Dr. John O’Dowd

Medical Director of RealHealth / Board of Directors

Board Member since 2020

John is a reconstructive spinal surgeon from London, England, in full-time clinical practice. He has been President of the Society for Back Pain Research and was a founder and Education Director for AOSpine, which is now the largest spinal surgical education and research organization worldwide. In addition, he has chaired and lectured on spinal surgical courses across the globe.

John has founded several businesses as a means of solving healthcare and healthcare technology problems and is currently the Medical Director of RealHealth in the Netherlands.

He is chairman of CURE International UK, a London based sister organization to CURE International, and is delighted to represent them on the CURE board.

Two of his four children have spent time working in CURE hospitals, and all share John’s passion for travel and winter sports.