Mr Christopher Dare


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

GMC number: 4576190

Practising since: 1998


Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Alternate Tuesdays 09:00-20:30
  • Alternate Tuesdays 18:00-20:30
  • Thursdays 14:30-20:30
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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.

Mr Dare specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Wessex Hospital:

Mr Dare also offers Spinal Robotic Assisted Navigational Surgery at Wessex Hospital.

Personal interests

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

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Christopher Dare at Nuffield Health

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Interspinous implant
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Facet joint injections
  • Dorsal root ganglion block
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Locations Mr Christopher Dare works with


    Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2DW

    02380 266 377
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Related experience


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

Other posts held

  • University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Christopher Dare works with

Mr Christopher Dare works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Medical Care Direct
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • InterGlobal
  • HealthFund
  • Health-on-Line
  • Freedom Health
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • ESMI
  • CS Healthcare
  • Simplyhealth
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Universal Provident


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.

Free events with Mr Christopher Dare

Meet the Expert on Spinal Surgery

Monday 5 August 2024

Wessex Hospital

Mr Christopher Dare

This FREE event is for anyone suffering from back pain, including sciatica, who would like to explore their options for treatment.

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