Mr Wai Weng Yoon

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

  • Specialities Orthopaedics, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Spinal Surgery, Spinal Disorders, Spinal and Neck Surgery
  • Telephone 0116 274 3753
  • Year of first qualification 2000
  • Email
  • GMC Number 4739579
  • Fax 0800 389 2315


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.


  • Every Monday AM


Current posts

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


  • 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)

Personal interests

Golf, Skiing, Rugby

Member of

  • 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


Mr Yoon has an extensive research portfolio see website 


Mr Wai Weng Yoon works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Cigna
  • 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.