Treatment restrictions

As part of our long-standing partnership, we will be dedicating much of our resources to the NHS. As a result some of the treatments are being suspended and as a result we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations.

Dr Simon Tordoff

Dr Simon Tordoff

Consultant in Pain Management and Anaesthesia

Specialises in

  • Injections/nerve blocks for low back pain and neck pain
  • Microwave (radiofrequency) ablation procedures for low back and neck pain
  • Injections/nerve blocks for chronic pain conditions
  • Medications and strategies for treating chronic pain conditions
  • Sees adults only at Spire Leicester
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Wednesday: 8am - 1pm

An initial consultation with Dr Simon Tordoff is from £220.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Simon Tordoff at Spire include:

Other treatments

The conditions I treat include:

  • Low back pain from bulging and slipped discs
  • Sciatica and leg pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Knee and hip joint pain
  • Headaches and facial pain
  • Persistent pain after surgery
  • Neuropathic pain (that is pain from damaged nerves such as amputation).
  • Abdominal and pelvic pain
  • Groin and testicular pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia after Shingles
  • Cancer-related pain.
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Professional profile

I graduated from Cape Town Medical School in 1980. I worked in South Africa for seven years before moving to the United Kingdom where I specialised in Anaesthesia and Pain Management. I was appointed as a Consultant in Northampton in 1993. In 2001 I moved to Leicester.

I work at the Spire Leicester Hospital and on the NHS in the Spinal Unit of the Royal Derby Hospital. I treat patients with all types of chronic pain problems. My treatments involve medications and nerve block injections, coupled with complementary and physical therapies.

General Medical Council Number: C2884350

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Pain management

Persistent pain (chronic pain) of the back and neck, chronic muscle and joint pain, neuropathic pain, chronic abdominal pain, complex regional pain syndrome, cancer related pain.

Qualification and professional memberships

MBChB / Cape Town Medical School, South Africa / 1980
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

DA SA / South Africa / 1985
Diploma of Anaesthesia

FRCA / United Kingdom / 1989
Fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthesia

FIPP / World Institute of Pain / 2002
Fellowship in Interventional Pain Procedures

FFPMRCA / United Kingdom / 2007
Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine

Professional memberships

The Royal College of Anaesthetists
The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

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Current NHS posts

Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Management, University Hospitals of Leicester Trust
Consultant in Pain Medicine, Royal Derby Hospital

Personal profile

I worked as a cartoonist on a daily newspaper before going to University. My father told me to get a proper job, so I went off to Medical School. I still draw on occasions when I get the time.  I enjoy gardening and breeding chickens.  My sporting interests have reduced to watching rugby and cricket. I support the Leicester Tigers, but still shout for South Africa when they play England! 

Contact information

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Mrs Kimberley Tordoff
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3650 (option 4)
Private secretary email
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