Tony Bateman

Tony Bateman is a highly-experienced consultant spinal surgeon who is widely published in international medical journals and textbooks for his research and findings within his speciality

Medbelle positionConsultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
TitlesTony Bateman AICSM MBBS BSc (Hons) MSc MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Orth) Dip SEM.UK&I
Experience18 years
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
Tony Bateman


Mr Tony Bateman is an award-winning consultant spinal surgeon with experience in managing degenerative, traumatic and metastatic disease of the whole spine from occiput to sacrum. His awards include a Clinical Excellence Award, 2018/19. His clinical practice includes the emergency and elective management of degenerative, traumatic and metastatic spinal disease. He has a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine and has provided medical support for various events, including the Olympics in 2012 and various rowing and motorsport events. Patients describe him as kind and compassionate.


  • Patron for Nottingham University Trauma and Orthopaedic Society (NUTOS) – 2021 onwards
  • Regional Specialty Professional Advisor (RSPA) East Midlands (North) for T&O for the BOA and RCS England– 2021 onwards
  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust Jan 2017 onwards
  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon Nuffield Derby


  • FRCS (Orth.), February 2013
  • Diploma of Sports and Exercise Medicine, November 2010
  • MRCS (England), November 2007
  • MBBS Imperial College London, July 2004
  • MSc in Trauma and Orthopaedics 2015
  • BSc in Surgery and Anaesthesia (Upper second class honours) 2003

Awards and achievements

  • Clinical Excellence Award, 2018/19 -1st Prize abstract, SpineFEST 2015
  • Prize abstract, AO North America Spine Fellow Forum 2015
  • University of Toronto Spine Program Zimmer Fellowship Award 2014
  • Soli Lam Spinal Fellowship Award, BOA 2014
  • Educational Grant, BBraun 2014
  • 1st Prize poster presentation, Surgi C Spine course in Cardiff, June 2011
  • 1st Prize poster presentation, SE Thames Circuit Meeting at Medway Hospital, Sept 2009
  • Medical Elective Prize, Imperial College London 2004
  • Merit Award, Imperial College London 2000

Professional memberships

  • General Medical Council (GMC) 6105984
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Society for Back Pain Research
  • Motor Sports Association

Specialist surgical interests

  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Image-guided joint injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Cervical Spine Surgery


Nuffield Derby Hospital

Rykneld Rd



DE23 4SN


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