Mr Ian Harding

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
BA, BM, BCh, FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ian Harding at Spire include:


Other treatments

Minimal access surgery, revision surgery, failed spines, cervicel/neck surgery, spinal tumours, fractures.

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Professional profile

I practice in both Bristol NHS Trusts as well as Weston Super Mare. I obtained 1st class honours degree at Worcester College, Oxford and continued my basic orthopaedic training there. My specialist spinal training was in Oxford, The Institute Calot (France) and Seattle (USA).

My 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.

Clinical Interests

Spinal surgery
Lumbar spine disorders

Back pain Lumbar spine Thoracic spine and cervical spine. Degenerative disease. Spinal deformity Spinal tumours. Kyphoplasty. Trauma. Spinal infection. Spinal fusion. Disc replacement. Minimally invasive spinal surgery. Paediatric scoliosis. Back pain.

Private contact details

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Private secretary Leanne Coats
Private secretary telephone 0117 980 4073
Private secretary fax 0870 875 5910
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Spinal Surgeons.
British Scoliosis Society.
Royal College of Surgeons of England.
International Member of Scoliosis Research Society.

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, North Bristol Trust

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol

Honorary Consultant, Weston NHS Trust

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