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Dr.Wai Yoon, MD

BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

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Dr. Yoon Graduated from University College London & The Middlesex Hospital in 2000 before completing his specialist training on the prestigious Barts & The Royal London Rotation. He was awarded the FRCS (Tr&Orth) and specialist registration CCT in 2012.

He 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. He was conferred the Charles Manning award for his work on early onset scoliosis in 2013. He is internationally recognised and was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon based at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust since 2015.

His practice covers all spinal problems from the neck and back to the coccyx. Dr. Yoon has a special interest in paediatric and adult deformity and is member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons, British Scoliosis Society and holds committee positions in the Scoliosis Research Society as well as the European Spinal Society.


Specialist interests

  • Back pain investigations (discography)​

  • Back surgery (spinal surgery)​

  • Balloon kyphoplasty​

  • Epidural injections​

  • Facet joint injections​

  • Pain management injections for back and facet joints​

  • Rhizolysis

  • Vertebroplasty​  

  • Scoliosis correction

Other treatments

Dr.  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.

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