Mr Deb Pal

Consultant Neurosurgeon

MBBS, FRCS, FRCS


Specialises in

  • Sciatica
  • Disc bulge and trapped nerve surgery
  • Back and neck pain
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Lateral access spinal surgery (XLIF)

I am a Consultant Neurosurgeon based in Leeds since 2009 and all of my elective and emergency workload is related to the spine.

I completed my neurosurgical training in Leeds. Following this, I undertook a nationally recognised one-year spine fellowship in Nottingham which is one of the leading spinal centres in this country. This provided me with complete training in all aspects of spinal surgery.

Training under orthopaedic spinal surgeons during my fellowship gave me a unique opportunity to complement my understanding of spinal pathologies and management of various spinal conditions.

I have a special interest in innovative lateral access spinal surgery which is one of my index procedures and I am competent in spinal procedures ranging from decompressive surgery to minimally invasive to complex spinal instrumentation. I believe in evidence based management and use outcome measures for all my patients which is a very important part of my clinical practice.

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General Medical Council Number: C4684923

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Deb Pal at Spire include:

Neurosurgery

Other treatments

  • Lateral access spinal surgery
  • Spinal instrumentation and fusion
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Adult scoliosis
  • Revision lumbar surgery and second opinion
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Cervical and thoracic decompression
  • Spinal tumours and trauma

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Back pain
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Neck pain
Neurosurgery
Pain management
Spinal surgery

Special clinical interest: Lateral access spinal surgery, Revision lumbar surgery, Spinal surgery in elderly, Acute Foot drop from lumbar degenerative disease, Minimally invasive trans thoracic surgery for thoracic disc.

Current NHS posts

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust.

Personal profile

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and travelling to new places. I love sports and enjoy watching cricket and football.

Contact information

Telephone Insured patients 0113 218 5908/9, self-pay patients 0113 218 5967
Email info@spireleeds.com
Private secretary Bianca Scollen
Private secretary telephone 0113 218 5659
Private secretary email bianca.scollen@spirehealthcare.com