Mr Thomas Ember

Mr Thomas Ember

MBBS, MRCS (Lon&Glas), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by  
2 specialists

24 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall

4.8

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“The most professional, knowledgable and personable Consultant. Compassionate and empathic, as well as a true gentleman. “
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Subspecialties

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4191128
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250.00

    Follow-up appointment: £175.00

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1543 reviews

    About

    Mr Tom Ember qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School (University of London). He undertook specialist training at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (Stanmore). His Spinal Fellowship was at Great Ormond Street Hospital and The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

    His current NHS appointment as a Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon is at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children.

    Mr Ember specialises in the following procedures and techniques:

    • Injection therapies (epidural, nerve root injections, facet joint blocks, CT guided cervical nerve root injections)
    • Facet joint denervation
    • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
    • Microdiscectomy
    • Lumbar spinal fusion
    • Cervical fusion and disc replacement
    • Minimal access surgery
    • Less invasive surgery techniques
    • Operating microscope
    • Vascular access surgeon assisted anterior spinal surgery
    • Spinal navigation
    • Robot assisted spinal surgery

    Special interests

    Adult and paediatric spinal surgery, scoliosis, kyphosis, tumours, fractures, lumbar and cervical disc degeneration, sciatica, back pain, injection therapies, vertebroplasty, minimal access surgery.

    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
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Robot assisted spinal surgery
    • Spinal decompression
    • Spinal fusion
    • Spinal microsurgical discectomy
    • Spinal deformity correction
    • Scoliosis surgery
    • Spinal injection therapy
    • Thoracic back surgery
    • Lumbar back surgery
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Spine fracture surgery
    • Complex spinal disorders
    • Sciatica
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Back Pain
    • Degenerative disc disease
    • Scoliosis
    • Spine fractures and trauma
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Spinal deformity
    • Spine tumours and infections
    • Upper Back Pain
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    Medical procedures

    • Discectomy
    • Nerve Root Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Epidural
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Revision Surgery
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Spinal Deformity Correction
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spine Fracture Surgery
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Coccyx Fracture
    • Complex Spinal Disorders
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Sciatica
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Deformity
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Fractures and Trauma
    • Spine Tumours and Infections
    • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylolysis
    • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
    • Stress Fractures
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Vertebral Compression Fracture
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    Education

    MBBS, MRCS (Lon&Glas), FRCS (Tr&Orth)

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    Reviews

    4.93 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Back Pain
    5/5
    Discectomy
    1/5
    Nerve Root Injection
    1/5
    Steroid Injection
    1/5
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Back Pain Steroid Injection
    The most professional, knowledgable and personable Consultant. Compassionate and empathic, as well as a true gentleman.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Back Pain Nerve Root Injection
    Very kind and understanding. Clear explanations.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Back Pain
    Excellent, good explanation, walked through process and set expectations for development of condition.
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    Overall
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Back Pain Discectomy
    Fantastic
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Back Pain
    Mr Thomas Ember is exemplary in his field. He explains everything in a clear and concise way and is extremely understanding and shows true empathy. He is extremely professional, while at the same time has a lovely sense of humour.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 2 doctors for:
    2

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    Mr Andre Bason
    Mr Andre Bason
    Physiotherapy

    27-04-2020

    Spinal conditions, diagnostics, injections and surgery

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For procedures: Complex Revision Spinal Surgery, Joint Injection, Epidural, Discectomy, Lumbar Back Surgery, Spinal Decompresson, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Dr Serge Nikolic
    Dr Serge Nikolic
    Pain Management

    23-08-2020

    Mr Thomas Ember is an outstanding spinal surgeon who has patients' wellbeing at the heart of all he does. His medical knowledge and surgical skills are exemplary as is his bedside manner. I have no hesitation in strongly recommending him.

    For specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
    For conditions: Back Pain, Upper Back Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Deformity, Spine Fractures and Trauma, Degenerative Disc Disease, Complex Spinal Disorders
    For procedures: Spinal Fusion, Thoracic (Back) Surgery, Spinal Deformity Correction, Lumbar Back Surgery, Scoliosis Surgery, Spinal Decompresson, Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague

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