Our spinal team are made up of three highly qualified and trained Spine Orthopaedic Consultants/Specialists, supported by two Specialist Spine Nurse Practitioners. We provide a wide range of services including:

  • Spinal Surgery (Discectomy and Cauda Equina Decompression, MSCC Debulking and Stabilization (Percutaneous/Open), Degenerative Spine Correction, Spinal Fusion, Disc Replacements, Vertebroplaty, Kyphoplasty, Sacroplasty And Biopsy, etc)
  • Diagnostic Spinal Injections (Day Case/Radiology Units),
  • Spinal pre-operative counselling (Spinal Pre-operative Information Class)

Contact us

Spinal Service: 0191 565 6256


Finding us

Our Spinal Service team can be found at the Fracture Clinic, Sunderland Royal Hospital.



Our team

Divisional General Manager - Lorraine Nelson
Directorate Manager - Jackie Burlison
Clinical Director - Mr Steve Green
Matron - Sharon McDowell