Mr Andrew Cook

Mr Andrew Cook

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery 06053640

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Spine


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

About me

I believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to manage spine conditions, working closely with specialist physiotherapists and other health professionals including consultants in fields such as pain and rheumatology in order to provide the highest standard of holistic care for my patients.

I use spinal injections to help address pain in a less invasive manner and offer a full range of surgical treatments for degenerative spinal conditions including lumbar microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, minimally invasive spinal fusions, anterior cervical decompression and fusion/disc replacement, and vertebroplasty.

I ensure my patients have a clear understanding of the conditions affecting them and the treatment options available so that they can make fully informed decisions about their care.

I completed my undergraduate training at Oxford University in 1999 and then qualified at Imperial College in 2002. I trained as an Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Eastern Region and undertook an International Spine Fellowship in Brisbane, Australia followed by a Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at Addenbrookes University Hospital, Cambridge. I was appointed to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 2014 and have developed my NHS practice in all aspects of spinal surgery including cervical, thoracic and lumbar disc disease, adult and paediatric scoliosis, trauma and tumour reconstruction, with a keen interest in deformity surgery and minimally invasive techniques.

Areas of interest

Back pain; Sciatica; Degenerative spine; Lumbar spine disorders; Neck disorders; Pain management and relief strategies; Spinal injuries

Lumbar Microdiscectomy; Spinal Decompression; Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion; Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion/Disc Replacement; Posterior Cervical Surgery; Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty; Lumabr Spinal Injections

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Procedures completed

  • A5755

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

    Spire Norwich Hospital (5-50)

  • V2540

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

    Spire Norwich Hospital (5-50)

  • V2560

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

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

  • V2950

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

    Spire Norwich Hospital (1-5)

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