Mr Gavin Marsh

Mr Gavin Marsh

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Gatwick Park Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Gavin Marsh at Spire include:


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Professional profile

Mr Gavin Marsh is an Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon who qualified in 1984 from St Barts Hospital. He has worked at several hospitals in London including The Marsden, Guy’s and St Thomas' Hospital, St Mary's, Charing Cross Plastics Unit and the NEThames Neurosurgery unit and completed his postgraduate training at King’s College Hospital and the RNOH Stanmore. Mr Marsh was then awarded a fellowship in Spinal Surgery at the RNS Hospital Sydney with Professor Taylor​. His NHS base is Guy's Hospital since 2012, having moved from Croydon University Hospital where he worked for 20 years.

Mr Marsh has carried out 8,000 spinal procedures as a Consultant.

His research interests include disc replacement, bone grafting and fusion alternatives, plus minimally invasive spinal surgery. He has a supportive view on back pain and uses probes and injections for pain relief more commonly than surgery. If surgery is required he can offer all of the new techniques he practices at Guy's such as minimally invasive spinal surgery, XLIF and degenerative scoliosis surgery.

Clinical Interests

Lumbar spine disorders
Pain relief
Spinal surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / St Bartholomew's Hospital, University of London / 1984
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
British Medical Association
Faculty of Medical Leaders

Professional leadership

Medical Director Croydon University Hospital 2005-2012
MAC Chair Shirley Oaks, Croydon
Chair of Pan London Health Programmes (Hip fracture, south West London redesign of service)
Sub Dean University of London 2002-2005

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Current NHS posts

Guy's Hospital, London.

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Research and Publication

Mr Marsh has recently published articles in the European Spine Journal, Spine, BJJS and is a reviewer for clinical online journal.


Post operative pain relief with intrathecal fentanyl, Cervical spine fractures, Rare spinal infections and tumours.

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Personal Profile

Mr Marsh enjoys regular sports such as golf, tennis and skiing.

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Private contact details

Telephone Self funding: 01293 778 906, Insured: 01293 778 919
Private secretary Karen Mayhew
Private secretary email