19 Harley St, London, W1G 9QJ, UK

Mr Dimpu Bhagawati


Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Mr Dimpu Bhagawati is Spinal Surgeon who undertakes all types of spinal surgery. He has been involved in both Oxford and London at the cutting edge of scientific advances in surgery with a particular focus on the new implant designs.

Mr Dimpu Bhagawati is a highly qualified Complex Spine Surgeon, boasting dual fellowships from the University of Oxford and University College London.

With rich experience, he completed two esteemed Complex Spine Surgery Fellowships at Oxford University Hospitals and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London. Formerly serving as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, he now holds the position of Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon at the Luton and Dunstable University Hospital.

Proficient in contemporary spinal techniques, Mr Bhagawati offers a comprehensive range of treatments, including Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Cervical Disc Replacement, Minimal Access Spine/Spinal Surgery (MASS), and Minimally Invasive Spine/Spinal Surgery (MIS). Additionally, he has extensive expertise in Extra-Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF), Spine/Spinal Deformity Surgery, Kyphosis, Scoliosis, lumbar discectomy, lumbar decompression, and balloon kyphoplasty. His practice also encompasses paediatric spine and back problems.

He provides acute pain relief procedures such as cervical and lumbar nerve root blocks, facet injections, epidural injections, and manipulation and injection of the coccyx.

Engaged in pioneering surgical advancements, Mr Bhagawati has contributed to cutting-edge implant designs, with involvement in Oxford and London.

His scholarly contributions include numerous publications in renowned journals such as the European Spine Journal, The Spine Journal, and the Journal of Neurosurgery Spine. He has presented at major international conferences, including the World Spine Annual Meeting, Congress of Neuro Surgical Surgeons (USA), and the Scoliosis Research Society.

A Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Mr Bhagawati is also a member of the British Spine Society, North American Spine Society, British Medical Association, and the Girdlestone’s Orthopaedic Society.

Leading spinal services across Bedfordshire, covering a population of 670,000, he has reorganized referral pathways, developed local infrastructure, and expanded available procedures to optimize patient care.

Central to his practice are patient-centered care and ensuring safety throughout the patient journey. He also offers remote consultations via WhatsApp, Skype, FaceTime, and Zoom.

Specialist Interests

Neck pain; Back pain; Spinal Surgery; Lumbar Disc Disease and degeneration; Cervical Disc Disease and degeneration; Scoliosis; Spine / Spinal Deformities; Spine / Spinal Tumours; Spine / Spinal Fractures; Spine / Spinal infection; Inflammatory Conditions within the Spine; Lumbar Epidural injections; Cervical Nerve root blocks; Lumbar Nerve root blocks, Transforaminal epidurals, Facet injections; Lumbar Discectomy; revision Lumbar Discectomy; Posterior Spinal Fusion; Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion; PLIF; Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion; ALIF; Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion; TLIF; Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion; ACDF; Cervical Disc Replacement; Balloon Kyphoplasty; Minimally Invasive Spine/Spinal Surgery; MIS; Miminal Access Spine/Spinal Surgery; MASS; xtra-Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF), Manipulation and injection of coccyx, coccygectomy
Mr Dimpu Bhagawati FRCS

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Member of the British Medical Association, Member of the Seddon Society, Member of the Girdlestone Orthopaedic Society, Member of the British Association of Spine Surgeons, Member of the North American Spine Society

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