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Mr Otto Von Arx

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon

 

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Mr Otto Von Arx is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who practices at Circle Bath Hospital. He specialises in the assessment and treatment of all spinal conditions.

He undertook his postgraduate training in Trauma, Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery in Exeter and on the Wessex Training scheme based in Bath, Swindon and Bristol.

In 2006 Mr Von Arx was awarded a one year AO Spinal Surgical Fellowship in Brisbane, Australia, consolidating his spinal surgical training. During this tenure he also held a research post at Queensland University of Technology.

His training and expertise encompasses the operative and non-operative management of back pain, degenerative lumbar pathology, spinal stenoses, traumatic and osteoporotic spinal fractures and cervical spine pathology. Mr von Arx has a special interest in paediatric/adolescent back pain and back pain in the elite sports person.

Mr Von Arx delivers a fully comprehensive multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment of spinal conditions via the integrated multidisciplinary spinal services at Circle Bath.

Current NHS or research position

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath

Year of first medical qualification

1993

Special clinical interests

Non operative & operative management of the Degenerate Spine
Spinal Rehabilitation in the Elite athlete
Minimal Access Spinal Surgery
Surgical Management of the Osteoporotic Spine
Spinal Tumour Management
Management of Paediatric and Adolescent back pain.

Research interests

Bio integration of Vertebral Augmentation Material, Anabolic agents in Vertebral Augmentation Surgery & Fusion, Biomechanical properties of bio integrating interbody devices / vertebral augmentation, Bath University Biomechanical Spinal Research
Editorial Board Juniper open Access Journal Orthopaedics and Rheamatology

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies

British Medical Association
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
AO Spine (AO Spine Europe)
Member Eurospine – European Spine Society
North American Spine Society
CQC Specialist Advisor – Inspections

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