Thames Spine Group

Experienced local spine experts based in Berkshire providing you with the best care.

Thames Spine Group

Thames Spine Group is a team of orthopaedic healthcare professionals whose practice is solely based in the Reading and Berkshire area.

Between the three consultant spinal surgeons who make up the group, we have presence in all three private hospitals in the Reading area : Circle, Spire and Dunedin.

At Thames Spine Group, we can provide you with a prompt consultation with a leading local spine expert at a time that is convenient to you. Once you have been assessed, we can arrange the next steps in your treatment, whether this is referrals for investigations, physiotherapist or surgical intervention, if required.

Thames Spine Group Surgeons


Dan Rolton

BSc MBChB FRCS (Tr + Orth)
Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Daniel Rolton is a fellowship trained spinal surgeon working at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. He is trained in all aspects of adult spinal surgery including trauma, tumour, deformity, infection and degenerative conditions affecting the whole of the spine.


Chris Brown

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

Chris was educated and trained at Cambridge and Oxford. Chris is a Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon who places the focus on patients as individuals and sets realistic expectations at the first meeting to deliver the very best care.


Trichy Rajagopal

FRCS, M.Sc, M.S, D.Ortho, MBBS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Mr Trichy Rajagopal is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Circle Reading Hospital, Berkshire. He is fully trained in all aspects of spinal surgery including cervical and lumbar degenerative conditions, tumour, trauma, and scoliosis.

Thames Spine Group Locations


Spire Dunedin

For over a century, Spire Dunedin Hospital has played a part in Reading’s history as a first-class medical facility serving its community.


Circle Reading

Circle Reading Hospital is conveniently located on Drake Way behind the Reading Hilton Hotel, with easy access from the A33, M4 Junction 11 and Reading town centre.


Berkshire Independent

The Berkshire Independent Hospital is one of Reading’s leading private hospitals with an excellent reputation for delivering high quality healthcare.

Contact us to find out more.