Mr David Carter

About David Carter

Mr David Carter is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre. David completed his undergraduate and specialist training in South Africa, and qualified as a Neurosurgeon in 2002. Following a spell in private practice in Cape Town, he moved to the United Kingdom and started working at The Walton Centre in 2013. He initially worked as a member of the complex spine surgery team, but since taking on the role of Clinical Director for Neurosurgery, has stepped back to focus on non-complex spinal conditions.



Spinal surgery


  • BSc
  • MBChB
  • FCS (neurosurgery) South Africa

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

  • BMA
  • SBNS
  • European Spine Society

Related Services

Spinal surgery

We provide a specialist spinal surgery service including treatment of degenerative spinal conditions


The Neurosurgical Division is one of the busiest neurosurgical units in the UK, seeing approximately 9,800 new patients, 3,800 elective patients, and 1,700 emergency inpatients every year.

Page last updated: 09 September 2021