Mr Alexander Montgomery

Mr Alexander Montgomery

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 04615169


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

Specialises in

  • Spine


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

About me

Mr Montgomery is Chair of Spinal Surgery for North east London and Essex. He was Clinical Lead for Spinal Surgery at The Royal London Hospital (Barts Health) for 10 years where he lead and set up the department since for 10 years creating the largest spinal trauma unit in the UK,

Mr Montgomery's team at The Royal London was the first in the UK to use the robotic assisted arm in spinal surgery.

The surgery Mr Montgomery performs involves using microscopes, and minimally invasive techniques. He performs anterior, posterior and lateral minimal access approaches for lumbar surgery, anterior and posterior cervical surgery, and complex deformity cases.

He regularly treats city workers, as well as amateur and elite athletes. He has treated Olympic gold medalists, professional boxing champions, international rugby players, team sky cyclists, as well as patients with degenerative and complex conditions.

Mr Montgomery is honorary senior lecturer at Queen Mary University, and has presented across the globe from the USA to Europe and Australasia. He has regularly been faculty for AO Spine Middle East, and chaired a conference on minimal access surgery in Kuwait. He won the best presentation poster at the International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, and has featured in Spine News International. He was recently invited to the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia to present two spinal studies in a global symposium. He has had three systematic reviews in spinal surgery accepted for publication this year.

Areas of interest

Spinal sports injuries and trauma; Acute spinal conditions (disc prolapse, sciatica, arm / neck pain); Degenerative spinal conditions - lumbar / thoracic / cervical; Minimally invasive approaches to the spine; Multidisciplinary back pain management; Spinal deformity / tumour / complex spinal procedures

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Procedures completed

  • A5755

    Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) LUMBAR - (>50)

    Cleveland Clinic Portland Place Outpatient Centre (5-50) Cleveland Clinic London Hospital (5-50)

  • A5745

    Medial branch block injection(s) +/- image guidance (including bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)

    Cleveland Clinic Portland Place Outpatient Centre (1-5) Cleveland Clinic London Hospital (1-5)

  • A5753

    Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) CERVICAL - (5-50)

    Cleveland Clinic Portland Place Outpatient Centre (1-5) Cleveland Clinic London Hospital (1-5)

  • V2542

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • V3340

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

  • V2950

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

  • V3362

    Primary posterior fusion with instrumentation +/- decompression +/- discectomy (including Graf stabilisation and all fusion approaches) (lumbar region) including spinal cord monitoring - (1-5)

  • V2652

    Revision posterior fusion +/- instrumentation (lumbar region) including spinal cord monitoring - (1-5)

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