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Mr Christopher Adams
Mr Christopher Adams
MB Chb Edinburgh FRCS Edinburgh (Tr and Orth), Glasgow 2002
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Spinal Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 3564080

LANGUAGES

english

CONSULTATION FEES

New appointment: £310
Follow-up appointment: £150

About

Mr Christopher Adams is a Spinal Orthopaedic Consultant at the Scottish National Spine Deformity Service. He started working as a Consultant in 2004, at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. Then in October 2006, he returned to the Scottish National Spine Deformity Service. Mr Adams treats patients of all ages with spine conditions. In addition he provides medico-legal reports for personal injury and medical negligence.

Mr Adams completed fellowships in Edinburgh and Nottingham. He has an interest in education, and teaches at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and helps with the Scottish Spine Surgeons group.

Mr Adams lead the team who won the best paper (out of 47) at the 2017 British Scoliosis Society meeting in Birmingham and has successfully published several spine surgery articles on the NHS website.

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Medical Procedures

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spine fracture surgery
  • Cervical (neck) surgery
  • Scoliosis surgery
  • Spinal deformity correction

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Special Interests

  • Adult spinal
  • Adult spine
  • Paediatric spinal
  • Paediatric spine
  • Spine deformity
  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Scheuermann's condition
  • Congenital
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Degeneration
  • Back pain
  • Back injury
  • Neck pain
  • Cervical pain
  • Whiplash
  • Spine surgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Discectomy
  • Decompression
  • Spine fusion
  • Disc replacement
  • Spinal correction
  • Epidural Injections
  • Facet Injections
  • Medial branch blocks
  • Sacroiliac injections
  • Radiofrequency denervation (RFD)
  • Radiofrequency thermocoagulation (RF)
  • Coccyx procedures
  • Coccygectomy
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Kyphoplasty

Medicolegal; Personal Injury; Medical Negligence

Education

Qualifications

  • MB ChB University of Edinburgh 1991
  • Fellow The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1996
  • Fellow of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2002

Affiliations / memberships

British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS) 
British Scoliosis Society (BSS)
Scottish Spine Surgeons (SSS)
British Orthopaedic Society (BOA)
European Spine Society (EuroSpine)
British Medical Association (BMA)

Law Society of Scotland - Expert Witness
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) Expert member - 1st tier
Academy of Experts - Full member

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