Mr George Verghese

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MCh Orth, MS, FRCS Orth


Specialises in

  • Discectomy / spinal decompression
  • Treatments for the ageing spine
  • Dynamic spinal stabilisation / spinal fusion
  • Spinal injections

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon practising in North London, with over 15 years of Consultant experience. After qualification as a doctor from the Armed Forces’ Medical College in India, I trained widely in orthopaedics and gained considerable specialist expertise in spinal surgery, which forms the majority of my orthopaedic practice.

The spinal treatments I offer include discectomy, spinal decompression, kyphoplasty, dynamic spinal stabilisation, fusion and spinal injections. I also treat back pain, sciatica, problems of the ageing spine, slipped disc, joint replacements (hip and knee). Problems affecting the spine, hips and knees are often interconnected; the symptoms can often mimic each other. Given my background with both spinal surgery and joint replacement, I am able to offer a one-stop solution to patients with such mixed symptoms. 

In my clinical practice, I perform approximately 100 major operations and 200 minor procedures per year. My surgical revision rate and post-operative blood transfusion rate in negligible; my surgical complication rate it also very low. The hospital stay following routine hip/knee replacements and spinal decompression/fusion average about 2 days.

I also retain a keen interest in trauma surgery and am active on the faculty of the AO Foundation. I am a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons and an orthopaedic trainer with London Deanery.

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General Medical Council Number: C4591261

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr George Verghese at Spire include:

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Clinical interests

Spinal surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery

The ageing spine, Spino-Pelvic dynamics, minimally invasive spinal surgery, dynamic spinal stabilisation versus fusion, kyphoplasty, joint replacement (hip, knee) and musculoskeletal trauma

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)

Stanmore Research Ethics Committee member

Royal College of Surgeons Examiner (MRCS)

AO Faculty member

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Governor: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Financial interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

Contact information

Telephone 0800 585 112 / 0208 901 5555
Website http://www.gverghese.com
Private secretary telephone 0208 058 8820
Private secretary email gvergheseortho@gmail.com