Mr Chrishan Thakar



GMC number: 6071367

Practising since: 2003


Orthopaedic surgery, Spinal Surgery

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Chrishan is a Fellowship trained spinal surgeon able to offer an opinion on all aspects of spinal surgery with a subspecialty interest in paediatric deformity. Currently he is  Clinical Lead for Spinal Surgery at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Chrishan completed his Orthopeadic training in Oxford in 2016. Appointed as a Consultant in 2018 following completion of Fellowships in Oxford, Stoke Mandeville and Royal National Orthopaedic Hospitals along with visiting Fellowship to Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore in India. Chrishan’s comprehensive training allows him to deliver a truly patient centred approach to patient’s problems. In addition, Chrishan works with leading experts as part of the Oxford Spine Clinic ( group which enables him to offer the best care to his patients, offering the latest in interventions and treatments to manage most spinal conditions. Chrishan has an interest in research, management and education and currently sits on the EuroSpine Education committee having also sat previously British Association Spinal Surgery executive. 

Special interests

  • Paediatric Deformity
  • Back pain, Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Trauma
  • Metastatic Spine Tumour
  • Degenerative Spine Conditions. Lumbar, Thoracic, Cervical (Neck and arm pain)

Personal interests

  • Skiing
  • Travel
  • Music

Languages spoken


Locations Mr Chrishan Thakar works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Related experience


  • Early onset scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis and enhanced recovery innovation
  • Trauma


  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England)
  • British Scoliosis Society
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • EuroSpine
  • British Medical Association