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Mr Tony Bateman

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
Based in: Derby

Mr Bateman is a kind and compassionate double fellowship trained spinal surgeon with experience of managing degenerative, traumatic and metastatic disease of the whole spine from occiput to sacrum.

Mr Bateman completed a complex spine surgery fellowship offered through the University of Toronto and was appointed a substantive Consultant at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust in 2017. His clinical practice includes the management of degenerative, traumatic and metastatic spinal disease.

Mr Bateman has a Diploma in Sports and Exercise medicine and has provided medical support for various events including the Olympics in 2012 and various national and international rowing and motorsport events.

Mr Bateman is a member of several professional societies and is currently the Professional Practice representative for the British Association of Spine Surgeons.  He was previously an executive committee member for the Society for Back Pain Research and remains an active member.  He is a recognised surgical trainer and directs and teaches on several professional courses.  Mr Bateman is actively involved in clinical research.

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Areas of expertise

  • Areas of expertise:
  • Spine surgery
  • Spinal disorders in adults
  • Back and neck pain
  • Lumbar stenosis
  • Disc prolapse in the spine (neck and back)
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Radicular pain (arm and leg)
  • Sciatica
  • Metastatic disease of the spine
  • Spine fractures (including vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis)

Services provided

  • Non-operative management advice
  • Spinal injections (back and neck)
  • Medial branch blocks and radiofrequency ablation
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar decompression
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Anterior cervical decompression and fusion
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Posterior cervical decompression and fusion
  • Cement augmentation (kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty)

Clinic times

  • Alternate Tuesday mornings – 09:30 to 11:30

Insurers registered with

  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Aetna
  • Healix
  • Allianz
  • Cigna
  • Benenden Health
  • WPA
  • Simplyhealth
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Standard Life


Mr Tony Bateman does not hold a share or financial interest in Derby Private Health.

Mr Tony Bateman does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Derby Private Health.

Mr Tony Bateman does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Derby Private Health.

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