Consultant Profile

Mr John Leach

Mr John Leach MA BM BCh FRCS (neurosurg.)
Practicing at:
Spire Manchester Clinic Hale, Spire Manchester Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Back pain
    • Brain tumours
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Minimally invasive spinal surgery
ervical disc replacement
Disc surgery and spine
Brain tumours

Research interests:

Intradural spinal tumours
New bone fusion products

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurosurgeon Salford Royal Hospital

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

British association of spinal surgeons
Society of British neurosurgeons
British medical assoc.

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0161 232 2261
Private secretary:
Deb Brown
Private secretary telephone number:
0161 495 7010
Private secretary fax:
0161 491 1645
Private secretary email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr John Leach was raised in Sydney, Australia and moved to the UK to study at Cambridge University where he obtained a MA (Hons.) in neurophysiology.  He continued his studies in clinical medicine at Oxford University and graduated in 1998.  Mr Leach then specialised in neurosurgery at The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and carried out a fellowship at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, specialising in minimally invasive spine fusion and brain tumours.

Mr Leach is now based permanently in the UK and is the clinical lead for Neurosurgery in Manchester.  Mr Leach specialises in spinal neurosurgery and minimally invasive spinal surgery at his NHS practice at Salford Royal Hospital.  He has conducted clinical research into innovative spine fusion treatments, presented internationally on brain tumours and minimally invasive spinal surgery and is actively involved in teaching AT Manchester and Salford universtities.

Personal profile:

Mr Leach is married with 2 young children. His interests include tennis (Hale LTC), cycling and rugby.

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Mr John Leach

Mr John Leach Neurosurgery Consultant, Manchester, private hospital specialist.

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