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Mr Robin Bhatia

Neurosurgery

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  • Spinal tumours

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Robin Bhatia MA (Oxon); MBBS; PhD; FRCS (SN)
Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon

Year qualified:2000

Specialty
+ Spinal Neurosurgery


Robin Bhatia MA PhD FRCS(SN) is a Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon practising at The Great Western and The John Radcliffe Hospitals.

His practice is devoted to the management of all spinal conditions.

After attending a grammar school in Kent, Mr Bhatia studied medicine at Exeter College in The University of Oxford, and Guys, Kings and St Thomas' Medical Schools in London. He qualified in medicine in 2000 and received a doctorate in Clinical Neurosciences in 2010. He obtained the neurosurgical fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011.

He undertook the North London Complex Spinal Fellowship in The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore in 2011-2012.

His specialist interests include: lumbar and cervical spine degenerative disease causing chronic back and neck pain; spinal cord and nerve root decompression; spinal (nerve root/epidural and facet joint) injection therapy; intervertebral disc disease; inflammatory and infective spinal pathologies; spinal fractures/instability; spondylolisthesis; failed back syndrome and revision surgery; intradural pathology; adult scoliosis/kyphosis and spinal tumours.

He is also the Clinical Governance Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics at The Great Western Hospital; and Chair of the Spinal Multidisciplinary Team which convenes regularly to discuss complex cases.

Mr Bhatia has a busy spinal practice, but is devoted to his work and helping his patients. Outside of work, he enjoys playing sport and being with his family. When allowed, he likes watching the snooker and darts!

Areas of interest

Back pain and neck pain due to spinal degenerative disease; sciatica; radiculopathy; spinal cord and nerve root compression; spinal (nerve root/epidural and facet joint) injection therapy; mini-access spinal surgery; intervertebral disc disease; inflammatory and infective spinal pathologies; spinal fractures/instability; spondylolisthesis; failed back syndrome and revision surgery; intradural pathology; adult scoliosis/kyphosis and spinal tumours.

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Procedures completed

  • A5770

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

    (1-5)

  • A5210

    Epidural injection (lumbar) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

  • V2950

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

    (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    (1-5)

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