Mr Andrew Cook

Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

MA(Oxon) MB BS(Lond) FRCS Orth

Specialises in

  • Spinal surgery
  • Surgery for degenerative spinal conditions

Also available for:

Virtual consultations:

I believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to manage spine conditions, working closely with specialist physiotherapists and other health professionals including consultants in fields such as pain and rheumatology in order to provide the highest standard of holistic care for my patients.

I use spinal injections to help address pain in a less invasive manner and offer a full range of surgical treatments for degenerative spinal conditions including lumbar microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, minimally invasive spinal fusions, anterior cervical decompression and fusion/disc replacement and vertebroplasty.

I ensure my patients have a clear understanding of the conditions affecting them and the treatment options available so that they can make fully informed decisions about their care.

I was appointed to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 2014 and have developed my NHS practice in all aspects of spinal surgery including cervical, thoracic and lumbar disc disease, adult and paediatric scoliosis, trauma and tumour reconstruction, with a keen interest in deformity surgery and minimally invasive techniques.

I completed my undergraduate training at Oxford University in 1999 and then qualified at Imperial College in 2002. I trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Eastern Region and undertook an International Spine Fellowship in Brisbane, Australia followed by a Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at Addenbrookes University Hospital, Cambridge.


General Medical Council Number: C6053640

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Andrew Cook at Spire include:

Orthopaedics - spine

Other treatments

  • Injection therapies for back / nerve-related pain
  • Surgery for disc problems and degenerative spine issues involving the cervical, thoracic or lumbar region

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Additional information

Back pain
Degenerative spine
Lumbar spine disorders
Neck pain
Pain management
Pain relief
Spinal injuries
Spinal surgery

FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons London / 2005
Orthopaedic Surgery

MB BS / Imperial College / 2002

MA / Oxford University / 1999

Professional memberships

British Association of Spine Surgeons

British Scoliosis Society

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

Professional leadership

Governance Lead for the Orthopaedic Department at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Outside of work I focus on enjoying time with my wife and four children. What little remains after that is spent coaching mini-rugby and hobbies such as skiing, running, swimming and cooking (I qualified top in class at the Tante Maries School of Cookery many years ago).

Telephone 01603 255574
Private secretary Deborah Ashton-Brown
Private secretary telephone 07771 647744
Private secretary fax 01603 880 628
Private secretary email