- Bupa Platinum consultant
- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
I am a fellowship trained experienced Spinal Neurosurgeon. I have a substantive NHS consultant post at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton since 04/01/2011. I treat patients with spinal pain due to various pathologies including disc prolapse, spinal stenosis etc. This includes patients with Low back and leg pain, Neck and arm pain.
I also treat patients with spinal cord compression causing numbness, weakness in arms or legs causing difficulty walking or impaired dexterity.
Areas of interest
Lumbar Spondylosis; Lumbar Disc prolapse; Sciatica;Spondylolisthesis; Spondylolysis; Lumbar Radiculopathy; Spinal Canal Stenosis; Lumbar Canal Stenosis; Lumbar Microdiscectomy; Lumbar Fusion; Lumbar Spinal Decompression; Nerve root block injections; Caudal Epidural injections, Foraminal Epidural injections; Facet Joint injections; Greater Occipital Nerve block injection; Cervical Spondylosis; Cervical Disc Prolapse; Spinal Cord Compression; Cervical Radiculopathy; Cervical Myelopathy; Cervical Canal Stenosis; Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion; Cervical Disc Replacement; Cervical Disc Arthroplasty; Posterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion; Posterior Cervical Laminectomy; Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy;
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Dinesh Meessala Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Royal wolverhampton NHS Trust
New Cross Hospital,
Gold Medal in A levels ( from Aitchison College, Lahore, Pakistan)
Book Chapter on Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty.
K.Saeed, E. Bayley, B. Boszczyk
Published in" Manual of Spine Surgery". Eds:Uwe Vieweg/ Frank Grochulla. Published by Springer 2012
- FRCSI (Neurosurgery) Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2001
Reference number 4409122
Affiliations / memberships
· Associate Member SBNS (Society of British Neurological Surgeons)
· Member BASS (British Association of Spinal Surgeons)
· International Member Congress of Neurosurgeons (CNS)
· Member Medical Protection Society (MPS)
· BMA (British Medical Association)
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)
Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) LUMBAR - (5-50)
Manipulation of spine under ga/iv sedation (as sole procedure) - (1-5)
Anterior discectomy, decompression and fusion (including bone grafting) - cervical region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)
Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)
Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)
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