Mr James Allibone

Mr James Allibone

MBBS BSc(Hons) FRCS(SN)

Neurosurgery

30 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall
4.2
Bedside Manner
4
Explanation
4.2

Top feedback

“Excellent. Pithy. And succesful!“
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Subspecialty

  • Spinal Surgery
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Consultation fees

New appointment: £280

Follow-up appointment: £180

Practices worked at

The Wellington Hospital

St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
495 reviews

The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
170 reviews

About

James Allibone was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in 2002. He was the Lead Spinal Surgeon at the Hospital. In 2007 he moved his NHS practice to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN). He is currently the Lead Spinal Surgeon at NHNN.

Mr Allibone graduated from The London Hospital College in 1989 and undertook general surgical training at St Bartholomew's Hospital. He did his neurosurgery training in North London at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

He has a special interest in degenerative disease of the lumbar, thoracic, cervical spine and spinal tumours. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the conservative and surgical management of these cases.

Mr Allibone is a member of the National Clinical Reference Group for Spinal Services and Lead Clinician of the Complex Spinal Group at the NHNN. He has led the North London Metastatic Spinal Tumour Group, and he sat on the executive council of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons. Mr Allibone presents at various national and international meetings.

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Discography
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Management of neck and lower back pain
  • Management brachialgia and sciatica
  • Spinal injections
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Disc replacement
  • Spinal fusion
  • Treatment for syringomyelia
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal tumours
  • Artificial discs
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Medical procedures

  • Spinal Injections for Pain
  • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
  • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Decompresson
  • Spinal Fusion
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Special interests

  • Spinal Pain
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Spine Tumours and Infections
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Education

  • MB
  • BS
  • BSc
  • FRCS(SN)
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Reviews

4.13 Overall Patient Trust rating
Overall Experience
Explanation
Bedside Manner
Cervical (Neck) Surgery
1/5
Cervical neck fusion
1/5
Complex spinal disorders
1/5
Spinal Injections for Pain
1/5
Spinal Pain
1/5
Spinal Surgery
1/5
Spinal decompresson
1/5
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Spinal Injections for Pain
Excellent. Pithy. And succesful!
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Cervical neck fusion Cervical (Neck) Surgery
The one thing that I really noted and appreciated was the time Dr Allibone gave me. Dr Allibone sat with me, we went through the whole procedure, all questions that I had were answered & explained throughly, it didn’t matter how ridiculous the question it was answered and wasn’t rushed. It’s important for my anxiety that things are explained in the most simplest form to put me at ease. Dr Allibone came to see me the morning of my procedure, reassuring me that everything was going to be okay, he visited me whilst on the ward, I can’t remember much but it was a wonderful feeling of his care & compassion after our journey together. I would highly recommend Dr Allibone, and would like to thank him & his team for everything that they’ve done for me.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(4/5)
Patient seen for:
Complex spinal disorders
Delighted with treatment both pre and post surgery
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Spinal Pain
Professional, knowledgeable and calm
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Overall
(1/5)
Explanation
(1/5)
Bedside Manner
(1/5)
Patient seen for:
Spinal decompresson Spinal Surgery
very competent relaxed and friendly
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