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the optimist
03-19-2007, 05:48 AM
hi
i just wondered if anyone has had surgery at the nuffield hospital in oxford? or
Has anyone had Prof Fairbanks operate on them? i know that this site is mostly people from the US but thought there might be a few uk peeps out there who have had surgery at the nuffield ...... please share with me how it went etc
thank you
sam / the optimist

tonibunny
03-19-2007, 06:44 AM
Hi! I have a few friends who have been treated at the Nuffield and one very good friend who is under Mr Fairbanks. She thinks he's brilliant :)

If you would like to talk to her and other UK people, and don't mind joining another site too, please come and join us at www.scoliosis-support.org - we are a UK-based site and half of our members are from the UK.

I hope that the mods here don't mind us mentioning our site; a lot of us post here too, and we often send US-based members over here if we can't help them with their enquiries :) The same goes for Spinekids, which is a brilliant site for teenagers with scoli.

Robbie
03-19-2007, 04:29 PM
I had my surgery done by Dr. Bowden in January of this year. The operation was carried out at the Nuffield, but I stayed in the Oxford Clinic for Specialist Surgery. My surgery went very well, and I cannot fault any aspect of the care I was given -- except for the food! You'll be in good hands if you have your surgery done at the Nuffield.