Mr David Porter



  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Aneurysms/arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Brain tumours
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine

About me

I trained in Neurosurgery in London, Leeds and Pheonix Arizona with the world renowned Neurosurgeons Dr Robert Spetzler and Dr Vsontag.

I have been the trust head of department for Neurosurgery in Bristol, head of training and have featured in television programmes. The practice is concentrated on spinal conditions and brain tumours where I receive national and international referrals ,

Mr Porter has undertaken more than 1000 complex vascular conditions of the brain including aneurisms and AVM's, has treated more than 600 meningiomas and done more than 1000 spinal operations, 20 plus bypass procedures and brainstem cav mal resections.

. He is now a recognised appraiser for the Neurosurgery department and wider trust.

Areas of interest

Cerebrovascular surgery: Brain tumours; Spinal surgery: Sciatica: Spinal oncology; Neck: Musculo-skeletal tumours: Meningioma: AVM: Chiari Malformation:

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Procedures completed

  • V2950

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

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

  • V2500

    Primary posterior fusion +/- decompression +/- discectomy - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Spire Bristol Hospital (1-5)

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