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Mr Rajat Verma

Mr Rajat Verma

Consultant adult and paediatric spinal surgeon
MSc. FRCS, FRCS (Orth)

Practising at

Spire Cheshire Hospital

Spire Manchester Hospital

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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-discectomy, micro-decompression for spinal canal stenosis, spinal insufficiency fractures (osteoporosis) and spinal tumours. 

 

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Professional profile

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. 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.

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


Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic surgery
Spinal surgery
Lumbar spine disorders
Osteoarthritis
Paediatric orthopaedics

Back pain, degenerative lumbar spine disorders, sciatica, spinal injuries, infection and tumours.

Private contact details

Private secretary Gail Watkins
Private secretary telephone 01925 483528
Private secretary fax 01925 483528
Private secretary email gaili.watkins@ntlworld.com
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Association of Spinal Surgeons
British Orthopaedic Association
British Scoliosis Society
North American Spine Society
AO Spine

Professional leadership

Metastatic Spinal Cord Compression surgical lead for Greater Manchester

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Current NHS posts

Consultant spinal surgeon, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. 

Consultant spinal surgeon, The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. 

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Personal Profile

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

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Financial Interests

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

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