After completing his undergraduate medical training at St. Bartholomew’s and the Royal London School of Medicine in 2003, Mr Verghese undertook his specialist training in Orthopaedic Surgery in London and Essex teaching hospitals. In 2007 he was appointed Specialist Registrar on the All Wales Trauma & Orthopaedic higher surgical programme, during which he trained extensively in musculoskeletal disorders including placements in the spinal departments of the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff and the world renowned unit in Oswestry. Additionally, in 2012 he undertook a prestigious AO international fellowship in Brisbane, where he broadened his experience in contemporary management techniques for all spinal conditions including the treatment of correction of spinal deformities in children and adults, reconstruction of the lumbar spine and treatment of spinal emergencies such as trauma, tumours and cord compressions.
Mr Navin Verghese was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon by the ABMU Health Board, Swansea in April 2013 and is now clinical lead for South West Wales as well as co-chairman of the South Wales spinal surgical clinical reference group. He is specialised in all aspects of spinal surgery, with a particular interest in minimally invasive treatments of degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine.
Mr Verghese is involved in research, having published several papers in journals and presented them to societies, national and international meetings. Additionally, he is involved in lecturing in the University of Wales as well as numerous courses to junior and senior doctors. He also has a Masters degree in Trauma Surgery as well as a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.
Treatment of degenerative spine conditions of the cervical and the lumbar spine including: