Mr Christopher Dare

BSc (Hons), BM (Hons), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery
  • Telephone Enquiries 02380 984855 Secretary 02380 258432
  • Year of first qualification 1998
  • Email
  • GMC Number 4576190


Mr Chris Dare is a UK fellowship trained consultant spinal surgeon. His practice involves the care of all forms of spinal medicine and surgery. Utilising multi-disciplinary working with physiotherapy, rehabilitation, pain management and radiology specialists. Mr Dare performs spinal surgery to include all forms of appropriate spinal intervention from the neck to the low back.

Major interests lie in scoliosis, tumour, trauma and degenerative spinal surgery. Mr Dare cares for children through to the elderly with spinal problems.

Mr Chris Dare was born in Teddington, Middlesex in 1964, attended school in New Malden, Surrey. On leaving school he initially trained as a registered general nurse at Frimley Park Hospital before undertaking his first degree at the University of Surrey. He then spent a short time as a Nursing Officer in the British Army.

He resigned his commission in 1994 to train in medicine and qualified from Southampton University with Honours in 1998. His basic orthopaedic training was on the Wessex rotation and he completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital prior to taking up post as Consultant adult and paediatric spinal surgeon.


  • By arrangement


Current posts

  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust


Personal interests

Mr Dare is married with 4 children, 2 boys and 2 girls. He enjoys watching football and spending time with his family.

Member of

  • AO Spine
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons.


Mr Christopher Dare works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Medical Care Direct
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

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

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

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