Mr Ankur Saxena

Personal profile

Mr Ankur Saxena is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a sub-specialty interest in complex spine disorders. His neurosurgical training was based in Glasgow and Sheffield. He completed the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons of England’s spinal fellowship based at Salford Royal Hospital after finishing his neurosurgical training. He works at the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences at Salford Royal Hospital.

He is available for private consultations at BMI Alexandra Hospital. He offers the latest surgical and non-surgical treatments relating to all spinal conditions, neurotrauma and peripheral nerve disorders. Mr Saxena is actively involved in teaching medical students and neurosurgical trainees at national and regional level. He has published several peer-reviewed articles in medical journals and has also presented his experience at international and national meetings on multiple occasions. 

Mr. Saxena’s interests outside work include sports like cricket, football and badminton. He is a keen human rights activist and has been supporting Amnesty International for the last two decades.

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons 
  • British association of Spine Surgeons

Clinical Interests

  • Congenital spinal abnormalities 
  • Cranio-cervical junction abnormalities 
  • Degenerative spinal conditions
  • Spinal tumours 
  • Neurotrauma (head and spinal injury) 
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
  • Surgical treatments:
    • Decompression
    • Fusion
    • Cervical disc replacement
    • Minimally invasive spine surgery
    • Navigated spine surgery

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Salford Royal Hospital, Manchester

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