Mr Ben Okafor FRCS (Orth.)

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon


Mr Okafor completed his medical training at St Bartholomew's Medical School, London, before undertaking his postgraduate training in orthopaedic surgery at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and The Royal Free Hospital, London.

Mr Okafor runs large orthopaedic practices at Whipps Cross Hospital, East London and Spire Roding Hospital, Essex treating conditions of the spine, foot and other general orthopaedic and trauma problems.

Research interests

Kyphoplasty, spine stabilization, minimally invasive spine procedures.  

Current posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Honorary Lecturer, Whipps Cross University Hospital, East London. 

Year of first qualification


Current memberships of professional bodies, national and regional bodies

Royal College of Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Spine Association
British Scoliosis Society
East Anglia Spine Society
The AO Spinal Foundation
British Foot Association
British Orthopaedic Assocation
British Medical Association

Personal statement

"I offer a service that reflects current thinking and best medical practice in orthopaedics and spine surgery and, most importantly, responds to the needs of the community in London and Essex."

Mr Ben Okafor - Consultant Spinal Surgeon at Spire Roding

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  • Mr Okafor in clinic at Spire Roding
  • In theatre scrubs at Spire Roding
  • Peforming spine surgery at Spire Roding
  • Peforming spine surgery at Spire Roding
  • Peforming spine surgery at Spire Roding
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