Mr Daniel Fagan is an experienced Consultant Spinal Surgeon in full time private practice at Nuffield Tees Hospital and BMI Hospitals group, for which he sits on the Medical Advisory Committee at BMI Woodlands Hospital.
He qualified from Bristol University in 1995. He had detailed spinal fellowship training in the UK (including deformity surgery) and worked in the NHS for 18 years.
He began private practice in 2007, and has since built a successful practice across North Yorkshire and the North East. He has spent 14 years as a full-time Consultant Spinal Surgeon.
Mr Fagan has a wide-ranging experience and background in orthopaedic and trauma surgery with sub-specialisation in spinal surgery since 2004. Within that field he has specific experience of managing acute spinal cord injuries, complex adult trauma and tumour reconstruction for the unstable spine, managing complex spinal trauma within the sphere of multiple trauma and critically injured. He has assessed and managed hundreds of cases of cauda equina whilst on call for the NHS.
Daniel has expertise with patients with degenerative spinal disorders and has significant experience in advanced adult reconstruction, routinely providing minimal access surgery for back-pain and sciatica. A large part of his practice is the surgical treatment of conditions giving rise to low back and neck pain in adults. He was also an early adopter of minimal access treatment of osteoporotic fractures of the spine (with vertebral body augmentation) and has three publications in this area.
He continues to provide spinal care for sporting injuries to elite sportsmen, including players of professional football clubs and the British Horseracing Authority.
He has 10 years of experience of producing condition and prognosis medicolegal reports and more recently, breach of duty and causation. In particular, he is happy to provide expert opinion in cases of spinal trauma, post injury back or neck pain, cauda equina syndrome and breach of duty in regard of spinal surgery or treatment.
Member of British Orthopaedic Association, Member of British Scoliosis Society, Member of British Association of Spinal Surgeons