Parag Sayal


24 years of experience
24 years of experience



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Mr Parag Sayal is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a specialist interest In Complex spinal surgery, Endoscopic Skull base surgery and minimally invasive procedures.

He is a Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London, part of the University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust. He provides private consultations and services at The Wellington Hospital & also at the Queen Square Private Consulting rooms.

Mr Sayal's practice encompasses the entire range of Simple and Complex Spinal surgery ie.

1.Degenerative spinal conditions ( patients with back pain, sciatica / leg pain, neck pain , arm pain, radiculopathy , myelopathy)

2. Minimally invasive spinal surgery including surgery using tubes and endoscopic surgery.

3. Surgery for spinal tumors , intra-dural tumors , Malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC), spinal blood vessel malformations.

4. Surgery for spinal infection, osteoporosis, spine fractures

5. Injections and facet denervation for spinal pain.

He also performs Endoscopic Anterior skull base procedures for pathologies such as CSF leak, Chordomas, chondrosarcomas amongst others with the ENT surgeons

He has a specialist interest in Cervical deformity correction, Metabolic spinal Conditions such as MPS & XLH, Tarlov cysts , craniovertebral junction pathology , Syringomyelia , superficial siderosis , spinal cord tumors and vascular malformations and Minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Having graduated from Medical school with numerous distinctions and medals, he completed his Neurosurgical training in the Yorkshire Deanery . During his training, he performed over 1500 Neurosurgical procedures including surgery for Brain Tumors, Brain haemorrhage / Aneurysm clippings , Complex spinal surgery / instrumentation and Open / Endoscopic Skull base surgery.

He then chose to take up the prestigious Sir Victor Horsley Spinal Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery , Queen square & The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore , a joint Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic spinal fellowship and this places him with the unique advantage of having expertise across the entire spectrum of Spinal surgery: Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic

He did a further 4 month fellow position at Queen square performing Endoscopic anterior Skull base surgeries and Complex Spinal tumor surgery.

He was chosen competitively for the presitgious British assocIation of Spinal Surgeons' Travelling fellowship and also awarded the Best presentation prize at the 2015 British Association of Spinal Surgeons' meeting in Bath

Mr Sayal has presented extensively in National and international Neurosurgical meetings / conferences and collaborated in over 60 scientific abstracts.

He has a keen interest in teaching and has trained Senior Spinal fellows who have gone on to become Spinal surgery consultants in other hospitals. He is the lead for Junior Dr Education.

He has been invited to deliver Neurosurgical lectures to a wide range of specialities including Neurosurgeons / Orthopaedic spinal surgeons, Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapists, Rheumatologists, Emergency Medicine, Nursing Professionals , UCL Medical students.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Spinal decompression / Microdiscectomy
  • Surgery For Sciatica
  • Tubular decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal tumor surgery
  • Anterior Lumbar interbody fusion
  • TLIF / Posterior Lumbar fusion
  • Lateral Lumbar fusion / XLIF
  • Thoracic fusion
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Spinal injections
  • Cervical Disc replacement
  • Facet denervation
  • Cervical corpectomy
  • Thoracic discectomy
  • Intradural tumor surgery
  • Spinal deformity correction surgery
  • Tarlov cyst
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal fracture fixation
  • Meningioma / schwannoma / neurofibroma removal
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine Fractures And Trauma
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal degeneration, spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Intradural spinal tumors
  • Osteoporosis
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal injections
  • Endoscopic Skull base surgery


Spinal Surgery, Spinal Surgery (Complex), Skull-Base Surgery

All procedures

  • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Discectomy
  • Complex Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Revision Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Sciatica Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Injections for Pain
  • Surgery for Myelopathy
  • Video Consultation
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Artificial Disc Replacement (Cervical)
  • Biopsy Procedures
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Decompression
  • Caudal Epidural Injection
  • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
  • Craniocervical Junction Surgery
  • Epidural
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lateral Access Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Back Surgery
  • Lumbar Decompression Surgery
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Minimally Invasive Disc Surgery (Keyhole)
  • Nerve Root Injection
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Interspinous Device Surgery
  • Spinal Microsurgery
  • Spinal Stabilisation Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Surgery
  • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
  • Ulnar Nerve Release
  • Vertebroplasty

All conditions

  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Spine Tumours and Infections
  • Back Pain
  • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
  • Sciatica
  • Leg Pain
  • Disc Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis (Spine)
  • CSF Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernoma
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Coccydynia (Coccyx Pain)
  • Coccyx Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae
  • Entrapment Neuropathy
  • Foot Drop
  • Haemangioblastoma
  • Intramedullary Tumours
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastases
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Neck Fracture
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Entrapment
  • Nerve Tumours
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1)
  • Osteoporotic Spinal Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumour
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal Metastases
  • Spinal Pain
  • Spinal Vascular Disorders
  • Spine Fractures and Trauma
  • Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension (SIH)
  • Sports-Related Spine Injuries
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Limb Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture


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Consultation Fees

New appointment: £300

Follow-up appointment: £250


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.98 / 5

Personal care received

4.95 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.98 / 5



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