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Mr J N Alastair Gibson

Mr J N Alastair Gibson

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MD, FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr J N Alastair Gibson at Spire include:

Orthopaedics at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Professional profile

Availability: Spire Murrayfield Friday 9am-1pm / 12.30pm-3.30pm (alt weeks) and Spire Shawfair Tuesday pm

I have accepted patients referred to the Spire Murrayfield Hospitals since 1997 with orthopaedic spinal problems. This reflects my clinical practice at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh and St. John's Hospital Livingston. I previously held appointments as Spinal Fellow at the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney and Visiting Scholar to the University of Sydney, Australia. I have specialist expertise in endoscopic spine surgery, pioneering transforaminal discectomy in the UK in collaboration with joimax GmbH, a leading equipment manufacturer.

Recent research has included publication of International Cochrane Literature Reviews of Surgery, development of a patented cervical disc arthroplasty and studies of a novel device harnessing growth to modify scoliosis.

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Spinal surgery
Lumbar spine disorders

Special Clinical Interests: Degenerative lumbar and cervical spinal disease, Microdiscectomy and Endoscopic (Video) Spinal Surgery (TESSYS and CESSYS), Cervical and Lumbar Disc Disease, Cervical and Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Adult spinal deformity.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Council)
British Association of Spine Surgeons. New York Academy of Sciences
British Orthopaedic Association

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St John's Hospital, Livingston

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh

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Research and Publication

  • Reviews of spine surgery
  • Studies of Endoscopic discectomy
  • Treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (MRC funded)
  • Development of cervical and lumbar implants and surgical devices


Articles

Recent publications

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Personal Profile

I am a member of the Thistle Lawn Tennis Club (past President), Mortonhall Golf Club, David Lloyd Club and the Arran Yacht Club.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc

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Private contact details

Telephone 0131 334 0363
Email j.n.a.gibson@blueyonder.co.uk
Website http://www.gibsonspine.eu
Private secretary fax 0131 334 7338
Private secretary email j.n.a.gibson@blueyonder.co.uk

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