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Consultant Spinal Surgeon

               


Contact Details:

Nottingham University Hospital
Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery 
D Floor,West Block 
Queens Medical Centre 
Derby Road 
Nottingham 
NG7 2UH

Mr Yoon's Email: WaiWeng.Yoon@nuh.nhs.uk

Tel: +44 115 9249924 / 68469 (Christine Pickard- secretary)

Fax: +44 115 9709991

 

Leicester General Hospital: Tracey Halls - Secretary Tel: 01162588839

Leicester Royal Infirmary: Claire Cattle - Secretary Tel: 0116 258 5356

 

Private Hospitals

City Healthcare Consulting

3 Russell Place

Talbot Street

Nottingham

NG1 5HJ

 

Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital

Scraptoft Lane

Leicester

LE5 1HY

Tel: +44  115 9561313 or 01623649861 (Suzanne Sale - secretary)

Fax: 01623649861

 

Training History and Professional Development:

Mr Yoon is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon appointed at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. 

He graduated from University College London and The Middlesex Hospital, training in Orthopaedic Surgery on the prestigious Royal London Hospital Programme. 

He completed his Orthopaedic training in 2012 then undertook (post CCT) dual complex Spine fellowship training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia where he worked with top Australian spinal surgeons including Professor Rob Fraser. 

Mr Yoon is available to see all spinal problems including lumbar spine disorders, spinal surgery, back pain, sciatica, spinal infection, spinal tumour, neck surgery, cervical pathology, neck pain, microdiscectomy, and minimally invasive spinal surgery, though he has a special interest in paediatric and adult deformity (he is also a member of the British Scoliosis Society and Scoliosis Research Society).

He is chief investigator for the NIHR Magec rods Metallosis trial in Early Onset Scoliosis and Principle Investigator on the NIHR BOOST trial - Better Outcomes for Older people with Spinal Trouble.

 

Awards:

Design Prize in Orthopaedics (RNOH)                       1998

Mike Freeman Prize (Royal London Hospital)            2010

Orthopaedic and Trauma Society) 2010

Charles Manning Award (Scoliosis Research) 2013

Spinal Research Stanmore (SRSt) Award     2013

Adelaide University Teaching Award       2013

 

Publications:

Vertebral augmentation for osteoporotic vertebral fractures in the 'older-old' person: experience from a tertiary UK spinal unit.

A Kumar, T Ong, L Simmonds, O Sahota, WW Yoon

Age Ageing (2017) 46 (suppl_1): i1-i22.

 

Metastatic spinal cord compression: effects of tumour type on survival.

S Aziz, S Dhiran, P Basu, J Braybrooke, O Gabbar, P Sell, WW Yoon

Spine J March 2017 Volume 17, Issue 3, Supplement, Page S18 

 

Does pre-operative MRI appearance of Lumbar Multifidus muscle predict clinical outcomes following lumbar spinal decompression for symptomatic spinal stenosis.

M Zotti, F Vilas-Boas, T Clifton, M Piche, WW Yoon, B J C Freeman

European Spine Journal Feb 2017 

 

Cervical spinal cord injury assessment based on diffusion tensor imaging.

M Czyz, P Szewczyk, WW Yoon, W Jarmundowicz, BM Boszczyk

Spine J April 2016 Volume 16, Issue 4, Supplement, Page S87

 

Improvement in unfused adjacent segment disc condition following posterior spine fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

WW Yoon, A Awais, N Willams, MD Selby

Spine J April 2016 Volume 16, Issue 4, Supplement, Pages S67–S68 

 

Metal concentrations in the blood and tissues after implantation of titanium growth guidance sliding instrumentation.

E Lukina, WW Yoon, M Kollerov, J Meshwania, D Wertheim, P Mason, P Wagstaff, A Laka, H Noordeen, G Blunn

Spine J March 2016