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Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Mr John O’Dowd

Mr John O’Dowd

Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Mr.O’Dowd is a consultant spinal surgeon who has a unique approach to effectively diagnose and treat people with back pain and other spinal problems. He holds an established and respected position in the world of back pain and in combination with his ever-present keen interest he has become an expert in this field.

John is in full time clinical practice in London as a consultant spinal surgeon and has been exclusively managing spinal conditions since 1994. His clinical history includes being an honary consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology at Queen Square, as well as reconstructive spinal specialist surgeon, performing complex reconstructive procedures in adults, and scoliosis surgery in children. He has a real interest in all conditions affecting the spine and takes a unique biopsychosocial approach to treating each person.

Mr O’Dowd has a strong interest in non-surgical management of chronic back pain and he has been involved in evidence-based organsiation providing multidisciplinary assessment and treatment programmes for patients with chronic and complex spinal pain. He also acts as a medical expert in spinal injuries, whiplash injury and workplace back injury.

Special interests

Low back pain, adult scoliosis, paediatric scoliosis, spinal disorders, non-operative spinal care


FRCS (Orth)

NHS base

National Hospital, Queen Square

Consulting Sessions

Tuesday AM and PM

Telephone Number

079 4307 9326 / 01264 359996

Fax Number

0872 352 9104

120 Old Broad Street




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