Consultant Profile

Mr John Hutchinson

Mr John Hutchinson MB BCh, BaO, FRCS, MMedSci, FRCS (Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Bristol Hospital
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Management of back pain and leg pain
Deformity surgery
Cervical spine (neck) pathology
Surgery for tumour and infections
Complex revision surgery
Paediatric and adult surgery

Research interests:

Spinal pathology

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Spine Surgeon, North Bristol Trust
Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol
Consultant Surgeon, Bristol Children's Hospital

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

British Orthopaedic Association
British Scoliosis Society
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons of England
Examiner to the Surgical Colleges of Great Britain and Ireland

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0117 980 4070
Private secretary telephone number:
0117 980 4056
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

John graduated from Queens University Belfast in 1987. His basic surgical and orthopaedic training was in the RAF before specialist orthopaedic training in the West Midlands Deanery. He then has Senior Registrar and Fellowship SPINE posts in Hartshill, Oswestry, Adelaide and was the National Spine Fellow in Nottingham.

He has a very busy NHS practice dealing with complex spine pathology with referrals from throughout the UK. He has development several spinal implants which are in use world-wide, lectures in Europe, North America, Africa, Australia and Asia and examines for all four surgical colleges in Britain. He was the subject of a BBC documentary 'Your life in their hands' and was also voted one of the top 10 spinal surgeons in a national newspaper survey of British spine surgeons.

Personal profile:

John is married with 2 children living in a 17th century farmhouse he restored from a derelict state. He plays tennis, bridge and golf and enjoys skiing in the winter and water sports in the summer. He dislikes bureaucracy and loves meeting interesting people.

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Mr John Hutchinson

Mr John Hutchinson Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Bristol, private hospital specialist.

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