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Mr Rohit Shetty
MBBS, M.S (Tr&Orth), DNB (Tr&Orth), FRCS(Tr&Orth)
Orthopaedic Surgery
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Spinal Surgery


General Medical Council: 5205211


english, hindi, marathi



Orthopaedic Surgery


New appointment: £300
Follow-up appointment: £150


Professional background     

Mr. Rohit Shetty is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in complex spinal surgery.

He currently works as a consultant spinal surgeon at the Whittington Hospital in north London, having until recently split his time between the Whittington and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London, where he led the adult deformity service.

He graduated from Manipal University in India in 1995 where he also took his masters in (and won the Gold Medal for) Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery in 1997, before obtaining his Diplomate of National Board in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the National Board of Examinations in 1999.

He undertook specialist traumaand orthopaedic surgical training within the South East Thames (Guys and St Thomas’)rotation in London from 2002. During this period, he also completed a Diploma in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the University of Brighton, where he was awarded a distinction for Best Outgoing Student in 2006. He gained his FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2007.

He is fellowship trained in all aspects of spinal surgery, having completed two UK fellowships  (at the Royal Berkshire in Reading and the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham) and one international fellowship (at Inselspital in Bern and the Swiss Olympic Medical Centre at the Schulthess Klinik in Zurich, Switzerland).

Mr. Shetty’s specialisation includes the conservative and surgical management of:

  • Adult degenerative neck conditions and low back pain
  • Adult deformity and spinal infections
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Multidisciplinary back pain management
  • Acute spinal conditions e.g. disc prolapse, sciatica, neck pain

His main subspecialty area of interest is adult reconstructive deformity.

Professional memberships

  • British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS)
  • Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Executive positions

  • Education Lead, British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS)
  • London regional representative, British Spine Registry steering group

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Medical Procedures

  • management of acute and chronic low back pain
  • managment of acute and chronic neck pain
  • disc prolapse treatment
  • sciatica treatment
  • kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty with cement
  • Minimal Invasive spine surgery
  • Key hole spinal surgery
  • spinal fusion 
  • MRI
  • discectomy 
  • facet joint injection 
  • laminectomy 
  • nerve root injection 
  • spinal decompression 
  • spine fracture fixation
  • spinal infection treatment
  • scoliosis surgery 
  • epidural injection for back pain

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Special Interests

  • arthritis 
  • neck pain
  • slipped disc in the back
  • slipped disc in the neck
  • complex spinal disorders 
  • sciatica 
  • spine fractures and trauma
  • acute back pain 
  • degenerative disc disease
  • spinal deformity 
  • upper back pain 
  • osteoarthritis
  • coccyx fracture 
  • coccyx pain
  • lower back pain 



  • MB BS 1995 Mangalore University
  • MS Orth 1997
  • DNB Orth 1999
  • Dip Orth 2006
  • FRCS (Tr&Orth) 2007

Peer Recommendations

BY mr Amarjit Anand

A great surgeon, knowledgable with excellent diagnostic and technical skills. Good colleague. Excellent patient outcomes. Highly recommended.
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BY mr Omar Haddo

Rohit is an excellent and sensible spinal surgeon. I have worked with him for many years and he has excellent knowledge and surgical skills. He is a great colleague.
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BY dr Basil Almahdi

Rohit is one of the best spinal surgeons I worked with I highly recommend him
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Rohit Shetty is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal surgeon working both in the NHS and Ptivate sector He is an excellent pair of hands, expert in his field and has a very friendly and helpful nature. He cares for his patients and looks after them with great sensitivity and passion I strongly recommend him for any spinal or back problems
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