Darren F Lui

Orthopaedic Surgery

23 years of experience
23 years of experience



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Deformity and Complex Spinal Surgeon Mr Darren Lui is a highly trained expert who deals with the full spectrum of spinal problems, . Mr Lui is based at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and also offers private consultations at The London Bridge Hospital. 

Mr Lui's specialist areas of interest include paediatric and adolescent deformity surgery, including scoliosis and kyphosis (roundback)/Scheuremann’s disease. His surgical repertoire encompasses a vast range of procedures, which include revision, anterior and complex spinal surgery, scoliosis and kyphosis surgery, failed back syndrome, as well as treating of primary spine tumours, metastases of the spine and balloon and radiofrequency kyphoplasty. Mr Lui also helps patients experiencing more simple spinal problems, such as back and leg pain (sciatica).

In 2001, Mr Lui graduated from from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland before embarking upon a Masters degree in laboratory-based science, focused on investigating the role of insulin as an anti-inflammatory agent and its potential for treatment. He went on to complete three international spinal fellowships based at Adelaide and Meath Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital and Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, London. In 2016, he was appointed Consultant and held positions at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital before taking up his post at St George's Hospital.

In addition to his clinical practice, Mr Lui has vastly contributed to research in his field, having published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and presented over 150 podium presentations. He also supervises two science Master's degrees. His research interests include trauma and orthopaedics as well as spine surgery, and he thoroughly enjoys teaching and sharing his insights and experience with others.


Spinal Surgery, Paediatric Spinal Surgery, Bone Tumour Surgery, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Surgery (Complex)

All procedures

  • Spinal Fusion
  • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Artificial Disc Replacement (Cervical)
  • Biopsy (Musculoskeletal)
  • Bone Tumour Surgery
  • Caudal Epidural Injection
  • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
  • Discectomy
  • Epidural
  • Facet Joint Replacement
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Back Surgery
  • MRI Scan (Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan)
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Minimally Invasive Disc Surgery (Keyhole)
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Nerve Root Injection
  • Orthobiologics
  • Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Revision Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion Surgery
  • Sciatica Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Spinal Injections for Pain
  • Spine Fracture Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery for Myelopathy
  • Surgery on Lower Back
  • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
  • Video Consultation

All conditions

  • Back Pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Sciatica
  • Fracture (Broken Bone)
  • Spine Tumours and Infections
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Coccydynia (Coccyx Pain)
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis (Spine)
  • Benign Bone Tumour
  • Bone Metastases
  • Coccyx Fracture
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Injuries
  • Foot Drop
  • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
  • Kyphosis
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Myeloma
  • Neck Fracture
  • Nerve Root Entrapment
  • Nerve Tumours
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporotic Fractures
  • Rugby Injury
  • Spinal Accessory Nerve Injury
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Metastases
  • Spinal Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures and Trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
  • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
  • Stinger Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture




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

Registered with

General Medical Council: 7499111


St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9BS


27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

  • Thursday:
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

205 – 209 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5AH


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Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.95 / 5

Personal care received

4.91 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.94 / 5



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