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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

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Professional profile

Availability: Murrayfield Friday 9am-1pm / 12.30pm-3.30pm (alt weeks) 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, NSW, Australia. 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. I have specialist expertise in endoscopic spine surgery, pioneering transforaminal discectomy in the UK in collaboration with joimax GmbH, a leading equipment manufacturer. Recent publications are available at www.gibsonspine.eu/publications.


Clinical Interests

Spinal surgery
Lumbar spine disorders

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

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
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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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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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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