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Mr Amit Bhalla

Zenith Medicolegal Ltd
71-75 Shelton Street
London
Greater London
WC2H 9JQ

Contact Person: Mr Amit Bhalla
Qualifications: MBBS BSc(Hons) MEd DIC(Merit) FRCS(Tr & Orth)
Phone: 07434 650 564
Occupation: Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Mr Amit Bhalla MBBS BSc(Hons) MEd DIC(Merit) FRCS(Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Mr Bhalla qualified in 2005, and has been in practice for 15 years. He is working as a full time Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon specialising in Spinal Surgery. He has training and expertise in all forms of Orthopaedics, and Spinal surgery. As he is fellowship trained working in a tertiary referral centre as part of a major trauma centre (MTC) within the NHS, he is well suited to giving expert opinions on a variety of spinal conditions.

His areas of expertise and interest include:

Spinal Conditions:

  • • Neck injuries including whiplash.
  • • Spinal cord injuries.
  • • Spinal trauma including spinal fractures.
  • • Neck pain and back pain.
  • • All degenerative spinal conditions.
  • • Sciatica, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy, cervical radiculopathy.
  • • Spinal deformity, scoliosis.
  • • Spinal surgery, including revision spinal surgery.
  • • Spinal tumours (cancer).
  • • Spinal infections.

Orthopaedic Conditions:

  • • Musculoskeletal injuries.
  • • Soft tissue injuries.
  • • Lower limb fractures.
  • • Upper limb fractures.
  • • Orthopaedic surgery.
  • • Foot and ankle injuries.
  • • Hand and wrist trauma/injuries.
  • • Whiplash.
  • • Road traffic accidents.
  • • Personal injury.
  • • Public hazard injuries.
  • • Work place accidents.

Professional Memberships:

  • • The British Scoliosis Society.
  • • The British Association of Spinal Surgeons.
  • • The Scoliosis Research Society.
  • • The Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellow).
  • • AO Spine.
  • • The British Medical Association.

He has engaged in formal training in report writing and has successfully completed the Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate, including training on report writing, courtroom skills and cross examination in court; and examinations on civil procedure and law.

Furthermore, he has a passion for a deeper understanding of medical law and is currently a part time student at Cardiff University studying for a formal qualification, the LLM in the "Legal Aspects of Medical Practice". He has completed 2-year program, with a specialized dissertation in spinal surgery to follow. He is also an honorary lecturer at Keele university and participates in the teaching of undergraduate students in medical ethics and healthcare law.

He is willing to accept instruction on the full range of spinal conditions listed above. He is the managing director of Zenith Medicolegal LTD, and take instruction on negligence, medical malpractice, personal injury, liability and causation reports, and surgical errors, in all fields of Orthopaedic and Spinal surgery.

He is fully conversant with Part 35 of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR 35), the Practice Direction (PD35) and the Pre-Action Protocols. If there are any conditions not listed please get in touch.