Consultant Profile

Mr Richard Ashpole

Mr Richard Ashpole BSc, MB BS, FRCS (SN)
Practicing at:
Spire Leicester Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Back pain
    • Brain tumours
    • Degenerative spine
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Neck pain
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Spinal surgery including microdiscectomy
Artifical cervical discs

Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Queens Medical Centre Nottingham
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons
Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0755 752 3724
Private secretary:
Ruth Thompson
Private secretary telephone number:
0755 752 3724
Background Information 
Professional profile:
Mr Ashpole has a general neurosurgical practice including subarachnoid haemorrhage, head injuries, tumours and spinal disease.

Mr Ashpole's interests are in spinal disease, particularly lumbar spine, microdiscectomy and artificial cervical dics; and also in the management of various types of hydrocephalus.
Personal profile:
Outside of medicine Mr Ashpole has a number of interests. He is a keen if rather modestly talented fencer and an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.

Mr Ashpole plays the recorder and collects antique medical instruments and books. He is also a sadly-optimistic follower of our rugby, football, and cricket teams.

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Mr Richard Ashpole

Mr Richard Ashpole Neurosurgery Consultant, Leicester, private hospital specialist.

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