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The London Clinic
Dr Keith Bush is a leading Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Physician. Book an appointment with him at The London Clinic.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Spinal pain
Upper and lower limb injuries and peripheral joint pain

Professional profile

After qualifying at the Royal Free Hospital, London in 1978, Dr Bush studied with James Cyriax to become an orthopaedic physician.

He conducted a number of studies on the use of injection techniques in the management of spinal pain throughout the 1980s and 1990s publishing in peer-reviewed journals such as ‘Spine’ and was awarded his Doctorate by London University in 1992.
His research has been cited almost 700 times in over 130 international peer-reviewed journals.

He has been in private practice in Harley Street and The London Clinic since 1983.

He held Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgical posts at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London, for teaching purposes, in 1994 and 1995 and has been on the GMC Specialist Register since 1996.

He was an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College from 2002-2005 and elected a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise medicine in 2007.

He  lectured on the annual London Imperial Spine Course between 1996 and 2015, was President of The Society of Orthopaedic Medicine from 2006 – 2013 and is on the Editorial Board of ‘Spine’. 

Conditions treated

  • Sciatica
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Lower back pain
  • Neck, shoulder pain and headaches
  • Thoracic spinal pain
  • Hip and thigh pain
  • Elbow, wrist and hand pain
  • Knee, ankle and foot pain


  • 1000 radiologically guided spinal injections per year
  • Dorsal root ganglion blocks under X-ray control
  • Transforaminal epidural steroid injections under X-ray control
  • Facet joint injections under X-ray control
  • Limited tennis elbow release
  • Peripheral joint injections and manipulation

Personal interests

- Squash (RAC Open, handicap, veteran’s and vintage champion)
- Waterskiing (Princes International Veteran’s Slalom Champion)
- Motorcycling (British Endurance Motorcycling Champion)