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Mr Alagappan Sivaraman
FRCS (Eng) FRCS ( Tr & Orth) FRCS (Ed)
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Spinal Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 4665298

LANGUAGES

english

PRACTICES

About

Mr Sivaraman maximises non-surgical options with pain management plans, which take into consideration the physical, social, and psychological lifestyle factors of the patient. He is a strong believer in active conservative management and he is well known for educating and assisting his patients in the decision making process when considering treatment options.

He specialises in spinal surgery for deformity, inflammatory spinal pathologies (i.e. rheumatoid spine and ankylosing spondylitis), degenerative conditions of the neck and lower back, spinal tumours and infections such as spinal tuberculosis. He was actively involved in the Spinal Tuberculosis Unit at The Royal London Hospital, one of a very few units in the UK seeing a high volume of patients.

A member of the British Association for Spine Surgeons, he performs over 500 surgical procedures and spinal injections per year as a full-time spinal surgeon. He is fellowship trained consultant orthopaedic spine surgeon with excellent training, having various overseas visiting fellowships.

His higher surgical training in trauma and orthopaedics was completed through the prestigious Percival Pott training programme at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital. He completed his spinal fellowship training at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital both under orthopaedic and neuro-spinal surgeons.

Mr Sivaraman enjoys sharing his knowledge by presenting GP lectures and physical therapist lectures, which can be arranged through the marketing team. He has published and presented papers on spinal surgery at international conferences and is the author of a spinal chapter in a medical textbook. He also actively participated in the training of medical students and orthopaedic specialist trainees at St Bartholomew's Hospital and at The Royal London Hospital.

 

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Medical Procedures

Cervical disc replacement/fusion, Inter-spinous devices, Minimally invasive spinal surgery

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Special Interests

Back and neck pain, Coccydynia (Coccyx pain), Degenerative spinal disorders, Pain management including spinal injections, Vertebral compression fracture

Education

  • MB BS (1993) - Madurai-Kamaraj University