Spinal disordersPain management including spinal injectionsCervical disc replacementBalloon kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractureInter-spinous devicesSpine stabilisationCoccydynia (Coccyx pain)
Former Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bart's and The London NHS Trust
British Association of Spinal SurgeonsNorth American Spine SocietyIndian Spine Society
Mr Alagappan Sivaraman is a full-time private consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon, practising at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, Essex. He offers private spinal surgery and various spinal injection treatments for back and neck pain.
Alagappan Sivaraman completed his higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics at Bart's and The Royal London Hospitals. He worked as a consultant orthopaedic and spinal surgeon at Barts and The Royal London from 2006 until late 2011. During his training Mr Sivaraman worked as a visiting spinal fellow in Germany, the United States and India. He completed his spinal training at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Middlesex. He is the author of a spinal chapter in a medical text book, and has published and presented papers on spinal surgery at international conferences.Mr Sivaraman specialises in spinal surgery for deformity, inflammatory spinal pathologies (rheumatoid spine), degenerative conditions of the neck and lower back, spinal tumours and infections eg spinal tuberculosis. He was actively involved in setting up the Spinal Tuberculosis Unit at The Royal London Hospital, one of very few units in the UK. Minimally invasive (keyhole) spinal surgery is a fast-developing field with many benefits for patients. Examples are the X-Stop and Wellex implants for lower back pain and balloon kyphoplasty to help patients with spinal fractures due to osteoporosis and spinal tumours. Mr Sivaraman carries out both these procedures at Spire Hartswood Hospital. Other newer techniques that Mr Sivaraman offers include inter-spinous decompression for degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine with spinal stenosis, and cervical disc arthroplasty (neck disk replacement) for degenerative spine disorders.
I live locally in Shenfield near Brentwood and, in my very limited free time, enjoy listening to music and exploring the history of ancient cultures and civilisations.Having established a successful private practice in London, my surgical practice at Spire Hartswood enables me to offer a service to Essex patients - closer to my home and theirs.
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