Mr Rajat Verma

Consultant Adult and Paediatric Spinal Surgeon

MSc. FRCS, FRCS (Orth)


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I am a consultant spinal surgeon based at Salford Royal Hospital and Royal Manchester Children's Hospital where I see referrals from general practitioners and complex spinal referrals from other surgeons.

My expertise includes dealing with back pain and the various problems associated with the degenerative spine. I am trained to perform microdiscectomy, microdecompression, various fusion techniques and instrumentation of the spine.

I completed my higher surgical training in the Northwest and did a fellowship in complex spinal surgery under the supervision of Dr R W Gaines Jr. MD at the prestigious Columbia Regional Hospital, University of Missouri USA. During my time there I learned techniques of dealing with complex spinal problems.

I have had papers published in peer reviewed journals and have research interests in spinal deformity and degenerative back conditions.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Rajat Verma at Spire include:

Orthopaedics

Other treatments

  • Adult and paediatric spine deformity surgery
  • Micro-decompression for spinal canal stenosis
  • Spinal insufficiency fractures (osteoporosis)
  • Spinal tumours

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Lumbar spine disorders
Orthopaedic surgery
Osteoarthritis
Paediatric orthopaedics
Spinal surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Back pain; Degenerative lumbar spine disorders; Sciatica; Spinal injuries; Infection and tumours, Disc replacement.

Current NHS posts

Consultant spinal surgeon, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant spinal surgeon, The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Personal profile

I like spending time with my family and I am a keen badminton player and golfer.

Financial interests

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

Contact information

Telephone Spire Cheshire - 01925 215 087 Spire Manchester - 0161 885 5284
Private secretary Julie Horne
Private secretary telephone 01925 827 266
Private secretary email juliehorne30@hotmail.com