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Mr Navin Verghese
BSc(hons), MBBS, MRCS, MSc, FRCS
Orthopaedic Surgery
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SUBSPECIALTIES

Spinal Surgery

REGISTERED WITH

General Medical Council: 6079219

LANGUAGES

english

About

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.

 

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Medical Procedures

  • Cervical (neck) surgery
  • Facet joint injection
  • Nerve root injection
  • Spinal deformity correction
  • Thoracic back surgery
  • Facet joint replacement
  • Lumbar back surgery
  • Scolliosis surgery
  • Spinal fusion
  • joint injection
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Epidural injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spine fracture surgery

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Special Interests

Treatment of degenerative spine conditions of the cervical and the lumbar spine including:

  • Microdiscectomy
  • Decompression
  • Fusion
  • Disc arthroplasty
  • Minimally invasive and needling procedures
  • Treatment of spinal tumours and trauma by decompression, stabilisation, vertebral body augmentation procedures
  • Spinal deformity corrections

Education

Education:

  • MB BS (2003) - University of London
  • BSc. (Hons) Psychology (2002) - University of London
  • MSc. Trauma Surgery (2011) - University of Wales
  • MRCS (Ed) (2006) - Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh 
  • FRCS (T & O) (2011) - Royal college of surgeons intercollegiate 

Reviews

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

22-11-2017
What can I say to someone who took away a diabolical pain I had in my back for many years, also nerve pains in my legs and feet. 'Thank You' seems inadequate and does not in any way express my feelings of gratitude to you.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

30-10-2017
My Children have their Mum back as you have remedied my physical and mental wellbeing. So from the absolute bottom of our hearts THANK YOU!

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

12-07-2017
A big thank you again for sorting out my life and my very best wishes for your continued success

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

26-06-2017
A big thank you for taking care of my husband and making hist stay comfortable.

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

18-04-2017
Life Changing - Job Saving. Thank you so very much

BY A VERIFIED PATIENT

18-04-2017
This is just a brief note to thank you and all your operating staff and Nurse T Jones for the professional care I recently received during my operation in Morriston Hospital. The result has been excellent with no pain in my legs. Our lives are now returning to normal. Once again, thank you.

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