Mr Harding studied at Oxford University, obtaining 1st class honours at Worcester College, Oxford and then continued his basic surgical training in the same city, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. His higher surgical training was in the Oxford Region followed by Spine Surgery Fellowships at the Institut Calot, France and Seattle, USA.
He took up his consultant post at the former Frenchay Hospital in Bristol as an Orthopaedic Surgeon, with a special interest in spinal conditions and in particular degenerative disease of the spine, complex spinal reconstruction and spinal deformity. His clinical practice encompasses all conditions of the spine and in the NHS is based at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.
- Lumbar spine disorders
- Cervical spine disorders
- Spinal Surgery
- Spinal tumours
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal fusion
- Spinal decompression
- Back Pain
- Anterior spinal surgery
- The failed spine – revision spinal surgery
- Lower back pain
- Adult spinal deformity
- Disc replacement
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ian J Harding at Nuffield Health
- Excision of spinal tumours
- Lumbar discectomy
- Correction of scoliosis
- Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
- Cervical Spine Surgery
Extensively published in field of spinal surgery, with up to date publications at on his website.
- Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons
- Fellow of the British Orthopaedic Association
- British Association of Spinal Surgeons
- British Scoliosis Society
- Scoliosis Research Society
Other posts held
- Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Southmead Hospital, Bristol
- Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol
Insurers Mr Ian J Harding works with
Mr Ian J Harding works with the following private medical insurance providers:
- Aviva Health
- AXA Health
- AXA - Global Healthcare
- Benenden Health
- Bupa On Demand
- CS Healthcare
- Exeter Family Friendly
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- Westfield Health WPA
Mr Ian J Harding does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.
Mr Ian J Harding does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.
Mr Ian J Harding does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.