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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Spinal Unit

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Our team

Spinal Triage Team

  • Elaine Buchanan, Consultant Physiotherapist
  • Louise Hailey, Senior Physiotherapist
  • Jennifer Bridle, Specialist Spinal Physiotherapist

Administrative and Clerical Team

  • Tel: 01865 737877

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons

Mr Gavin Bowden MB BCh FCS(SA)(Orth)

Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Oxford

Special interests

Back pain, scoliosis and other spinal deformities, spinal surgery, fractures of the spine, spinal tumours and infections

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.

Gavin Bowden

Mr James Wilson-MacDonald MB ChB FRCS MCh

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special interests

Back pain, scoliosis and other spinal deformities, spinal surgery, fractures of the spine, spinal tumours and infections

James Wilson-MacDonald

Mr Jeremy Reynolds MBChB BSc (Hons) FRCS(Trauma & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special interests

Vancouver Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Fellowship trained surgeon with special interest in primary and metastatic spinal tumours, degenerative cervical spine pathology, minimally-invasive spinal surgery and adult deformity.

Mr Colin Nnadi MBBS FRCS(Trauma & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special interests

Back pain, scoliosis and other spinal deformities, spinal surgery, fractures of the spine, spinal tumours and infections

Colin Nnadi

Professor Chris Lavy OBE MD MCh FCS FRCS

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Special interests

Lumbar spine surgery, trauma surgery, infection, tropical orthopaedic surgery

Chris Lavy

Mr Sean Grannum

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Dominique Rothenfluh

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Bedansh Roy Chaudhary MRCS MSc FRCS(N/Surg)

Neurosurgical Spinal Consultant

Special interests

Cervical spine surgery including myelopathy and spinal cord injury, minimally invasive spine surgery and day case surgery

During his 20 years of medical training, Mr Chaudhary was affiliated with and trained in many of the top universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College and University of Toronto.

His Neurosurgical Spinal Registrar / Residency programme was undertaken at Addenbrooke's Hospital where he was also the Chief Resident for Neurosciences.

Before his consultant appointment, he undertook a complex combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spinal Fellowship at the Toronto Western Hospital, Canada.

Additional research and educational interests include the application of technology in Surgery and Medical Education.

photo of Bedansh Roy Chaudhary

Mr Nuno Alves Batista MD FEBOT (Trauma & Orth)

Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Photo of Mr Nuno Alves Batista