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Orthopaedics

Spinal Unit

Mr. James Langdon, Mr. Peter Dyson and Mr Venkatesh Balaji are Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons providing a dedicated expert spinal surgery service at West Herts Hospitals NHS Trust.

Spinal outpatient clinics are held at St Albans City Hospital, Hemel Hempstead Hospital, and Watford General Hospital. Surgery is performed at St Albans City Hospital and Watford General Hospital.

Mr. Langdon, Mr. Dyson and Mr Venkatesh Balaji treat all degenerative spinal conditions, including sciatica, spinal stenosis, spinal instability, back pain, and vertebral compression fractures. They offer a full range of surgical treatments for degenerative spinal conditions including lumbar microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, spinal fusion, vertebroplasty / balloon kyphoplasty, anterior cervical decompression and fusion / disc replacement, as well as spinal injections. Both surgeons liaise closely with both the physiotherapy department and chronic pain specialists.

Mr. Langdon has further information available at www.langdonspine.com

For NHS Enquiries please contact the following secretaries:

Anne Keane – Secretary to Mr. Langdon
Tel: 01727 897591
Email. anne.keane@whht.nhs.uk

Lynne Bregg – Secretary to Mr. Dyson
Tel: 01727 897235
Email. lynne.bregg@whht.nhs.uk

Both Secretaries are based at St Albans City Hospital.

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