Mr Robert Lee

Mr Robert Lee

BSc, MBBS, FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

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21 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

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“lovely, passionate specialist and explained and went through mri & xrays plus didn't push me into any further appointments - just said if I was not better by beginning of next year contact him“
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  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4629586
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
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    Specialist's working hours

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    13:30 - 17:00
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    Mr Lee's work as a spinal surgeon in Stanmore routinely involves all areas of the spine and in particular highly complex cases that have been referred from centres around the UK.

    This includes degenerative cases, deformity (spondylolisthesis and adult scoliosis), revision cases, sacroiliac joint fusion, infection, tumour (primary and metastatic) and trauma work. He specialises in anterior and posterior minimally invasive fusions and decompressions with the emphasis on preservation of the paraspinal musculature and fast rehabilitation.

    Mr Lee was fellowship trained in Vancouver, Canada where he developed his expertise in computer navigated spine surgery (O-arm and stealth navigation) and has performed over a thousand cases using this novel technology.

    Mr Lee is regularly asked to speak at international and national conferences and is a faculty member on many minimally invasive courses. He has published extensively and his current research interests are the outcomes after minimally invasive surgery, adult deformity correction and computer navigated spinal surgery.

    Mr Lee is currently the national lead of the British Spine Registry and is a fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society

    Mr Lee was also winner of the RNOH 2019 Staff Achievement Award for Achieving Excellence


    1996: B.Sc. (1st Class honours): Orthopaedic Science with Basic Medical Sciences. Awarded Faculty of Life Sciences Silver Medal

    1999: MBBS (1st Class honours) with 3 Distinctions, Fitton Prize in Orthopaedics and Proxime Accesit to the University of London Gold Medal. 

    2003: MRCS - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

    2008: FRCS (Tr&Orth) - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

    2010: Vancouver Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spine Fellowship

    2010: CCT (Certificate of Completion of Training) and Entry onto Specialist Register

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