Mr Ash Khurana

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon

MBBS, MS(Orth.), MRCS, MSc (Orth. Engineering), LLM, FRCS (T&O)


Specialises in

I specialise in spinal trauma, complex degenerative spine surgery including for the neck and back and treatments for herniated discs (disc prolapse) alongside spinal fusion and minimally-invasive spinal surgery. I use various spinal injections, radiofrequency ablation, open and minimally invasive fixation techniques, including cementation, for managing my patients.

I completed my higher specialist training in Trauma & Orthopaedics on the Welsh Rotation and was awarded FRCS in 2012. I also completed an MSc in Orthopaedic Engineering at Cardiff University and use the deeper understanding of mechanical principles in treating my patients.

After gaining spinal surgical training in Cardiff, I completed an accredited fellowship at the prestigious Spinal Unit in Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham where I gained extensive experience in all aspects of spinal management, especially adult spinal deformity, metastatic spinal pathology, microscopic and minimally invasive surgery. I also trained with spinal neurosurgeons furthering my understanding of the spinal pathology from both an orthopaedic and neurosurgical perspective. I was awarded a travelling fellowship to the world renowned Spinal Unit at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.

I objectively assess the outcomes of my interventions using PROMs (Patients Reported Outcome Measures). I work as a full-time NHS consultant at Royal Gwent Hospital and the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Ash Khurana at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

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Additional information

Back pain
Brain tumours
Lumbar spine disorders
Neck pain
Spinal surgery
Spinal surgery
Lumbar spine disorders
Medico-legal

Professional memberships

British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (RCS Ed)

North American Spine Society (NASS)

MRCS, RCS Intercollegiate (2005)

FRCS, RCS Intercollegiate (2012)

Professional leadership

Chair, Professional Practice board, British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
Executive member, British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
Education committee member, British Indian Orthopaedic Association (BIOS)
Reviewer, Bone and Joint Journal
Reviewer, Indian Journal of Orthopaedics

Royal Gwent and Grange University Hospital

Private secretary Stacey Whatley
Private secretary telephone 01633 526 026
Private secretary email clinic@spinex.org.uk