Mr Oliver Stokes


GMC number: 6028968

Practising since: 2001


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Other days and times by arrangement
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Oliver trained at University College London Medical School, graduating in 2001. He completed his Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery higher surgical training in London.

Prior to his appointment as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust he undertook 3 spine fellowships including complex spine fellowships at the University of Hong Kong and at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Other interests

Spinal deformity, degenerative and traumatic spinal pathologies and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Oliver Stokes at Nuffield Health

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • Removal of spinal hardware
  • Laminectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Dorsal root ganglion block
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Locations Mr Oliver Stokes works with

Related experience


Oliver is actively involved in spinal research. He has published 11 papers, 12 abstracts and 1 book chapter. He has published on the following topics:

  • Late onset (adolescent) scoliosis
  • Early onset scoliosis
  • Magnetic growing rods
  • Cervical spine pathology and treatment
  • Lumbar spine pathology and treatment

His current research projects include:

  • Early onset scoliosis and growing rods
  • Patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) in spinal surgery
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis


  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • AO Spine

Other posts held

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Exeter Spinal Unit, Royal Devon &amp
  • Exeter NHS Foundation Trust