13 May 2019
As part of Skin Cancer Awareness month, Dr Alex Holme, Consultant Dermatologist at Spire Edinburgh Hospitals has given a…
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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr J N Alastair Gibson at Spire include:
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.
My 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.
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.
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Council)
British Association of Spine Surgeons. New York Academy of Sciences
British Orthopaedic Association
Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, St John's Hospital, Livingston.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh.Back to top
I am a member of the Thistle Lawn Tennis Club (past President), Mortonhall Golf Club, David Lloyd Club and the Arran Yacht Club.Back to top
Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plcBack to top
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