Mr Priyank Sinha


MRCS Ed, FRCS Ed (Surgical Neurology), MD

GMC number: 6093674

Practising since: 2003



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  • Weekly Monday evening – Leeds
  • Weekly Saturday AM – Leeds
  • Weekly Monday AM – York
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Mr Priyank Sinha is a full-time Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon in Leeds, having trained at Glasgow, Leeds, Plymouth and Sheffield. This was followed by a spinal fellowship in Newcastle where the emphasis was on surgical and non-surgical management of degenerative spinal conditions, adult spinal deformity, spinal trauma and tumours.  

After a decade of performing both cranial and spinal surgery, he has decided to devote the entirety of his clinical practice to spinal surgery. His practice covers the treatment of wear and tear changes in the spine, spinal trauma, tumour and infection. He offers treatment options ranging from conservative management and injections, to routine and complex spinal surgery. Mr Sinha’s practice is holistic and makes the most of excellent working relationships with physiotherapists and pain specialists to provide tailor-made care.  

Mr Sinha has a keen interest in research and has done two years of lab-based research at Leeds, leading to a higher degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) under Dr Sean Lawler (Leeds/Harvard University). His current research interest includes outcome measures in degenerative spinal pathologies, foot drop, minimally invasive spinal surgery and tumour metabolism. He is also actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training, and holds anhonorary senior lecturer position at the University of Leeds.  

He has published five book chapters on spinal surgery and more than 30 articles/abstracts in peer-reviewed academic journals. He has also presented extensively in spinal surgery, both nationally and internationally. He has been an invited faculty member for a number of hands-on courses and lectures both nationally and internationally, and is associate editor for British Journal of Neurosurgery and reviewer for European Spine Journal and World Neurosurgery.

Mr Sinha is a dedicated spinal surgeon who takes into account his patients’ individual needs with the aim to provide the best possible course of treatment.

Special interests

  • Neck and back pain 
  • Sciatica 
  • Pins and needles 
  • Myelopathy and radiculopathy 
  • Spinal stenosis 
  • Disc prolapse 
  • Adult spinal deformity 
  • Cranio-vertebral junction pathologies 
  • Cervical and lumbar spine surgery 
  • Anterior Cervical discectomy and fusion 
  • Laminectomy, discectomy and foraminotomy 
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal Fusion 
  • Spinal deformity correction 
  • Lateral spinal surgery (XLIF)
  • Vertebroplasty 
  • Intradural and metastatic spinal tumours
  • Nerve root and facet joint block
  • Rhizolysis

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Priyank Sinha at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Spinal anaesthetic
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Facet joint injections
  • Medial facetectomy
  • Nerve blocks
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Correction of scoliosis
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Dorsal root ganglion block
  • Cervical Disc Replacement

Locations Mr Priyank Sinha works with

Related experience


  • Outcome measures in degenerative spinal pathologies
  • Foot drop
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery 
  • Tumour metabolism.


  • General Medical Council
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • AO Spine

Other posts held

  • Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, Leeds General Infirmary
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine and Health at University of Leeds

Insurers Mr Priyank Sinha works with

Mr Priyank Sinha works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Healix
  • Simplyhealth
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA
  • Aetna


Mr Priyank Sinha does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Priyank Sinha does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Priyank Sinha does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.