Mr John Hutchinson

Mr John Hutchinson

Consultant Spine Surgeon
MB BCh, BaO, FRCS, MMedSci, FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Bristol Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr John Hutchinson at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

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Professional profile

I graduated from Queen's University Belfast in 1987. My basic surgical and orthopaedic training was in the RAF before specialist orthopaedic training in the West Midlands Deanery. I then have Senior Registrar and Fellowship SPINE posts in Hartshill, Oswestry, Adelaide and was the National Spine Fellow in Nottingham.

I have a very busy NHS practice dealing with complex spine pathology with referrals from throughout the UK. I have developed 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. I 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.

Clinical Interests

Spinal surgery

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.

Private contact details

Telephone 0117 980 4070
Private secretary Toni Duys
Private secretary telephone 0117 980 4052
Private secretary fax 0117 980 4055
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Spine Surgeon, North Bristol Trust. Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol

Consultant Surgeon, Bristol Children's Hospital

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Personal Profile

I am married with 2 children living in a 17th century farmhouse I restored from a derelict state. I plays tennis, bridge and golf and enjoys skiing in the winter and water sports in the summer. I dislike bureaucracy and love meeting interesting people.

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