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Mr Ian Pitman

Orthopaedic surgeon
MB BCh, MRCS, MSc (Orth Eng), FRCS (T&O)

Practising at

Spire South Bank Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ian Pitman at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

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Professional profile

Mr Pitman's basic surgical and orthopaedic training was in South Wales prior to specialist orthopaedic training in the West Midlands deanery. In addition to this he completed Spinal Fellowships at the University Hospital North Staffordshire and at North Bristol NHS Trust. He also undertook visitations to Miami and Florida Celebration Hospital, Orlando, USA.

He undertakes practice in a full range of adult spinal conditions. He is particularly interested in both surgical and non operative management of sciatica, back pain, arm pain and neck pain. He undertakes a number of microsurgical procedures including minimally invasive decompressions, microdiscectomy, cervical discectomy and cervical foraminotomy. As well as fusion surgery and disc replacement surgery. He has gained expertise in conservative management of back pain and sciatica undertaking injection treatments including nerve root blocks, facet joint blocks and image guided epidurals.


Clinical Interests


Special Clinical Interests:Sciatica, Microsurgical techniques, Spinal stenosis and low back pain treatments, Lumbar decompressions, fusions and disc replacements, Spinal trauma, Infection and tumour control.

Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire South Bank 01905 350 003
Private secretary telephone 01905 362 220
Private secretary email ian.pitman@yahoo.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association
Royal College of Surgeons
British Scoliosis Association
British Association Spinal Surgeons

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Personal Profile

He is married with one child and lives in a 16th century barn which he converted from a derelict state. He is interested in rugby and enjoys spending what free time he has with his family.

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