Consultant Profile

Mr Ian Harding

Mr Ian Harding BA, BM, BCh, FRCS (Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Back pain, lumbar spine, thoracic spine and cervical spine
Degenerative disease
Spinal deformity
Spinal tumours
Spinal infection
Spinal fusion
Disc replacement
Minimally invasive spinal surgery
Paediatric scoliosis
Back pain

Research interests:

Disc degeneration
Spinal deformity

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol
Honorary Consultant, Weston NHS Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

British Association of Spinal Surgeons
British Scoliosis Society
Royal College of Surgeons of England
European Spinal Deformity Study Group
International Member of Scoliosis Research Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4070
Private secretary:
Madolyn  Palmer
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 980 4073
Private secretary fax:
0870 875 5910
Private secretary email address:
Consults every Tuesday morning and Thursday evening.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Harding practices in both Bristol NHS Trusts as well as Weston Super Mare. He obtained 1st class honours degree at Worcester College, Oxford and continued his basic orthopaedic training there. His specialist spinal training was in Oxford, The Institute Calot (France) and Seattle (USA).

His prime interests are spinal deformity, back pain, tumours, fractures, infection and degenerative disease of the spine in both children and adults.

Both operative and non-operative treatment modalities are offered, with treatment being individualised to each patient.

Recommended links:

These links are outside Spire Healthcare's control and we take no responsibility for the information they contain.

Find a treatment, test or scan available at:


Find a consultant

Use one or more of the options below to search for a consultant and link through to view their Spire profile.


Let us help you

fill out this form and we will get back to you:

Please select a hospital

We can call you

Please enter your details below and we will call you back.

What is the aim of your enquiry?

Please select a hospital

If we are unable to reach you by phone, please include your email address so that we can get in touch...

Mr Ian Harding

Mr Ian Harding

© Spire Healthcare Group plc (2016)