Areas of Expertise
Cervical spine surgery. Thoracic and lumbar spine surgery. Complex and revision spine surgery.
Education & Experience
Prof. Butler (BMedSc, MB, BCh, BAO, MA, PhD, MFSEM, FEBOT, FRCS (Tr & Orth)) is a consultant spine surgeon, who completed surgical training in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He subsequently completed clinical fellowship training in complex spine deformity and tumour surgery at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore; spine trauma and degenerative spine surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston; and complex, revision and minimally invasive spine surgery at the Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia.
Clinical Research & Professional Memberships
He is a senior clinical lecturer and active clinical and laboratory researcher, based at Trinity College Dublin. He was awarded a PhD in bone biology by UCD and has over 100 publications and 100 presentations at national and international scientific meetings. He has 40 major national and international awards for his research work and is on the editorial board of several major journals in the fields of trauma and orthopaedic surgery and spine surgery.
Prof. Joseph Butler discussing Mater Private Network's spinal treatments and how to access the ROI Reimbursement Scheme.
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