Mr Nigel Gummerson

Mr Nigel Gummerson

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon
BA, BM BCh, MA, MRCS, FRCS (TR & Orth)

Specialises in

  • Back conditions and surgery
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal tumours/trauma
  • Surgery for degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Spinal deformity surgery
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Thursday: 9.30am -1pm

An initial consultation with Mr Nigel Gummerson is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Nigel Gummerson at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Coccygectomy
  • Diagnostic facet joint injections 
  • Assessment of spinal deformity
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Professional profile

I studied medicine at Trinity College Oxford. I returned to Yorkshire after my ‘House Jobs’ to join the Leeds surgical rotation. I then joined the Yorkshire Orthopaedic rotation, gaining experience from a number of centres across West and North Yorkshire.

I then completed my spinal training with a fellowship in Sheffield. My spinal fellowship included a period on the Visiting Surgeon Program with Dr Daniel Riew and Dr Lawrence Lenke in St Louis, USA.

I returned to Leeds, as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon, in 2009.

General Medical Council Number: C4432016

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Special clinical interests: Radicular pain; Spondylolisthesis; Adult and Paediatric Spinal Deformity; Degenerative thoracic and lumbar conditions; Coccydynia; Acute spine trauma; Metastatic spinal disease; Spinal infection.

Qualification and professional memberships

BA / Oxford University / 1994
Bachelor of Science - Physiology

BM BCh / Oxford University / 1997
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

MA / Oxford University / 1998
Master's degree

MRCS / UK / 2000
Royal College of Surgeons of England

FRCS (Tr & Orth) / UK / 2007
Royal College of Surgeons of England

Professional memberships

British Medical Association
British Association of Spine Surgeons
British Scoliosis Society
AO Spine
North American Spine Society

Professional leadership

Clinical Lead for Spinal Surgery – Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
Lead for Spinal Sub-network, Leeds – Yorkshire Regional Spinal Network Board

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Research and publications

Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, Adult and Paediatric Spinal Surgery, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Leeds

Contact information

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