Mr Philip J Sell

Mr Philip J Sell

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practising at

Spire Leicester Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Philip J Sell at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I was appointed as an Orthopaedic Consultant in 1993. My practice is exclusively that of spinal disorders. I deal with deformity, scoliosis, fractures, tumours, spinal stenosis, disc herniations and spinal pain.

I use evidence based approaches for the selection of effective health care interventions for my patients.

I operate on about 150 spinal cases per year and I see about 2,000 patients a year in my outpatient clinics.

Clinical Interests

Back pain
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Spinal surgery
Orthopaedic surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Sciatica. Scoliosis. Spinal infections and surgical treatment of spinal disorders.

Private contact details

Telephone 0116 265 3685
Private secretary Mrs Kate Boult
Private secretary telephone 0116 265 3654
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

MBBS / Southampton University / 1979
Bachelor of Medicine

MSc / Keele University / 1991
Master of Science Spinal Biomechanics

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons England / 1985
Fellow Royal College of Surgeons

Professional memberships

Past President of British Association of Spinal Surgeons
Past President of the British Association of Spine Surgeons

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham

Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon, Leicester Royal Infirmary

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Personal Profile

I enjoy scuba diving and struggling around a golf course!

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