Mr Jonathan Lucas

Mr Jonathan Lucas

MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

32 years of experience
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  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 3292891
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £225


    Mr Jonathan Lucas was appointed as consultant orthopaedic and spinal consultant to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in 1999, then appointed as lead clinician for spinal surgery at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Evelina London Children’s Hospital in 2006. His specialist interests with spinal surgery are degenerative conditions of the Lumbar spine, Spinal Trauma, Metastatic Disease of the Spine and Adult and Spinal Deformity especially Scoliosis Surgery.

    Qualifying from St Thomas` Hospital Medical School and London University, Mr Lucas gained the FRCS (Orth&Tr) in 1998, undertaking his Orthopaedic Training as part of the South-East Thames Higher Surgical Orthopaedic Training Program. He then undertook specialized Spinal Surgical Training as a Spinal Fellow at the Centre for Spinal Surgery, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, completing his spinal training as a British Orthopaedic Association Travelling fellowship to renowned centres in the USA. He was appointed to the staff as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon to Guys and St Thomas` NHS Foundation in October 1999 and has subsequently specialised further to be a dedicated Spinal Surgeon, becoming Lead Clinician for Spinal Surgery in 2006.

    Mr Lucas is a keen teacher of both undergraduates and postgraduates being an MBBS Examiner and Chairman of AO SPINR UK. He has published widely within surgical peer-review literature and is the Editor of a major surgical textbook, Aird`s Companion to Surgery, pursuing a research interest within spinal surgery focusing on the management of paediatric spinal deformity and the surgical management of spinal metastases. 

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Scoliosis / Kyphosis corrective surgery
    • Major reconstructive surgery of the spine
    • Minimally invasive techniques of surgery to the spine
    • Adult and paediatric spinal deformity
    • Infections and tumours of the spine
    • Degenerative condition of the spine
    • Spinal trauma
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    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Discectomy
    • Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spine Fracture Surgery
    • Steroid Injection
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Children’s Joint Problems
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Growth Disorders
    • Limb Length Discrepancies
    • Paediatric (Pediatric) Fractures
    • Spinal Deformity
    • Spine Fractures and Trauma
    • Spine Tumours and Infections
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    • 1988: Qualified, St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, London University
    • 1992: FRCS(Eng) after basic surgical training on the St Bartholomew’s Hospital rotation
    • 1998: FRCS(Orth&Tr) following higher surgical orthopaedic training on the South East Thames Orthopaedic Rotation
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