Edward Bayley is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon with a full-time NHS practice at Sheffield Children’s and The Northern General Hospital. His practice includes all aspects of paediatric and adult spinal surgeries, except adult deformity surgery.
He is currently the lead clinician for Neuromuscular scoliosis so works closely with the neurology department maintaining an MDT approach to these conditions. He is also Audit and Governance Lead for the Spinal Team at Sheffield Children’s.
Qualifications and training
– BMedSci, BM BS, FRCS(Tr & Orth),
Mr Bayley was appointed as a consultant spinal surgeon in 2019 having trained in Trauma and Orthopaedics in the East Midlands North Deanery. He undertook Spinal Fellowship training in Leicester and Nottingham, a Royal College Approved Fellowship, before undertaking the Paediatric Spine Fellowship here at SCH. From there he returned to Nottingham as a Locum Paediatric Spine Consultant, before being appointed in Sheffield in June 2019.
Research and Education
Mr Bayley is a PATS tutor for the University of Sheffield Medical School, supporting medical students throughout their training.
He undertook a Research Fellow post at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery, Nottingham before embarking on his Orthopaedic Specialist Training. He has numerous publications in peer reviewed journals and has presented his work at National and International Conferences.
Current research includes working closely with the neurology team to increase our knowledge and best practise for Neuromuscular scoliosis, specifically SMA, and analysis of surface topography measurements to try and predict Scoliosis progression without the need for ionising radiation.