Spinal surgery 

We provide a specialist spinal surgery service including treatment of degenerative spinal conditions (simple and complex, including those requiring instrumentation), artificial discs, spinal injury, spinal tumours (intra and extra dural, including metastatic disease), scoliosis and syringomyelia. We offer a rapid-access service for sciatica. We have weekly multidisciplinary meetings covering spinal disorders generally with neuroradiology support and a second covering spinal tumours, when there is additional input from neuropathologists and oncologists.  
Conditions treated

We care for patients with:

  • Artificial discs
  • Cervical and lumbar
  • Degenerative spinal conditions
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal injury
  • Spinal tumours
  • Syringomyelia

Mr Vittorio Russo

Mr Adrian Casey Neurology and neurosurgery, Spinal surgery
Miss Mary Murphy Neurosurgery, Neurology and neurosurgery, Spinal surgery
Mr Adam Meir Spinal surgery
Mr David Choi Neurosurgery, Spinal surgery
Mr James Allibone Neurosurgery, Spinal surgery
Mr Jonathan A. Hyam Neurosurgery, Neurology and neurosurgery, Spinal surgery
Mr Rohit Shetty Spinal surgery
Mr Vittorio Russo Spinal surgery

 Contact details

Spinal surgery
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
33 Queen Square
London, WC1N 3BG

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 7676 2134

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 3448 3514 / 020 3448 3568/ 020 3448 3150/ 020 3448 3395
Fax: 020 3448 3514

Service manager - Joan Grieve
Email: joan.grieve@uclh.nhs.uk