Mr Alexander Montgomery is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon and regional Chair of Spinal Surgery for North East London and Essex region. Twelve years ago he established the spinal trauma unit at The Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust), which is now the largest in the country.  

Mr Montgomery performs spinal surgery using microscopes and minimally invasive techniques. He performs anterior, posterior and lateral minimal access approaches for lumbar surgery, anterior and posterior cervical surgery, and complex deformity cases. Mr Montgomery’s team at The Royal London was the first in the UK to use the robotic assisted arm in spinal surgery.

Mr Montgomery accepts adult instructions for claimant or defendant in medical negligence and personal injury cases. His areas of interest include:

  • Acute spinal conditions including disc prolapse, sciatica, arm/neck pain; 
  • Degenerative spinal conditions including lumbar/thoracic/cervical;
  • Minimally invasive approaches to the spine; 
  • Multidisciplinary back pain management; 
  • Spinal deformity
  • Tumours
  • Complex spinal procedures 
  • Spinal sports injuries and trauma

Mr Montgomery is available for consultations in London.