Mr Birender Balain

MB BS, MS (Ortho), FRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Spinal Disorders
  • Telephone 01743 282 505
  • Year of first qualification 1996
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi

  • GMC Number 5204782
  • Fax 01743 247 575


Mr Balain completed spinal fellowships at University Hospital of North Staffs and RJAH, Oswestry. These included short visits for training at University Hospital, Innsbruck (Austria)  and Texas Back Institute, Dallas, USA.

He is currently managing all aspects of spinal disorders in the Centre for Spinal Disorders at Oswestry.


  • Weekly Thursday PM


Current posts

  • Robert Jones &amp
  • Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry


Personal interests

Mr Balain has many interests which include being an avid reader, walking and sketching. He has a keen interest in both basketball, volleyball, table tennis and cricket and currently plays cricket for the RJAH Hospital Team in Oswestry.

Member of

  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • British Cervical Spine Society
  • Society for Back Pain Research
  • British Orthopaedic Association


Mr Balain has published articles in leading International Spine Journals and is currently undertaking Clinical and Basic Sciences Research on a number of disorders in Oswestry.


Mr Birender Balain works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

Mr Birender Balain does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Birender Balain does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Birender Balain does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.