Consultant Profile

Mr Ian Pitman

Name:
Mr Ian Pitman MB BCh MRCS MSc (Orth Eng) FRCS (T&O)
Practising at:
Spire South Bank Hospital
Specialties:
  • Orthopaedic surgery
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:
Sciatica
Microsurgical techniques
Spinal stenosis and low back pain treatments
Lumbar decompressions, fusions and disc replacements
Spinal trauma
Infection and tumour control
Research interests:
Degenerative Disease Lumbar Spine
Motion preserving Techniques Cervical Spine
Year of first medical qualification:
1994
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons
British Scoliosis Association
British Association Spinal Surgeaons
 
Contact Details 
Private secretary telephone number:
01905 362 220
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Pitman is a full time spinal surgeon working at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, MHS Foundation trust, Birmingham. His basic surgical and orthopaedic training was in South Wales prior to specialist orthopaedic training in the West Midlands deanery.

In addition to this he completed Spinal Fellowships at the University Hospital North Staffordshire and at North Bristol NHS Trust. He also undertook visitations to Miami and Florida Celebration Hospital, Orlando, USA.

He undertakes practice in a full range of adult spinal conditions. He is particularly interested in both surgical and non operative management of sciatica, back pain, arm pain and neck pain. He undertakes a number of microsurgical procedures including minimally invasive decompressions, microdiscectomy, cervical discectomy and cervical foraminotomy. As well as fusion surgery and disc replacement surgery. He has gained expertise in conservative management of back pain and sciatica undertaking injection treatments including nerve root blocks, facet joint blocks and image guided epidurals.
Personal profile:
He is married with 1 child and lives in a 16th century barn which he converted from a derelict state. He is interested in rugby and enjoys spending what free time he has with his family.

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Mr Ian Pitman

Mr Ian Pitman Orthopaedic surgery Consultant, Worcester, private hospital specialist.

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