scholar and Clinical Research Fellow for the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council in the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Oxford.


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