Dr Christopher McCarthy   Consultant Spinal Physiotherapist at the London Spine Unit   Post grad Diplomas (Physiotherapy, Manipulative Therapy and Biomechanics) Doctor of Philosophy (Faculty of Medicine, University of Manchester) Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Fellow of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists     Dr Chris McCarthy is a Physiotherapist and Spinal…

Mr Mo AkmalMBBS BSc(Hons) MD FRCS(Orth&Tr)Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon PRESENT POSTS AND POSITIONS Consultant in Spinal OrthopaedicsSt Marys Hospital NHS Trust, Paddington, London W2 UKOrthopaedic Spinal Surgeon and Orthopaedics & Trauma Surgeon. Chief of Orthopaedic and Trauma Services Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (across all sites) Honorary Senior Lecturer Imperial College of Science Technology…

Carol – Practice Manager          0844 589 2020carol@spineadvance.com Angela – Spine Unit Co-ordinator0844 589 4040angela@spineadvance.com Emma – Medical Secretary0844 589 3030emman@spineadvance.com Practice Fax Number: 0844 589 6060 All based at offices in Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, 60 Grove End road, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 9NH

Chris Pinches is a clinical specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist specialising in spinal pain. He qualified from the University of Bath before undertaking extensive post- graduate education, including a Masters degree at University College London. He works closely with Mr Mo Akmal at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and provides integration between medic and…

Chris Jenners ProfileDr Chris Jenner is a consultant in anaesthesia and pain management. He completed his training in London and undertook a clinical fellowship in pain management at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London.

He works at The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, The Wellington Hospital and also at the Princess Grace Hospital in London. He has a specialist interest in back pain management and works in collaboration with Mr M Akmal (Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon) and the rehabilitation team. Dr Jenner manages a specialist pain service www.londonpainconsultants.com

 Mr Mo Akmal is a an Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in Spinal Surgery. He trained at St Marys Hospital Medical School in London and completed his Orthopaedic Specialist program in London. He undertook a Spinal surgery Clinical Fellowship in Oxford, UK at the John Radcliffe Hospital for Trauma and The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre for elective surgery.

Mr Akmal has also trained in Spinal surgery at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, The University College Hospital and the Royal London Hospital. He now works as a Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon based at St Marys University Teaching Hospital in Paddington, London for NHS work and Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, St Johns Wood, London for private work.

His main interests are treatment of painful conditions of the spine. He is an integral part of The Brain and Spine Unit at The Princess Grace Hospital in London. His practice includes Degenerative disease, Trauma, Infection, Scoliosis and Tumours. Mr Akmal performs Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacement Surgery, Microsurgical and Minimally Invasive Procedures and has access to a full team of practitioners that specialise in Core Stability, Neural Dynamisation and Functional Restoration programmes.

Dr Mo Hamady is a specialist in Interventional Radiology working at St Marys Hospital, Paddington, London W2. More information to Follow

We have a range of other specialists who work closely with us in managing patients. Dr Richard Rees – Consultant Rheumatologist has a specialist interest in Musculoskeletal Inflammatory Conditions Dr Caroline Gabriel – Consultant Neurologist has a specialist interest in centrally mediated musculoskeletal disorders More details to follow soon……….

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