Prof. Joseph S. Butler

Spinal Surgery

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Conor McBride 087 196 7382


Contact Details

Mater Private Network, St. Raphael's House, 81-84 Upper Dorset Street, Dublin 1, D01 KX02 087 196 7382

Mater Private Network Day Hospital, Cherrywood Business Park, Building 11, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin, D18 DH50 087 196 7382

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Primary Services

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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