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"Spinal surgery doesn’t work": why send your patient to a spinal surgeon? B...

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Wimbledon Clinics

The Lodge, Parkside Hospital

53 Parkside

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Spinal disease carries a huge medical, psychological and social burden. Patient expectations continue to rise as does their access to treatments and the evidence for and against it. Mr Matthew Crocker will discuss the modern role of spinal surgeons and the factors influencing decision making for these patients. Followed by Q&A.

Fee: £20 per delegate

No. of places: 16

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•Refreshments and a light snack

•A CPD certificate for all attendees

Introducing Mr Matthew Crocker BMBCh MA (Oxon) FRCS(SN)

Mr Matthew Crocker is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Wimbledon Clinics. His area of expertise is adult neurosurgery with sub-specialist interests in complex spine surgery - including the use of metalwork to stabilise the spine as well as injuries and fractures - and vascular neurosurgery.

Matthew Crocker is also the clinical lead for the regional spinal cancer service and has a wealth of experience performing surgery for cancer that has spread to the spine, as well as for aneurysms of the brain that have either bled or are at risk of bleeding.

Matthew Crocker performs around 400 operations per year, the majority of which is spinal surgery. His principle interests include back pain investigations, spinal surgery, neurosurgery, lumbar spine disorders and pain management.

During his time as the clinical lead for neurosurgery at St. George’s Hospital, he has taken a key role in leading innovation and service development, directing the spinal cancer service to become one of the most outstanding in the south of England. Matthew Crocker is also the clinical lead for neurotrauma at St. George’s - one of the four major trauma centres in England.

Matthew Crocker also teaches medical students at St. George’s University of London and trains surgeons and consultants on the nuances of spinal surgery.

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