Mr Dimpu Bhagawati

Mr Dimpu Bhagawati

Orthopaedic Spinal Consultant


Specialises in

  • Cervical nerve root block
  • Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Facet injections
  • Nerve root block

I have worked as an orthopaedic surgeon for 20 years and been involved in spinal surgery for 16 years. I have worked as a consultant for nine years and started my current post in 2018.

I specialise in spinal surgery with a specific interest in minimally invasive techniques, pain free surgery, rapid recovery, endoscopic spinal surgery, microdiscectomy, total disk replacements, minimally invasive fusion surgery, kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty.

I have completed two complex spinal fellowships. The first is from Oxford University and the second is from the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. I previously worked at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital prior to taking up my current post.

In modern practice the number of procedures you do is recorded and compared to your peers in the same specialty. Compared to my national peers I perform five and a half times as many anterior cervical discectomy and fusions, six times as many decompression/disectomy procedures, six times as many kyphoplasty procedures and 16 times as many spinal injections.


General Medical Council Number: C6028009

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Dimpu Bhagawati at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

Other treatments

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Cervical nerve root block
  • Discectomy
  • Decompression
  • Facet blocks
  • Facet injection
  • Lumbar revision
  • Lumbar spine surgery
  • Manipulation and injection of Coccyx
  • Nerve root block
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Transforaminal epidural
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

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Additional information

BM & BA / Magdalan College Oxford University / 1998
BM & Bachelor of Arts Physiological Sciences

MBBS / University College London / 2001
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

MA / Oxford University / 2005
Master of Arts

MS / University College London / 2007
Master of Science

CCT / United Kingdom / 2015
Certificate of Completion of Training Trauma and Orthopaedics

HMS / Harvard Medical School / 2022
Surgical Leadership Program

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons of England / 2013
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society

Harvard Alumni

Magdalene College Alumni Association Oxford University

Oxford Union Society

Professional leadership

Staff Governor and Clinical Lead for Spinal Services at The Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Luton & Dunstable Hospital.

I live locally with my wife and three children. My children all go to local schools and I have a keen interest in football and athletics. I thoroughly enjoy spending my time travelling with my family.

Private secretary Aishleen Walsh
Private secretary telephone 07308 621 385
Private secretary email