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 was conferred the Charles Manning award for his work on early onset scoliosis 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, neck pain, microdiscectomy and minimally invasive spinal surgery.
He has a special interest in paediatric and adult deformity 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.
- Lumbar spine disorders
- Spinal surgery
- Back pain
- Spinal infection
- Spinal tumour
- Neck surgery
- Cervical pathology
- Neck pain
- Minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Paediatric and Adult Deformity (Scoliosis and Kyphosis)
Golf, Skiing, Rugby
Treatments and tests offered by Mr Wai Weng Yoon at Nuffield Health
- Spinal fusion
- Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
- Dorsal root ganglion block
- Epidural anaesthetic
- Epidural injection for pain relief
- Facet joint injections
- Lumbar discectomy
- Lumbar sympathetic blocks
- Nerve blocks
- Trigger Point Injections
- Head and neck surgery
- X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
- Image guided joint injections
Mr Yoon has an extensive research portfolio see website https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wai_Yoon
- 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 post 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
- Vitality Health (Pru Health)
- AXA PPP Healthcare
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.