Ms Yee Leung

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCS (Tr & Ortho)

GMC number: 4401557

Practicing since: 1998

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Thursday AM
  • Overview

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0300 1311418

About

Ms Leung completed her higher surgical training in orthopaedics on the Trent rotation and completed two and a half years of further specialist training in spinal surgery at Nottingham University NHS Trust and the University of Hong Kong, Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital under Professor Luk.

Other interests

General Spinal Procedures covering the whole spine from the neck to the lower back including:

  • Fusions
  • Decompressions
  • Discectomies
  • Spinal injections (nerve root blocks, paravertebral blocks and caudal epidurals)
  • Degenerative adult deformity and cervical disc replacements

Personal interests

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Racquet sports
  • Skiing
  • Looking after her two little boys and her husband

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Hakka)
  • English

Treatments and tests offered by Ms Yee Leung at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Manipulation under anaesthesia (MUA)
  • Removal of spinal hardware
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Facet joint injections
  • Medial facetectomy
  • Bone Graft
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Osteotomy
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Nerve surgery
  • X-Ray Guided Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Laminectomy
  • Interspinous implant
  • Epidural injection for pain relief
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Image guided joint injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • Spinal fusion
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Dorsal root ganglion block

Locations Ms Yee Leung works with

Related experience

Research

Ms Leung actively participates and understands the importance of being involved in research into spinal conditions. Her main interests are metastatic spinal tumours and degenerative spinal conditions. She has also conducted research into the use of biologics in spinal surgery, neurophysiological monitoring in patients with intrinsic spinal problems and radiological imaging of spinal injuries (e.g. 4D ultrasound).

Memberships

  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons

Other post held

  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital
  • Consultant Spinal Surgeon,Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust