Mr Priyank Sinha

Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon

MRCS Ed, FRCS Ed, MD


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I am a full-time Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon in Leeds having trained at Glasgow, Leeds, Plymouth and Sheffield. This was followed by a spinal fellowship in Newcastle where the emphasis was on surgical and non-surgical management of degenerative spinal conditions, adult spinal deformity, spinal trauma and tumours. I am a committed spinal surgeon who takes into account my patients’ individual needs with the aim to provide the best possible course of treatment.

After a decade of performing both cranial and spinal surgery, I have decided to devote the entirety of my clinical practice to spinal surgery. My practice covers the treatment of wear and tear changes in the spine, spinal trauma, tumour and infection. I offer treatment options ranging from conservative management to injections and from routine to complex spinal surgery. My practice is holistic and makes the most of excellent working relationships with physiotherapists and pain specialists to provide tailor-made care.

I have a keen interest in research and have done two years of lab-based research at Leeds leading to a higher degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) under Dr Sean Lawler (Leeds/Harvard University). My current research interest includes outcome measures in degenerative spinal pathologies, foot drop, minimally invasive spinal surgery and tumour metabolism. I am also actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training and hold an honorary senior lecturer position at the University of Leeds.

I have published 5 book chapters on spinal surgery and more than 30 articles/abstracts in peer-reviewed academic journals. I have also presented extensively in spinal surgery, both nationally and internationally. I have been an invited faculty member for a number of hands-on courses and lectures both nationally and internationally and am also associate editor for British Journal of Neurosurgery and reviewer for European Spine Journal and World Neurosurgery.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Priyank Sinha at Spire include:

Neurosurgery

Other treatments

  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Lumbar spine surgery

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Additional information

Spinal surgery
Neck pain
Lumbar spine disorders
Degenerative spine
Back pain

Sciatica Pins and needles Myelopathy and radiculopathy Spinal stenosis Disc prolapse Back surgery (spinal surgery) Cervical and lumbar spine surgery Anterior Cervical discectomy and fusion Laminectomy, discectomy and foraminotomy Minimally invasive spinal surgery Spinal Fusion Adult spinal deformity Cranio-vertebral junction pathologies Lateral spinal surgery (XLIF) Vertebroplasty Intradural and metastatic spinal tumours Nerve root and facet joint block Rhizolysis

MRCS Ed / Edinburgh / 2010
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons

FRCS Ed / Edinburgh / 2017
Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons

MD / Leeds / 2018
Doctor of Medicine


Professional memberships

General Medical Council

British Association of Spine Surgeons

AO Spine

Society of British Neurological Surgeons

European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, Leeds General Infirmary
Honorary Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine and Health at University of Leeds

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, reading and playing golf.