Mr Christopher Dare: Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

Mr Christopher Dare

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery


  • Fee assured

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  • Spine

About me

Mr Chris Dare is a UK fellowship trained consultant spinal surgeon. His practice involves the care of all forms of spinal medicine and surgery. Utilising multi-disciplinary working with physiotherapy, rehabilitation, pain management and radiology specialists. Mr Dare performs 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. Mr Dare cares for children through to the elderly with spinal problems.

Mr Chris Dare was born in Teddington, Middlesex in 1964, attended school in New Malden, Surrey. On leaving school he initially trained as a registered general nurse at Frimley Park Hospital before undertaking his first degree at the University of Surrey. He then spent a short time as a Nursing Officer in the British Army.

He resigned his commission in 1994 to train in medicine and qualified from Southampton University with Honours in 1998. His basic orthopaedic training was on the Wessex rotation and he 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.
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Areas of interest

Spinal surgery (adult & paediatric)
Scoliosis (adult & paediatric)

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Procedures completed

  • A5210

    Epidural injection (lumbar) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • V2540

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

    (5-50) (1-5)

  • V3380

    Prosthetic replacement of lumbar disc (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)


  • V3340

    Primary anterior discectomy, decompression and anterior fusion +/- instrumentation - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)


  • A5780

    Rhizolysis - (5-50)


  • A5770

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) - 5 to 6 levels - (1-5)

    (1-5) (1-5)

  • V3362

    Primary posterior fusion with instrumentation +/- decompression +/- discectomy (including Graft stabilisation and all fusion approaches) (lumbar region) - (1-5)


  • A5750

    Medial Branch Block (under x-ray control) 1 to 2 levels - (1-5)


  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (1-5)


  • A5771

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 5 or more joints - (1-5)


  • V5484

    Interspinous dynamic stabilisation procedure - (1-5)


  • V2950

    Anterior discectomy, decompression and fusion (including bone grafting) - cervical region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)


  • V2570

    Percutaneous vertebroplasty - (1-5)


  • S5710

    Debridement of wound (and surgical toilet) - up to 25cm2 in area - (1-5)


  • W0660

    Coccygectomy (multiple levels) - (1-5)


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