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Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Centre - Exeter Spinal Unit



Mr Daniel Chan

Mr. Daniel Chan: Daniel qualified from University College, Dublin in 1982 and completed his post graduate Orthopaedic training both in the UK and Hong Kong. He was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital in 1996. His practice spans all orthopaedic spinal pathologies, ranging from microsurgery in the lumbar and cervical spine to complex reconstruction surgery for tumours, fractures, and degenerative conditions. He has extensive expertise in spinal deformity correction.


Mr. Mike Hutton: Mike studied medicine at London University and graduated from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in 1995. Whilst at University he played top level rugby and continued this as a professional with Richmond Rugby Club, also gaining representative honours with Middlesex, England U21 and The Barbarians until injury in 1998.


He passed the membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) in 2000. He trained in Orthopaedic surgery in Cambridge on the East Anglian training programme between 2000 and 2005.

Mr Mike Hutton

After successfully completing his final orthopaedic fellowship examinations, Mike moved to Auckland, New Zealand, to work at the Adidas Sports Medicine Institute looking after the national sports teams. 

He returned to the UK in 2006. He was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Devon in April 2007.


Mr Shahid Khan

Mr Shahid Khan: Shahid trained at Cambridge and Oxford University Medical Schools and completed his Orthopaedic training in Bristol, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) in 1998. Extensive fellowship training both in the UK and USA has led to a practice that encompasses the surgical management of all neck and lower back pathology, including degenerative conditions such as low back pain and sciatica, as well as complex spinal reconstruction for tumour, trauma and scoliosis.  His particular interests are minimally invasive surgery and lateral access surgery.


Mr Andrew Clarke:  Andrew Qualified in 1999 from the London Hospital. His orthopaedic surgical training was undertaken on the South West training programme in the UK. His Fellowship training in complex spinal surgery was undertaken at the University Of Wales Hospital in Cardiff and also in Hong Kong. He took up his consultancy at The Royal Devon and Exeter in 2010 where he is developing his clinical interest in paediatric and adult deformity correction.

Mr Andrew Clarke


Mr Shahid Khan

Mr Oliver Stokes: Mr Stokes trained at University College London Medical School, graduating in 2001. He completed his Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery higher surgical training in London.
Prior to his appointment as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust he undertook 3 spine fellowships including complex spine fellowships at the University of Hong Kong and at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham.