Mr  Amit  Bhalla

Mr Amit Bhalla

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
MB BS, BSc (Hons), Med DIC (Merit,) FRCS (Eng) (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Little Aston Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Amit Bhalla at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

Neurosurgery

Other treatments

  • Caervical radiculopathy
  • Degenerative spine
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar spine disorders
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Neck surgery
  • Pain management
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal injections
  • Spinal stenosis

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Professional profile

I am a fellowship trained Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon who specialises exclusively in Spinal surgery. I was appointed as a substantive consultant at University Hospital North Midlands and Royal County in October 2017. I specialise in degenerative conditions and also carry out surgery for major deformity conditions such as Scoliosis. I work in one of the busiest and largest spinal trauma centres in the country and am therefore well up to date with current practice, trends and surgical techniques. I carry out various spinal operations regularly including microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, spinal fusion surgery, anterior and posterior neck surgery.

I completed my undergraduate training at University College London in 2005, with a BSc (Hons) at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Stanmore; my research work has been presented nationally and internationally. I undertook my Orthopaedic training on the world renown Oswestry and Stoke rotation, gaining CCT in 2016. Prior to taking my consultant post, I have completed a specialist 1-year Spinal Surgery fellowship in Brisbane Australia, which was a fantastic experience personally and professionally. I am also involved in training junior surgeons as a trainer, having completed a Masters in Surgical Education at Imperial College London. Training surgeons of the future is something I thoroughly enjoy and find extremely rewarding.

I perform around 400 spinal procedures a year, but I also focus on conservative management where possible involving physiotherapy, spinal manipulation, and also spinal injection therapy. I also carry out spinal injections independently to speed up the treatment pathway for my patients and avoid unnecessary delays.

I am also involved in Medicolegal work and have completed various courses for this. I undertake cases involving personal injury, negligence, medial litigation and malpractice. I run my own medicolegal company for this. I thoroughly enjoy learning about the law and am also studying part-time for the LLM in Legal Aspects of Medical Practice at Cardiff university currently to improve my own understanding and current clinical practice.

Clinical Interests

Back pain
Neck pain
Pain management
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Spinal surgery

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Qualification and professional memberships

MB BS / University College London / 2005
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Medical Degree


Professional memberships

Royal College of Surgeons England
British Scoliosis Society
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
British Medical Association
AO Spine
National Expert Witness Agency

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Current NHS posts

University Hospital North Midlands and Royal County Stafford

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Personal Profile

I enjoy spending time with my wife, who is a dentist. We both have a passion for travelling and have enjoyed exploring Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania in the recent past. I speak fluent Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and conversational French. I am a big football fan, you will have to ask me in person about who I support!

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Private contact details

Telephone 0121 580 7119
Email info@mramitbhalla.co.uk
Website http://www.mramitbhalla.co.uk
Private secretary Geraldine Fahy
Private secretary telephone 0121 580 7216
Private secretary email g.fahy@nhs.net