What Our Patients Say About Us

To read patient tales, experiences and feedback about Mr Akmal and the Spine Unit, please see the Testimonials link above.

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What Makes Us Different

We offer both non-surgical and surgical solutions in the management of spinal conditions. We have a link to a network of specialist practitioners throughout London to ensure you hear the best quality treatments. Our Specialists are all Teaching Hospital Consultants with full  Registration.

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Spinal Assessment

All patients are fully assessed clinically and with apt investigations such as xray and MRI scan. Cases will be reviewed by a multidisciplinary team comprising a spine surgeon, pain specialist, specialist nurse and physiotherapist. Treatments include physical therapy, spinal injections and all forms of surgery

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Mr M Akmal

Mr Mo AkmalMBBS BSc(Hons) MD FRCS(Orth&Tr)Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon PRESENT POSTS AND POSITIONS Consultant in Spinal OrthopaedicsSt Marys Hospital NHS Trust, Paddington, London W2 UKOrthopaedic Spinal Surgeon and Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgeon. Chief of Orthopaedic and Trauma Services Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (across all sites) Honorary Senior Lecturer Imperial College of Science Technology […]

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Insurance Information

INSURANCE INFORMATION   We acknowledge most major insurance plans including BUPA, AXA PPP, WPA, Groupama and AVIVA, but, please call our office to verify that we acknowledge your insurance. It is also in your best appeal to check your insurance plot’s provider list to be sure it permits you to be seen and treated by us. Please be […]

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Our Locations

1. Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth 60 Grove End Road St John’s Wood London NW8 9NH Switchboard: 020 7806 4000 Direct Line: 0844 589 2020 Click here to see an Inner London Road Map on www.streetmap.co.uk

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The London Spine Unit

Our orthopaedic spinal do concentrates exclusively on treating problems of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine for patients of all ages and for a variety of medical conditions. We have treated over 5000 patients with spinal disorders. Our philosophy is based on “Quality treatment through least invasive interventions”. During your consultation, we will conduct a […]

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Our Practice Management Team

Carol – Do Manager          0844 589 2020carol@spineadvance.com Angela – Spine Unit Co-ordinator0844 589 4040angela@spineadvance.com Emma – Medical Secretary0844 589 3030emman@spineadvance.com Do Fax Number: 0844 589 6060 All based at offices in Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, 60 Grove End road, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 9NH

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Chris Pinches – Physiotherapist

Chris Pinches is a clinical specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist specialising in spinal pain. He qualified from the University of Bath before undertaking extensive post- graduate education, including a Masters degree at University College London. He works closely with Mr Mo Akmal at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and provides integration between medic and […]

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Dr Chris Jenner – Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

Chris Jenners ProfileDr Chris Jenner is a consultant in anaesthesia and pain management. He completed his training in London and undertook a clinical fellowship in pain management at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London.

He works at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, The Wellington Hospital and also at the Princess Grace Hospital in London. He has a specialist interest in back pain management and works in collaboration with Mr M Akmal (Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon) and the rehabilitation team. Dr Jenner manages a specialist pain service www.londonpainconsultants.com

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