Mr Newton Ede has been practicing in the UK for 19 years. He is a full-time Consultant Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and Birmingham Children’s Hospital, dividing his clinical practice between adults and children with complex spinal disorders.
He is experienced in providing high quality, impartial medical reports covering the full range of adult and paediatric spinal conditions, taking instructions from both claimants and defendants since 2015.
He is a regular speaker at meetings of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. He has attended the Bond Solon Annual Conferences 2017, 2018 and 2020, Bond Solon Excellence in Report Writing course 2015 and Bond Solon Court Room Skills course 2020.
With over 15 years of reservist military experience, including operational deployment in Afghanistan, he maintains an interest military injuries. He has been compiling military medical reports since 2007.
Mr Newton Ede plays a key role in training surgeons, having written the national spinal surgical curriculum for the Royal College of Surgeons. In 2020, he established one of only two nationally recruited spinal surgery training programmes. He is the Post-Graduate Clinical Tutor at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital and a member of the Training Standards Committee of the British Orthopaedic Association.
He also has a keen interest in research, holding a Research Associate position at the University of Birmingham. He has won numerous grants and received several national and international prizes including the prestigious international Whitecloud Award and “Best Paper Presentation” at the British Scoliosis Society.
Areas of Expertise:
Neck injuries and whiplash.
Spinal injuries and spinal pain.
Degenerative spinal conditions.
The British Scoliosis Society.
The British Association of Spinal Surgeons.
The Scoliosis Research Society.
The Growing Spine Study Group.
The British Orthopaedic Association (Fellow).
The Royal College of Surgeons of England (Fellow).
World Orthopaedic Concern.
The British Medical Association.