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Mr Harshad Dabke - Spinal Surgery

Mr Harshad Dabke is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at New Hall Hospital in Salisbury, Wiltshire who specialises in back and spinal conditions.

Based at: New Hall Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Mr Dabke has worked  in Salisbury as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon since 2008. He did a postgraduate degree in Orthopaedic Surgery in India (1994) and underwent further training in the UK which involved working in Norwich, Wales, Oswestry and Nottingham. He completed a dedicated one year Spinal Fellowship in the world renowned Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery in Nottingham. After that he worked in Bern, Switzerland with Prof Paul Heini, who is well recognised globally for his pioneering work in cement augmentation for vertebral fractures. Mr Dabke regularly undertakes spinal injections, slip disc surgery, decompression, fusion, disc replacement (in the neck), laminaplasty, cement augmentation for vertebral fractures, fixation of spinal fractures and has an interest in minimally invasive spinal surgery. He is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, British Association of Spine Surgeons, British Medical Association and North American Spine Society.

He served a Trustee and Executive member of BASS- the British Association of Spine Surgeons (2013-18), BASS Treasurer (2016 to 2018) and was the Lead Clinician for Orthopaedics in Salisbury (2015-18). He was awarded the John W.Fielding "Young Researcher Award", by the Cervical Spine Research Society in 2013 and received the Clinical Excellence Award from Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust in 2013 and 2015 for improvements to service provision and research.

He supports a number of charities including Stars Appeal, Horatio’s Gardens, Barnado’s, Age UK and World Wildlife Fund.  In 2009, he trekked in the Sahara Desert for 10 days and in 2019 climbed Kilimanjaro to raise funds for Stars Appeal- the local hospital charity. He lives near Salisbury and spends his  leisure time doing trekking, cycling, swimming, yoga, badminton, travelling and reading.

Despite a busy clinical schedule, Mr Dabke has maintained an interest in research which has been presented/published in several national and international conferences and journals.

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Academic background

MS (Orth)
FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Spinal Fellowship - Centre for Spinal Surgery, Nottingham & Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland


Professional Memberships

Head of Orthopaedics, Salisbury Foundation Trust 2012-2015

Chair, Professional Practice Committee UK Spine Societies Board 2014-2016

Executive member, British Association of Spinal Surgeons 2013-2018

Treasurer, British Association of Spinal Surgeons 2016-2018

British Orthopaedic Association

British Association of Spinal Surgeons

British Medical Association

North American Spine Society


NHS base

Salisbury NHS Foundation Hospital

Clinic Times

Wednesday AM

01722 442 301