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Mr Otto Von Arx

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon

Mr Otto Von Arx is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon who practices at Sulis Hospital Bath. He specialises in the assessment and treatment of all spinal conditions.

He undertook his postgraduate training in Trauma, Orthopaedics and Spinal Surgery in Exeter and on the Wessex Training scheme based in Bath, Swindon and Bristol.

In 2006 Mr Von Arx was awarded a one year AO Spinal Surgical Fellowship in Brisbane, Australia, consolidating his spinal surgical training. During this tenure he also held a research post at Queensland University of Technology.

His training and expertise encompasses the operative and non-operative management of back pain, degenerative lumbar pathology, spinal stenoses, traumatic and osteoporotic spinal fractures and cervical spine pathology. Mr Von Arx has a special interest in paediatric/adolescent back pain and back pain in the elite sports person.

Mr Von Arx delivers a fully comprehensive multi-disciplinary assessment and treatment of spinal conditions via the integrated multidisciplinary spinal services at Sulis Hospital Bath.


  • Cervical disc replacement

  • Cervical spine surgery

  • Management of back pain

  • Minimally invasive spinal procedures

  • Spinal decompression

  • Spinal fusion

  • Spinal microdiscectomy

  • Vertebral augmentation for spinal osteoporosis

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Additional information about Mr Otto Von Arx

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon at the Royal United Hospital, Bath


Non operative & operative management of the Degenerate Spine
Spinal Rehabilitation in the Elite athlete
Minimal Access Spinal Surgery
Surgical Management of the Osteoporotic Spine
Spinal Tumour Management
Management of Paediatric and Adolescent back pain.

Bio integration of Vertebral Augmentation Material, Anabolic agents in Vertebral Augmentation Surgery & Fusion, Biomechanical properties of bio integrating interbody devices / vertebral augmentation, Bath University Biomechanical Spinal Research
Editorial Board Juniper open Access Journal Orthopaedics and Rheamatology

British Medical Association
British Orthopaedic Association
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
AO Spine (AO Spine Europe)
Member Eurospine – European Spine Society
North American Spine Society
CQC Specialist Advisor – Inspections

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses from Bath to Peasedown St John.