- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Verified account
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Mr Ankur Saxena is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a sub-specialty interest in complex spine disorders. His neurosurgical training was based in Glasgow and Sheffield. He completed the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England’s spinal fellowship based at Salford Royal Hospital after finishing his neurosurgical training. He works at the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences at Salford Royal Hospital. He is available for private consultations at BMI Alexandra Hospital,Spire Manchester, Pall Mall Medical and the Salford Clinic.
He offers the latest surgical and non-surgical treatments relating to all spinal conditions, neurotrauma and peripheral nerve disorders.
Mr Saxena is actively involved in teaching medical students and neurosurgical trainees at national and regional level. He has published several peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and has also presented his experience at international and national meetings on multiple occasions.
Mr. Saxena’s interests outside work include sports like Cricket, Football and Badminton. He is a keen human rights activist and has been supporting Amnesty International for the last two decades.
Areas of interest
Congenital Spinal Abnormalities ; Cranio-cervical Junction Abnormalities ; Degenerative Spinal Conditions ; Spinal Tumours ; Neurotrauma (Head and Spinal Injury) ; Peripheral Nerve Disorders ; Surgical Treatments - Decompression, Fusion , Cervical Disc Replacement, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery , Navigated Spine Surgery, Endoscopic Spine Surgery
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Joseph Sebastian Not Fee Assured
- Dr Vidya Kasipandian Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Neurosurgeon with a subspecialist interest in Complex Spine Disorders.
Salford Royal Hospital
Manchester M6 8HD
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Fluent
- Hindi - Fluent
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Fluent
- Urdu - Fluent
- MBBS University of Mumbai, India 2002
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006
- FRCS (Neuro Surg) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2014
Reference number 6044014
Affiliations / memberships
General Medical Council
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Society of British Neurological Surgeons
British Association of Spine Surgeons
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Endoscopic discectomy and/or decompression (transforaminal) - lumbar region - (5-50)
Epidural injection (lumbar) - (5-50)
Spire Manchester Hospital (5-50)
Anterior discectomy, decompression and fusion (including bone grafting) - cervical region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)
Alexandra Hospital (1-5)
Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)
Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)
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