Mr George Verghese

Mr George Verghese

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
MBBS, MCh Orth, MS, FRCS Orth

Specialises in

  • Discectomy / spinal decompression
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Dynamic spinal stabilisation / spinal fusion
  • Spinal injections
  • Hip/knee replacements
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Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital
Tel: 020 8950 9090
Clinic times:
Tuesday: 6pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 6pm - 8pm
Spire Harpenden Hospital
Tel: 01582 763191
Clinic times:
Thursday: 6pm - 8pm

An initial consultation with Mr George Verghese is from £220.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr George Verghese at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I am a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon practising in North London, with over 15 years of Consultant experience. After qualification as a doctor from the Armed Forces’ Medical College in India, I trained widely in orthopaedics and gained considerable specialist expertise in spinal surgery, which forms the majority of my orthopaedic practice.

The spinal treatments I offer include discectomy, spinal decompression, kyphoplasty, dynamic spinal stabilisation, fusion and spinal injections. I also treat back pain, sciatica, problems of the ageing spine, slipped disc, joint replacements (hip and knee). Problems affecting the spine, hips and knees are often interconnected; the symptoms can often mimic each other. Given my background with both spinal surgery and joint replacement, I am able to offer a one-stop solution to patients with such mixed symptoms. 

In my clinical practice, I perform approximately 100 major operations and 200 minor procedures per year. My surgical revision rate and post-operative blood transfusion rate in negligible; my surgical complication rate it also very low. The hospital stay following routine hip/knee replacements and spinal decompression/fusion average about 2 days.

I also retain a keen interest in trauma surgery and am active on the faculty of the AO Foundation. I am a member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons and an orthopaedic trainer with London Deanery.

General Medical Council Number: C4591261

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Spinal surgery

Special Clinical Interests: The ageing spine, Minimally invasive spinal surgery, Dynamic spinal stabilisation versus fusion, Kyphoplasty, Complex musculo-skeletal trauma, Joint replacement (hip, knee).

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
Stanmore Research Ethics Committee member

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust

Financial interests

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

Contact information

Telephone 0800 585 112 / 0208 901 5555
Website http://www.spinesense.com
Private secretary email info@med-sec.com
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