Mr John Leach

Mr John Leach

The Orth Team (Bupa Accredited Consultant Group)

Neurosurgery 04547712

  • Fee assured
  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr Leach is a Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon practising in Manchester.
He is Clinical Lead for Spinal Neurosurgery in Manchester, ex-Chair of the NorthWest Regional Spinal Network and member of NHS England's Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgery Clinical Reference Group.
Mr Leach specialises in spinal surgery including discectomy, minimally invasive approaches and cervical disc replacement. He has a particular interest in cervical spine surgery.
Mr Leach is also a member of Manchester's Neuro-oncology MDT and is an expert in the treatment of spine tumours.
Mr Leach has an interest in Sports Injury and assesses a range of professional and amateur athletes with disc problems, lumbar pars fractures and other sports injuries.
Mr Leach believes in a multi-disciplinary approach to spinal care and works closely with physical therapists, sports & exercise consultants and pain anaesthetists - for many patients with spinal problems, surgery can be avoided.
Patients can expect to be given the full range of treatment options with risks and benefits clearly explained. For those who choose surgery, they can have the confidence that Mr Leach will offer surgical care of the highest standard.

Areas of interest

disc prolapse; discectomy; disc replacement; minimally invasive surgery; cervical spine; neck pain; arm pain; lumbar spine; back pain; leg pain; spinal stenosis; spine tumour; pars fractures;

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Procedures completed

  • V2540

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (5-50) Alexandra Hospital (5-50)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5) Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

  • V2950

    Anterior discectomy, decompression and fusion (including bone grafting) - cervical region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • V2543

    Revision of posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression (lumbar region) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • V2201

    Posterior decompression +/- foraminotomy - cervical region (3 or more levels) - (1-5)

    Spire Manchester Hospital (1-5)

  • A5110

    Excision of intradural lesion - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • V2500

    Primary posterior fusion +/- decompression +/- discectomy - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) including spinal cord monitoring - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • V4980

    Excision of intramedullary tumour - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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