Mr David Chapple

Mr David Chapple

Spinal Care Specialist ltd

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 03483640


  • Not Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Not Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Spine

About us

Mr David Chapple qualified at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School in 1990. He trained as a spinal and general orthopaedic surgeon at St George’s Hospital Medical School, London and completed a specialist Spinal Research and Surgical Fellowship in at The Royal Adelaide University Hospital, Australia.

He has been an NHS and Private Consultant in Salisbury Foundation Trust and Ramsay New Hall since 2001. He is attending Spinal Surgeon at Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre the south and southwest regional spinal cord injuries unit.

Mr Chapple is actively training and supervising extended scope practitioners (physiotherapists) and trainee doctors. He is involved with multidisciplinary team training with other medical specialities. He has been an examiner for undergraduate medical students and specialist registrars.

Mr Chapple undertakes a full portfolio of continuing professional development. This involves annual peer and management appraisal. He attends and has been on the faculty of spinal meetings in UK and internationally.

Mr Chapple is a member of the AO Spinal Fellowship. He is a member of British Associationof Spinal Surgeons(BASS). He is a member of British Orthopaedic Association.

Mr Chapple has special interests in lumbar and cervical spinal conditions, back pain, sciatica, spinal stenosis, neck pain, radiculopathy(arm pain) cervical myelopathy, spinal fractures, spinal cord injuries, coccydynia, sacroiliac joint pain and multiple pain management procedures( cervical and lumbar spinal injections) RF lesioning( rhysolysis) for the whole spine.

Over 25 years of specialist spinal operative experience in ACDFs, Cervical corpectomies, posterior cervical laminectomies, lateral mass cervical fixations, spinal decompressions, lumbar laminectomies, microdiscectomies, spinal fusions TLIF PLIF, sacroiliac joint fusions, coccygectomies, RF lesioning.

He is a trustee of Horatio’s Garden Charity (

Areas of interest

Degenerative spine disorders; Spinal surgery; Cervical spine (diseases and disorders of); Lumbar spine (diseases and disorders of); Back pain management; Neck pain management; Spinal stenosis; Sciatica; disc herniations; sacroiliac joint pain; spinal fusions;

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Procedures completed

  • A5755

    Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • A5745

    Medial branch block injection(s) +/- image guidance (including bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (5-50)

  • A5765

    Neurolytic Root Block (Radiofrequency denervation, Thermocoagulation, Cryotherapy or Phenol, including Rhizolysis) +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) LUMBAR - (1-5)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • A5743

    Medial branch block injection(s) +/- image guidance (including bilateral) CERVICAL - (1-5)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - unilateral - (1-5)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • A7350

    Local anaesthetic blockade of named major nerve or plexus - (1-5)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • V3362

    Primary posterior fusion with instrumentation +/- decompression +/- discectomy (including Graf stabilisation and all fusion approaches) (lumbar region) including spinal cord monitoring - (1-5)

    Ramsay New Hall Hospital (1-5)

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