Spinal service

Our surgical spinal service offers a comprehensive emergency and elective service for adult and paediatric (children's) spinal conditions.

We provide a 24/7 on-call emergency service for all urgent and emergency spinal conditions from the Wessex region, and run outpatient clinics at Poole, Basingstoke, Andover, Winchester and the Isle of Wight.

All surgery is performed at Southampton General Hospital, and includes procedures for spinal infection, spinal tumours and spinal trauma. If you are an adult non-emergency patient, you will be admitted to the Wessex Neurological Centre and assessed before being admitted to a ward. The length of time you are in hospital depends on the exact nature of your surgery, but some procedures such as lumbar microdiscectomy and cervical discectomy are usually overnight stays.

Meet the team

Mr Nicholas Brooke

Mr Brooke is a consultant spinal surgeon.

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Mr Christopher Dare

Mr Dare is a consultant children's and adult spinal surgeon, and is experienced in all aspects of adult and paediatric spinal pathology.

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Mr Evan Davies

Mr Davies specialises in complex spinal surgery, especially revision and spinal deformity surgery, scoliosis and kyphosis. 

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Mr Kyri Giannoulis

Mr Giannoulis is a consultant spinal surgeon with a special interest in degenerative spinal conditions in adults, including back pain and deformity.

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Mr Colin Griffith

Mr Colin Griffith

Mr Griffith has a particular interest in degenerative spinal surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal trauma, and the management of head injury patients.

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Mr Jason Harvey

Mr Harvey specialises in adult spinal surgery.

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Mr Stephen McGillion

Mr Steve McGillion

Mr McGillion's clinical practice includes all aspects of spinal surgery in adults

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Mr Nader-Sepahi

Mr Ali Nader-Sepahi

Mr Nader-Sepahi is a consultant spinal surgeon.

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Mr Michael C. Quaye

Mr Quaye is a consultant spinal surgeon who specialises in degenerative spine conditions.

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Mr Emad Shenouda

Mr Shenouda is a consultant neurosurgeon, with sub-specialty interests in spinal surgery and skull base surgery.

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