Mr Wai Yoon
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
I am a Consultant Spinal Surgeon appointed at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
I am available to see all spinal problems from the neck and back to the coccyx. I have a special interest in paediatric and adult deformity and am a member of the British Scoliosis Society and Scoliosis Research Society.
I graduated from University College London and The Middlesex Hospital, training in Orthopaedic Surgery on The Royal London Hospital higher surgical training programme. I was awarded the FRCS (Tr&Orth) and specialist registration CCT in 2012.
I undertook dual complex Spine fellowship training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia working with the top Australian spinal surgeons and was conferred the Charles Manning award for my work on early onset scoliosis, 2013.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Wai Yoon at Spire include:
Orthopaedics - spine
Mr Yoon treats spinal deformity such as scoliosis in both adults and children, degenerative spinal conditions, lower back pain, infection/tumours and also undertakes microdiscectomy, cervical microdiscectomy and spinal fusion procedures.
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Nottingham Hospital.
BSc / UK / 1997
Bachelor of Science
MBBS / UK / 2000
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MRCS / UK / 2005
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRCS (Tr & Orth) / UK / 2012
Fellowship of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons (Tr & Orth)
MD / University College London, UK / 2014
Doctor of Medicine
I have published papers on paediatric deformity and adult spinal surgery in peer reviewed journals and written chapters in textbooks.