Mr Christopher John Dare

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
BSc (Hons), BM (Hons), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practising at

Spire Southampton Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Christopher John Dare at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

Other treatments

Paediatric Orthopaedics

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Professional profile

I am a UK fellowship trained Consultant Spinal Surgeon. My practice involves the care of all forms of spinal medicine and surgery. I use a multidisciplinary approach working with physiotherapy, rehabilitation, pain management and radiology specialists. I perform spinal surgery to include all forms of appropriate spinal intervention from the neck to the low back.

Major interests lie in scoliosis, tumour, trauma and degenerative spinal surgery. I care for children through to the elderly with spinal problems. Privately, I operate exclusively at Spire Southampton Hospital.

Clinical Interests

Degenerative spine

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Qualification and professional memberships

BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies / University of Surrey / 1992
Bachelor of Science

BM (Hons) / University of Southampton / 1998
Bachelor of Medicine

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Orthopaedic Trainees Association (BOTA)
British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Spinal Surgery, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Personal Profile

I was born in Teddington, Middlesex in 1964 and attended school in New Malden, Surrey. On leaving school I initially trained as registered general nurse at Frimley Park Hospital before undertaking my first degree at the University of Surrey. I then spent a short time as a Nursing Officer in the British Army. I resigned my commission in 1994 to train in medicine and qualified from University of Southampton with honours in 1998. My basic orthopaedic training was on the Wessex rotation and I completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital prior to taking up post as Consultant Adult and Paediatric Spinal Surgeon.

I am married with four children, two boys and two girls. I enjoy watching football and spending time with my family.

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group Plc

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Private contact details

Private secretary Karen Hammond
Private secretary fax 023 8025 8446