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Spinal Surgery

The Vale Hospital, located just 15 minutes drive from Cardiff city centre, is home to South Wales’ most experienced and reputable spinal surgeons. The spinal clinic treats patients with all types of back pain, and spine conditions.

Treating back conditions and back problems including:

  • Spinal disorders including degenerative conditions of the spine (such as cervical or lumbar stenosis)
  • Disc herniations (also known as a slipped disc)
  • Scoliosis in children
  • Adult deformity and curvature of the spine
  • Management of spinal column tumors
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal trauma injuries
  • Lower back pain

Wherever possible, we aim to provide patients with diagnostic assessment during the same visit as their consultation. This includes on-site MRI for appointments at the Cardiff Bay Clinic.


Our experienced spinal surgeons, based at both The Vale Hospital, Hensol near Cardiff and at the Cardiff Bay Clinic include:

Mr Iqroop Chopra and Mr Stuart James also provide rapid access appointments, providing consultation appointments within 24 hours.


To find out more about the specialist Spinal Clinic and Spinal Surgery service at Vale Healthcare, or to book an appointment contact the Bookings office on Cardiff (029) 2083 6714.

Visit the main Vale Healthcare website to find out more about the Spinal centre and spinal service and treatments including treatment for all kinds of back pain and back problems.

Visit our Patient Information page to download information leaflets specific to your procedure


Exceptional care, expertly delivered at Vale Healthcare and Vale Hospital – Wales’ most advanced private hospital, near Cardiff

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