Mr Oscar Garcia-Casas

Consultant Spinal Surgeon


Clinical Interests

  • Cervical and lumbar disc herniation
  • Degenerative and traumatic spine disorders
  • Cervical and lumbar spine (diseases and disorders of)
  • Spinal surgery
  • Spinal injections

Special clinical interests

  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Infection of the spine
  • Management of lumbar and cervical disc herniations
  • Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
  • Management of degenerative lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis
  • Spinal trauma and vertebral fractures, osteoporotic vertebral fractures

Professional Memberships

  • British Association Spine Surgeons
  • AO Spine
  • British Medical Association

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Medical and Dental Staff Governor

Personal profile

Mr Oscar Garcia-Casas is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon, focussing on management of adult spinal pathology including the assessment, non-operative and operative management of spinal conditions.

Training and Appointment

He graduated in 1995 from the Universitat Central de Barcelona UB, Spain. His surgical training was undertaken in Barcelona at the Hospitals del Mar i l’Esperança UAB, and he qualified as a Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon in 2004. Throughout his training he has focused his interest in spinal surgery. He tailored his rotation towards spinal pathologies with five years of intense mentoring by Profesor Enric Cáceres-Palou, former President of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT).

He completed a spine surgery fellowship at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU, Bordeaux. For six years Oscar specialised as a consultant in lumbar and cervical degenerative and trauma surgery when, in 2010, he was appointed as a spinal consultant at the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau UAB in Barcelona. In 2014, he was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s NHS Trust. He is currently the Medical and Dental Staff Governor for his Trust, and he is a member of the BMA, British Association of Spinal Surgeons and AO Spine.

Oscar’s practice concentrates on neck and lower back conditions, and his surgical practice concentrates on the full range of spinal operations, ranging from injections, cervical and lumbar microdiscectomies, decompressions and fusions.

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