Mr David Chapple

Mr David Chapple


Orthopaedic Surgery

32 years of experience
20 years as a specialist


  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3483640
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £100

    Practices worked at

    New Hall Hospital

    Bodenham, Salisbury, United Kingdom, SP5 4EY
    60 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    09:30 - 16:00
    09:30 - 16:00
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    09:00 - 16:00
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    Mr David Chapple is a Consultant Spinal & Orthopaedic Surgeon with nearly two decades of experience in the field. David specialises in spinal care, including lumbar and cervical spinal conditions, motion preservation surgery, disc replacement and vertebroplasty. David works within an excellent multidisciplinary team, to ensure positive patient outcomes and currently practices privately at the Ramsey New Hall Hospital.

    David qualified as a doctor in 1990, at St Thomas Hospital Medical School. He then progressed to becoming a Spinal and Orthopaedic surgeon by undertaking a prestigious international Spinal Research and Surgical fellowship, at The Royal Adelaide University Hospital in Australia. He also gained membership with the Royal College of Surgeons, and the Royal College of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeons. After completing his specialist training, David was appointed Consultant at the Salisbury Foundation Trust in 2001; and is also active in the teaching community, taking time to mentor and supervise medical students, trainee surgeons, GPs, physiotherapists and junior doctors. He is a trustee of the Southern Spinal injuries Trust, British Association of Spinal Surgery and a member of the British Scoliosis Research Society, among other organisations. He attends meetings of these organisations regularly, equipping him with the latest knowledge to ensure the best care for his patients.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Spinal Surgery (for neck and back problems)




    Epidural steroid injections (for cervical, thoracic and lumbar) spine;

    Posterior element injections

    Facet joint Rhysolysis

    Facet joint neural denervation


    Cervical spinal conditions

    Motion preservation



    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Discectomy
    • Epidural
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Injection
    • Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Nerve Root Injection
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spine Fracture Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis (Spine)
    • Back Pain
    • Coccyx Fracture
    • Complex Spinal Disorders
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Sciatica
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Deformity
    • Spinal Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures and Trauma
    • Spine Tumours and Infections
    • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
    • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Vertebral Compression Fracture
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    BSc (1984) University College London

    MSc (1985) King's College London

    MBBS (1990) Medicine St Thomas's Hospital Medical School


    Royal College of Surgeons, England

    Royal College of Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeons, England

    Spinal Fellowship Royal Adelaide University Hospital, South Australia

    British Association of Spinal Surgery

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