Mr Robert Lee, Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

Mr Robert Lee

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

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Mr Robert Lee BSc MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

BSc MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Robert Lee

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon BSc MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Book online
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BSc MBBS FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Mr Robert Lee

Mr Robert Lee is a recommended Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

Mr Robert Lee is a recommended Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

Mr Robert Lee is a recommended Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

HCA: Profile of Mr Robert Lee

HCA: Profile of Mr Robert Lee

BASS 2019: Computer navigation for pedicle screw placements is ‘a justifiable expense’

BASS 2019: Computer navigation for pedicle screw placements is ‘a justifiable expense’

Areas of expertise

  • Complex adult degenerative disease
  • Deformity (spondylolisthesis and adult scoliosis)
  • Fast rehabilitation
  • Infection
  • Invasive surgery

Recommendations for Mr Lee

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Recommended by:

  • byDr Smita Chimanbhai Patel, GP

    Great for backs.

  • by Mr Alexander Loh, Vascular Surgeon

    Excellent spinal surgeon

  • byDr Smita Chimanbhai Patel, GP

    Great for backs.

  • by Mr Alexander Loh, Vascular Surgeon

    Excellent spinal surgeon

  • Address

    • The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

      The Waterfront Business Park, Beaufort House, Elstree Road, Elstree, London, WD6 3BS

    • Telephone or video consultation

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    About Mr Robert Lee

    GMC number: 4629586

    Year qualified: 1999

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Mr Robert Lee is an experienced consultant orthopaedic and spinal surgeon, practising at The Wellington Hospital's prestigious Spinal Unit. He specialises in treating complex cases referred from various centres in the UK, including adult degenerative disease, deformity, sacroiliac joint fusion, revision cases, infection, tumour, and trauma work. He is particularly skilled in minimally invasive posterior and anterior fusions and decompressions, emphasizing the preservation of the paraspinal musculature for quick rehabilitation.

    Mr Lee trained in Vancouver, Canada, and has advanced his expertise in computer-navigated spine surgery, using O-arm and stealth navigation. He has conducted over a thousand successful surgeries using this innovative technology.

    Aside from his clinical practice, Mr Lee is a sought-after speaker at international and national conferences, and regularly participates as faculty in courses that teach minimally invasive techniques. He has published multiple research papers and is particularly interested in studying the outcomes after minimally invasive surgery, adult deformity correction, and computer-navigated spinal surgery. Mr Lee is a fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society and the National Lead of the British Spine Registry.

    Mr Lee was appointed to The Wellington Hospital in [Year of Appointment]. His dedication to advancing spinal surgery techniques and improving patient outcomes makes him a leading figure in his field.

    Areas of expertise

    • Anterior and posterior minimally invasive fusions and decompressions
    • Back pain investigations (discography)
    • Back pain management
    • Back surgery (spinal surgery)
    • Complex adult degenerative disease and deformity
    • Complex spinal surgery
    • Computer navigated spinal surgery infection
    • Deformity (spondylolisthesis and adult scoliosis)
    • Degenerative spine surgery and spinal injury
    • Facet joint injections
    • Fast rehabilitation
    • Infection
    • Invasive surgery
    • Low back disorders
    • Minimal access spinal surgery trauma
    • Pain management injections for back and facet joints
    • Pars repairs
    • Preservation of the paraspinal musculature
    • Revision cases
    • Sacroiliac joint fusion surgery
    • Scoliosis correction
    • Spinal column
    • Spinal cord injury tumours (primary and metastatic)
    • Spinal cord stimulation
    • Spinal fusion
    • Trauma
    • Vertebroplasty

    Professional memberships

    British Association of Spinal Surgeons
    Spine Society of Europe
    AO Spine
    Medical Defence Union
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
    General Medical Council

    Articles by Mr Robert Lee

    Feasibility of patient recruitment into clinical trials of experimental treatments for acute spinal cord injury

    Health-related quality-of-life outcomes after thoracic (T1-T10) fractures

    Intra-operative cone-beam CT (O-arm) and stereotactic navigation in acute spinal trauma surgery

    Bilateral pedicle and crossed translaminar screws in C2

    Timing of surgery and radiotherapy in the management of metastatic spine disease

    The use of vacuum-assisted closure in spinal wound infections with or without exposed dura

    Surgeon-industry conflict of interest

    The correlation between coronal balance and neuroaxial abnormalities detected on MRI in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

    Use of irradiated autologous bone in joint sparing endoprosthetic femoral replacement tumor surgery

    Calcium phosphate microcrystal deposition in the human intervertebral disc

    Osteofibrous dysplasia of the tibia. Is there a need for a radical surgical approach?

    Entrusting patients with their own plain radiographs increases their availability in fracture clinic

    Osteosarcoma associated with diamond-blackfan anaemia