Spine Unit

Spine Unit

London Spine Unit is a centre for excellence in the diagnosis, intervention and aftercare of all spinal conditions.

Spine Unit

The Spine Unit at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth offers rapid diagnosis, intervention and aftercare for all spine conditions and complaints. The Unit is run by leading Consultant Mr Mo Akmal, who is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Mr Akmal and his team offer a range of treatments and surgeries including:

  • Keyhole Surgery (MASS)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Disc Replacement
  • Keyhole Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty & Vertebroplasty
  • Balloon Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Decompression
  • Lumbar Microdisectomy
  • Spinal Stenosis

Patients receive ultimate standards of care in our custom designed unit. We understand how worrying and debilitating back pain is, especially when the cause is unknown, and our service is designed at every stage to ease and support each patient through their unique diagnosis and treatment requirements.

Contact info

Patients with a Request Form or letter of referral wishing to make an appointment should call us on: 0844 589 2020 or 0844 589 3030 or email us at:

We are able to offer routine appointments on a daily basis, Monday to Saturday.

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