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COVID-19 update:  Our hospital is still fully open for appointments and admissions, however visitors are not permitted.

Private Spine Specialist Services

The Spine Clinic at St John & St Elizabeth Hospital is a centre for excellence in the diagnosis, intervention and aftercare of all spinal conditions.

We are incredibly proud that our Spine Clinic is based in a custom-built facility, equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Our approach

Our spine specialists understand how worrying and debilitating back pain is, especially when the cause is unknown. Our spine treatment process is designed at every stage to ease and support each patient through their unique diagnosis and options.


Services and treatments

Our expert team has a wealth of experience diagnosing and treating spine problems and from initial assessment to the aftercare process, we provide the highest treatment and recovery standards.
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Keyhole Discectomy

Keyhole discectomy is a procedure carried out to release the pressure on spinal ...

Kyphoplasty & Vertebroplasty

Kyphoplasty  and vertebroplasty are techniques used to treat fractures of the s...

Laminectomy

Laminectomy may be chosen if the patient has a herniated disc that is causing sy...
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Lumbar Decompression

Lumbar decompression or lumbar laminectomy is an operation performed on the lowe...

Lumbar Disc Replacement Surgery

Lumbar disc replacement Surgery is a relatively new treatment for people who hav...
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Lumbar Fusion Surgery

In the backbone, spongy pads of tissue called discs lie between the small bones ...

Lumbar MicroDiscectomy

In minimally invasive discectomy spine surgery, a small portion of the bone over...

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimal access spinal surgery (MASS) or more commonly known as ‘keyhole su...

Spinal Fusion

Spinal Fusion is a surgery to fuse two or more vertebrae to prevent movement tha...

Kyphosis

Kyphosis is an abnormal outward curving of the upper spine. It causes the back t...

Cervical Spine Stenosis

Cervical spine stenosis (CSS) is a degenerative disease that most often happens ...

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of chronic arthritis that affects parts of...

Make an enquiry

If you have any questions relating to treatment options or pricing information then get in touch with us by filling out one of our contact boxes or giving us a call on 020 3370 1030.

Our Appointments Team have a dedicated and caring approach to finding you the earliest appointment possible with the best specialist.

 If you are self-paying you don’t need a referral from your GP for a consultation. You can simply refer yourself* and book an appointment.

If you have medical insurance (e.g. Bupa, Axa PPP, Aviva), you will need to contact your insurer to get authorisation for any treatment and, in most cases, you will require a referral letter from your GP.

If you do not have a GP, then we have an in-house private GP practice that you can use. Alternatively we can suggest the most appropriate course of action for you to take, given your location and individual circumstance.

*Please note – for investigations such as X-rays and MRI’s a referral will be required. However, we may be able to arrange this for you through our on-site private GP.

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