Mr Nigel Gummerson

Orthopaedic surgeon in Halifax, Leeds & Wakefield

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Mr Nigel Gummerson is a consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon working in Halifax and Leeds. He specialises in surgery for degenerative conditions of the thoracic and lumbar spine, back pain and sciatica, spinal stenosis and spinal deformities such as scoliosis and Scheuermann’s kyphosis. He privately practices at Spire Elland Hospital and is the clinical lead for the spinal surgery service at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Mr Gummerson is highly-qualified with three Oxford University certificates, a BA (Hons), BM BCh and MA. Furthermore he has a MRCS and FRCS (Tr & Orth) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He underwent higher specialist training on both the Leeds basic surgical and Yorkshire orthopaedic rotations, where he gained experience from a number of centres across West and North Yorkshire.

He completed his spinal training with a spinal surgery fellowship in Sheffield, which included a period on the visiting surgeon program with Dr Lawrence Lenke and Dr Daniel Riew in St. Louis, USA. 

Mr Gummerson is leading name in clinical education and research. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Leeds, while he has had work published in leading peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of various professional organisations including the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA), British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS) and the British Scoliosis Society (BSS). 

Furthermore, he's the lead at the Spinal Sub-network, Leeds, for the Yorkshire Regional Spinal Network Board.   

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