David Bell

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

About David Bell

David Bell specialises in Complex Spinal Surgery. He studied at Merchant Taylor’s School in Liverpool before moving to the University of Edinburgh Medical School where he graduated in 1996. He completed his Basic Surgical Training in Edinburgh before moving to London to complete his Higher Surgical Training in Neurosurgery and Complex Spine Surgery. He became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2000 and obtained his Fellowship in Neurosurgery in 2007. He is a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS) as well as the North American Spine Society (NASS).

His NHS practice is based at King’s College Hospital where he is a key part of the Supra-regional Complex Spine Team. His specialist interests are Degenerative spinal disease, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS), Disc Replacement Surgery, Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty, Back Pain Surgery, Spinal Tumours and Spinal Fractures.

Special interests

Back Pain, Sciatica, arm and neck pain, spinal surgery, lumbar and cervical disc degeneration, tumours, infections, fractures, injection therapies (facet injections, nerve root blocks, discography) disc replacement, minimal invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty

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