Thomas Ember

Orthopaedic Surgery

29 years of experience
29 years of experience



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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

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Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Surgery

All procedures

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

All conditions

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




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

Registered with

General Medical Council: 4191128


27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

  • Monday:
    9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Tuesday:
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday:
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursday:
    9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Consultation Fees

New appointment: £250.00

Follow-up appointment: £175.00


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.9 / 5

Personal care received

4.86 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.86 / 5



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