Mr Darren Lui

Mr Darren Lui

LRCP & SI, MB, BAO, BCh, MRCS, MCh, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

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1 specialist

5 years of experience
5 years as a specialist


  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7499111
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    Practices worked at

    HCA UK at The Shard

    St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9BS
    371 reviews

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    655 reviews


    Mr Darren Lui is a Fellowship Trained Deformity and Complex Spinal Surgeon at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and he also sees patients privately, including at The London Bridge Hospital.  His  expertise covers a wide range of procedures, from revision, anterior and complex spinal surgery to failed back syndrome, scoliosis and kyphosis surgery. He also has a specialist interest in oncology, including the treatment of primary spine tumours, metastases of the spine and balloon and radiofrequency kyphoplasty. He also sees patients with more straightforward problems including back and leg pain (sciatica).

    Mr Lui has worked as a Spinal Fellow in hospitals in Hong Kong, Ireland and England and was appointed as a consultant in 2016, working at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, before moving to join St George's.

    He graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2001 and then undertook a Masters degree in laboratory-based science. This involved studying the role of insulin as an anti-inflammatory agent and its potential for treatment. He has made over 100 podium presentations and produced 25 peer-reviewed publications in addition to supervising two Masters’ degrees in Science. Mr Lui also retains a keen interest in research including into trauma and orthopaedics as well as spine surgery. Mr Lui alao enjoys teaching and sharing his knowledge with others.



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    Medical procedures

    • Spinal Surgery
    • Spinal Oncology
    • Revision Surgery
    • Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Selective thoracic fusion
    • Spinal Cord Surgery
    • Balloon and radiofrequency kyphoplasty
    • Bracing



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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Sciatica
    • Fractures
    • Spine Cancer
    • Adult Scoliosis
    • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
    • Early Onset Scoliosis
    • Failed Back Syndrome
    • Paediatric Deformity
    • Kyphosis
    • Scheuremann's Disease



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    • LRCP & SI, MB, BAO, BCh - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - 2001
    • MRCS - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - 2004
    • MCh - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - 2008
    • FRCS (Tr & Orth) - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - 2013


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    Recommended by 1 doctor for:

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Mr Mohamed Abdelhamid
    Mr Mohamed Abdelhamid
    General Surgery


    Excellent spinal surgeon. Very enthusiastic and super keen about his patients.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Complex spinal disorders
    For procedures: Spinal decompresson
    Connection: Is a colleague
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