Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Mannion

Mr Richard Mannion MBBS, FRCS (surg. Neurol), PhD
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Complex spinal surgery     
Pituitary tumours surgery
Skull base tumours
Back pain & intervertebral disc disease
Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
Complex Spinal problems
Brain tumours including pituitary & skull base surgery
Chronic pain conditions including trigeminal neuralgia


Research interests:

Minimally Invasive spine techniques
Chronic pain including back pain, trigeminal neuralgia
Endoscopic approaches to the skull base and pituitary gland

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Addenbrookes Hospital

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Royal College of Surgeons of England
British Medical Association
British Skull Base Society

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Fridays, Wednesday evenings
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Richard Mannion is a consultant neurosurgeon at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. His main interests are spinal problems and brain tumours, including tumours of the skull base and pituitary gland. He works on all aspects of spinal disease including infection, tumours, trauma and degenerative / wear and tear conditions. In particular, he is interested in back pain and the role of minimally invasive spinal surgery in treating people with spinal problems, having witnessed the advantages of keyhole techniques for his own patients. Richard completed a fellowship in Brisbane, Australia where he became skilled in all aspects minimally invasive spinal techniques and along with Mr. Trivedi, has built up a large minimally invasive spinal practice here in Cambridge.

Richard has a PhD in the field of chronic pain, having spent his research time in London and at Harvard University in Boston under Professor Clifford Woolf, a leading international pain specialist. Richard remains active in research and has published a large number of scientific papers on the subject of chronic pain, nerve pain, spinal disease and minimally invasive spinal techniques.

Richard is married with 4 young children.

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Mr Richard Mannion

Mr Richard Mannion Neurosurgery Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

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