Mr Alex Torrie

Orthopaedic surgeon in
Gloucester
&
Cheltenham

MB ChB MRCS (Eng) PGCertMedEd FRCS (Tr & Orth) MD (Anatomical Sciences)

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Professional statement

Mr Alex Torrie is a consultant spinal surgeon who holds regular private practice clinics across Gloucestershire

As a specialist in spinal surgery, he provides surgical management for issues involving the whole spine, the spinal cord and the nerves of the spine. To date, he has performed more than 1200 spinal and trauma operations. Among his specialist interests are sciaticalumbar spinal stenosis, back paindegenerative spinal conditions (of the whole spine) and spinal instability. Furthermore, he provides surgical care for trauma and sports injuries of the spine. 

Mr Torrie is extensively trained in a wide range of routine and complex procedures, such as discectomyspinal cord decompression, spinal column reconstructionnerve root blocks, kyphoplasty, fusion and sacroiliac joint injections. He is dedicated to developing and providing a comprehensive spinal service in Gloucestershire that reflect all his patients’ individual needs.

After undergoing training at the University of Bristol Medical School, he pursued basic and higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics on the Bristol Orthopaedic Registrar training scheme. He continued to hone his skills through a specialist neurosurgical complex cervical spinal fellowship and completed a doctorate in Anatomical Sciences investigating the aetiology of degenerate lumbar scoliosis.

Mr Torrie remains actively involved in clinical research and has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific research papers concerning a broad spectrum of spinal issues. His research includes the risk factors associated with degenerate spondylolisthesis, the influence of lumbar spine subtypes on intervertebral disc degeneration in the young, the basic science of spinal degeneration, the relationship between sacral kyphosis and pelvic incidence and factors influencing the diagnosis of spondylodiscitis.

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19/12/2021

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I'm not sure I could ask for a better experience. Alex was relaxed, informative, inciteful, thorough and put me at immediate ease.

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03/12/2021

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Mr Torrie was very pleasant and helpful. I have full confidence in his abilities and that he will be able to help me with my back problems. Highly recommend

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03/12/2021

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Mr Torrie was very thorough in establishing what my compalint was. He is a perfect gentleman and a very nice friendly man.

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02/12/2021

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I found Mr Torrie very helpful and friendly. He clearly explained the options available to me, showing me the scans taken and explaining the images taken. I felt that the decisions made were mine with his guidance and support.


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