Spinal and neurosurgery

Neurosurgery is the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect the nervous system including the spinal cord. Our spinal surgeon also has extensive experience as a spinal surgeon including cervical, lumbar and minimally invasive surgery and is regularly called on as an expert witness to provide a medico legal opinion on:

  • Lumbar spine disorders
  • Spinal infection
  • Spinal Tumour
  • Trauma and Scoliosis
  • Cervical pathology
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neck surgery
  • Anterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Lateral Lumbar Fusion (XLIF)
  • Total Disc Replacement

Our spinal surgery experts

Mr Patrick McKenna
Mr Patrick McKenna

Mr Patrick McKenna is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon and experienced expert witness. His surgical and medico legal practice is at The London Spine Clinic in Harley Street and Reading, Berks.  His surgical specialities include anterior and lateral surgery of the lumbar spine, using minimally invasive surgical techniques to promote early recovery. He also performs motion preserving surgery (total disc arthroplasty) of the cervical and lumbar spine.

Mr Alexander Montgomery

Mr Alexander Montgomery is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon and experienced expert witness based at The Royal London Hospital (Barts Health NHS Trust). Mr Montgomery performs spinal surgery using microscopes and minimally invasive techniques and his team at The Royal London was the first in the UK to use the robotic assisted arm in spinal surgery.