Mr David Chapple
B.Sc.(Hons), MB., M.Sc., F.R.C.S.(Eng), F.R.C.S.( Tr & Orth).
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Spinal Care Specialist Ltd is run by Mr David Chapple and Dr Olivia Chapple.
Mr Chapple is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at New Hall Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Mr David Chapple has over 20 years of consultant experience of managing spinal conditions and spinal surgical experience.
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 was a Consultant Spinal Surgeon to Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust from 2001 – 2022 also working with patients with spinal cord injuries at the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre.
Since 2001 Mr Chapple has been a Consultant at New Hall Hospital, Salisbury. In his practice he sees both private and NHS patients and works with a team of seven dedicated spinal surgeons delivering outstanding care to patients.
Mr Chapple is actively involved in teaching of spinal surgery to specialist surgeons in training and training and supervising extended scope practitioners (physiotherapists). He is involved with multidisciplinary team training with other medical specialities.
Mr Chapple undertakes a full portfolio of continuing professional development. This involves annual peer and management appraisal. He attends and presents at orthopaedic and spinal meetings in UK and internationally.
Mr Chapple is a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS), AO Spinal Fellowship, He is a member of British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).
Mr Chapple has special interests in all lumbar and cervical spinal conditions especially:- spinal stenosis and disc herniations causing sciatica (leg pain); back and neck pain from degenerative disc disease, spondylosis, facet joint arthritis; compression of the spinal nerves causing cervical radiculopathy (arm pain) and compression of the spinal cord causing cervical myelopathy; other conditions successfully managed are coccydynia (‘tailbone’ pain), trochanteric region (bursitis)pain,
Mr David Chapple is a founding trustee of Horatio’s Garden Charity.