Mr Wai Weng Yoon


BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

GMC number: 4739579

Practising since: 2000


Orthopaedic surgery

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Mr Yoon is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon appointed at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.  He graduated from University College London and The Middlesex Hospital, training in Orthopaedic Surgery on the prestigious Royal London Hospital Programme. He completed his Orthopaedic training in 2012 and undertook (post-CCT) dual complex Spine fellowship training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia working with the top Australian spinal surgeons. 

Mr Yoon has conferred the Charles Manning award for his work on early onset scoliosis in 2013

Mr Yoon is available to see all spinal problems including lumbar spine disorders, spinal surgery, back pain, sciatica, spinal infection, spinal tumour, neck surgery, cervical pathology, and neck pain, microdiscectomy and minimally invasive spinal surgery.

He specialises in paediatric and adult deformities and is a member of the British Scoliosis Society and Scoliosis Research Society.

He is chief investigator for the NIHR Magec rods Metallosis trial in Early Onset Scoliosis and Principle Investigator on the NIHR BOOST trial - Better Outcomes for Older people with Spinal Trouble.

Special interests

  • Lumbar spine disorders
  • Spinal surgery
  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal infection
  • Spinal tumour
  • Neck surgery
  • Cervical pathology
  • Neck pain
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Other interests

Paediatric and Adult Deformity (Scoliosis and Kyphosis) - No peadiatric facilities at Nuffield Health St Bartholomew's Hospital.

Personal interests

Golf, Skiing, Rugby.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Wai Weng Yoon at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Epidural anaesthetic
  • Nerve blocks
  • Dorsal root ganglion block

Locations Mr Wai Weng Yoon works with

Related experience


Mr Yoon has an extensive research portfolio see website 


  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Spine Society of Europe
  • North American Spine Society
  • British Scoliosis Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society

Other posts held

  • University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust & Queens Medical Centre (Nottingham) (Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon)

Insurers Mr Wai Weng Yoon works with

Mr Wai Weng Yoon works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • AXA Health


Mr Wai Weng Yoon does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Wai Weng Yoon does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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