MR ALEX TORRIE

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MR ALEX TORRIE MB ChB, MRCS (Eng), CertMedEd, FRCS (Tr+Orth), MD (Anatomical Sciences)

Mr Alex Torrie is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon whose full-time practice is focussed at dealing with problems affecting the whole spine, spinal cord and nerves of the spine.

Mr Torrie is an expert in the management of routine and complex spinal conditions including:
• Spine trauma and reconstruction
• Sports injuries affecting the spine
• Degenerative spinal disorders – back pain, lumbar disc prolapse (low back pain with sciatica), spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, cervical disc prolapse (neck and arm pain), thoracic disc prolapse, myelopathy, sacro-iliac joint dysfunction
• Spinal tumours – affecting bone, spinal cord compression and spinal instability
• Spine infections including TB
• Adult degenerative deformity with regional spinal imbalance

Having studied at Bristol University and completed his higher neurosurgical training, Mr. Torrie is a full-time NHS Consultant in the Department of Spinal Surgery, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He holds regular private practice clinics across Gloucestershire. He is able to see both self-funded and insured patients and is fully indemnified for his practice.

PATIENT FEEDBACK *

“Mr Torrie has a very approachable manner which displays significant compassion and demonstrates his commitment to patient care.”

“I would like to thank Mr Torrie who stabilised my neck when I broke it. Thanks to you I have been able to get my life back on track, to enjoy life again with my children and grand-children. You have done a fantastic job and I am so lucky to have been under your care.”

“For 5-years I have suffered from pain in my leg, gradually getting worse and making walking extremely difficult. I was fortunate enough to be referred to Mr Torrie for consultation. I am now no longer in any pain and can now walk upright due to an extremely successful operation perform by Mr Torrie. Thank-you so much for giving me my quality of life back.”

“I want to thank Mr Torrie personally for his skill and care during my recent back surgery. I am now able to carry out all my normal activities and I am so grateful as I realise it was a very tricky operation. My friends, family and GP have been amazed at my progress.”

“Thanks to Mr Torrie I am delighted to say that I no longer have pains in my legs and I am most impressed with all the care I was given.”

“During my recovery and subsequent follow-up, Mr Torrie has been excellent and I have felt supported and understood throughout my recovery.”

SPECIAL CLINICAL INTERESTS

Management of routine and complex spinal pathology
Spine trauma and reconstruction
Degenerative spinal disorders (whole spine)
Metastatic spinal tumours
Back pain
Spinal Infections

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

British Association of Spine Surgeons
Royal College of Surgeons of England