Back, Head and Neck Centre

The Back, Head and Neck Centre at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, offers high quality treatments for spinal conditions and associated neurology.

We offer a wide range of services including:

Our surgeons deliver the highest quality services in the region

Our consultant neurosurgeons, consultant neurologists and consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeons are among the region's experts, attracting national and international patients.

Choosing Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital for your back, head and neck treatments gives you access to the following services:

  • State-of-the-art neuro equipment in theatre including the Stealth Station S7 for navigating the spine allowing surgeons to carry out key hole surgery on complex spinal cases
  • Access to scans and imaging seven days a week
  • Rapid access and no waiting lists
  • Physiotherapy in a state-of-the-art facility
  • High Dependency Unit
  • Highly trained theatre and nursing staff
  • Exceptionally low infection rates

For further infomation please contact us on 01223 266929 or complete the form on the right-hand side of this page.

Minimally invasive spinal surgery

Minimally invasive spinal surgery performed by the regions expert consultant neurosurgeons.

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Complex Scoliosis treatment

Scoliosis treatment with specialist consultants at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital for curviture of the spine.

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Complex image guided spinal surgery

The Stealth Station S7 state-of-the-art neurosurgical equipment will now be able to help reduce surgical times for spinal surgery cases at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and enable surgeons to carry out key hole surgery on complex spinal cases.

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Scans and investigations

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital offers a broad range of tests, scans and investigations to help your GP or consultant make as accurate a diagnosis as possible.

Our investigations include:


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Physiotherapy at Progress

The physiotherapy team at Progress provide specialist, personal, professional and highly skilled private treatment.

Our staff undertake regular continuing professional development, helping to ensure that our treatments are up to date with all the latest developments in physiotherapy practice.

Cambridge Fracture Clinic

The Cambridge Fracture Clinic at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital offers a premium private orthopaedic follow up service for patients that have been seen in an emergency department and need anything from 'Fracture Clinic' follow-up to fracture fixation surgery to rehabilitation. 
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Patient Testimonials

"At almost 50 years old, I am now living life to its fullest, thanks to Mr Laing, an incredible Neurosurgeon at the Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital, who helped me in a way that has affected my entire existence. His work did far more than just deal with the pain I was suffering; it gave me the confidence and strength to regain my fitness, which in turn led me to lose six and half stone in six months. This man has changed my life in many ways." Read more on David's story

"From day one I noticed the pain had mostly gone and I could stand up straight for the first time in years – it seemed like a miracle!" Read more on Neil's story

“I kept waiting for the pain to come back, but it had gone. It was like a weight had been lifted and I can’t express how grateful I was to have it done”. Read Helen's story

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Insured Patients
Simply visit your GP and ask them to refer you to a consultant who practises at Spire Cambridge Lea hospital. Your GP will write a letter of referral and then either you or your GP can contact us to arrange your first out-patient appointment on 01223 266990.



Self Pay Patients
For most self-pay treatments, you’ll need a GP referral letter to bring to your first appointment.
Simply call us on 01223 266929 to request a guide price or to discuss your personal situation.

Mr Rodney Laing

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Leading female Neurosurgeon Miss Helen Fernandes

Miss Helen Fernandes is the only female Neurosurgeon at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital and was the first female Neurosurgeon to be appointed at Addenbrookes Hospital. Click here to find out more about Miss Fernandes

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