Mr Andrew Quaile

Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS (LOND) MRCS LRCP (ENG) FRCS (GLAS)

Year qualified:1978

Specialty

Personal profile

Mr Andrew Quaile completed his medical training at Charing Cross Hospital in London. Qualifying in 1978, he served in the Royal Navy and then the Australian Army as an Orthopaedic Surgeon. 

On return to the UK, he was appointed as Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for the NHS in Somerset and then as Consultant Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeon at Frimley Park Hospital, Frimley, Surrey. In 2003 he set up a private practice, Spineworks, his vision was to provide an integrated team approach to the treatment of back and neck problems. As Medical Director of Spineworks he continues to be committed to offering the highest quality of treatment and care to his patients.

Mr Quaile is also committed to education and he is regularly invited to give lectures and holds his own Spineworks seminars for both medical colleagues and allied health practitioners.  He attends courses throughout the year in keeping with continuing practice development.

Mr Quaile is a founder member of the South East Spine Club.  Their meetings provide an opportunity for spinal surgeons to present papers, discuss new advances in treatment and review difficult cases.

Mr Quaile is the Associate Editor of the journal International Orthopaedics and an examiner in Orthopaedics for SICOT.  Before Leaving Australia he was a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Queensland in Brisbane.  In the past he has also lectured at the University of Surrey and is an occasional lecturer in spinal surgery on the South Thames Training Circuit.

Professional Memberships

  • British Orthopaedic Association – Fellow
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Spine Society of Europe
  • Society of Back Pain Research
  • North American Spine Society
  • Executive Member, World Orthopaedic Concern
  • Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)
  • South East Spine Club – Founder
  • Regional Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member, Expert Witness Institute
  • Expert, 1st Tier, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)
  • Member, Expert Witness
  • Member, BackCare Charity
  • Member, Society of Expert Witnesses

Clinical Interests

Mr Quaile is a Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon who specialises in investigation, diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders in the neck and lower back. He has over 25 years of extensive surgical experience, however he no longer performs open surgery as his main focus now is non-surgical intervention, pain management and rehabilitation. For further information please visit www.spine-works.com.

Mr Quaile Specialises in

  • Assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders
  • Minimally invasive disc treatment
  • Supervision of rehabilitation and physical therapy
  • Non-operative pain control procedures:
    • Caudal Epidural
    • Lumbar Epidural
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection 
    • Discography 
    • Nerve root block
    • Radio Frequency Denervation
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection

To enquire about the treatments Mr Quaile offers or to make an appointment call 01256 377653.

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