Mr Alagappan Sivaraman

Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon

FRCS (Trauma & Orthopaedics); FRCS (Ed); FRCS (Eng); MBBS

Professional Membership

  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons

  • North American Spine Society

  • Indian Spine Society

  • All About Spines Multidisciplinary Group

Clinical Interests

  • Neck, thoracic and lower back pain

  • Minimal access spinal surgery

  • Spinal stenosis, deformity and trauma

  • Cervical disc replacement

  • Vertebral augmentation for osteoporosis

  • Coccyx pain

  • Spinal injections

His research interests include Surgical Treatment of Spinal Disorders and Biological Treatment of Back and Neck Pain.

Personal profile

Mr Sivaraman is a consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon at BMI The London Independent Hospital. During his training, Mr Sivaraman travelled extensively, working as a visiting spinal fellow in Germany, the United States and India. He completed his early training at Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital and at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, Middlesex. 

During this period he had training under orthopaedic and neurosurgical spinal surgeons. He has also published extensively and presented papers on spinal surgery at various international conferences. He also has authored in a major medical textbook.

Mr Sivaraman successfully completed his higher surgical training in the prestigious London Hospital and Percival Pott training programmes. He was appointed as consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon at The Royal London and St Bartholomew's hospitals in 2006, as part of their internationally renowned trauma units.

Mr Sivaraman’s special interests are in neck, thoracic and lower back pain. He is also involved in a rapidly growing treatment for various spinal pathologies, regularly performing minimal access surgery for disc related pathology. In addition to surgical treatment for back and neck problems, he also performs spinal injections including radiofrequency rhizotomies. Mr Sivaraman’s special interests are in neck, thoracic and lower back pain, including the coccyx

Mr Sivaraman also has special interests in the treatment of spinal stenosis, deformity and trauma, as well as providing comprehensive treatment for various neck related problems, rehabilitation and whiplash injuries. Other procedures carried out by Mr Sivaraman are cervical disc replacement, vertebral augmentation for osteoporosis affecting the spine and the treatment of spinal infections including tuberculosis.

The high quality intensive care and cardiac back-up at the London Independent Hospital ensures an ideal environment for treating patients at the highest level of complexity, including those with various associated medical problems. Operating in a private hospital with such advanced critical care capabilities provides patients with added peace of mind, whether undergoing routine or complex surgery.

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