Por qué es un doctor de primer nivel/Professional statement/Perché è un dottore di prim’ordine

Mr Colin Nnadi is an experienced, patient-focused spinal surgeon with a specialist interest in paediatric and adult deformity. He is clinical lead for orthopaedic spine surgery in Oxford. As a consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon, he treats all manner of spinal problems, with expertise in a wide variety of conditions, including general spinal disorders, trauma, spinal infections, fractures, and degenerative spinal conditions.

He undertook spine fellowship training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in London, and at the Norfolk and Norwich University Teaching Hospital. He was appointed consultant orthopaedic spine surgeon at Oxford University Hospitals Trust in 2008, and is currently the clinical lead for Oxford University Hospitals Spine Unit. 
He sees patients privately at the Portland Hospital and The Harley Street Clinic in London.

Mr Nnadi has performed 4-5000 spinal surgeries in his 17 years of practice, seeing over 1-2000 outpatient cases every year, and performing on average one complex deformity case a week. His approach is friendly, patient-orientated, and allows patients and their families to understand his recommended treatment course and diagnosis.

Mr Nnadi is involved in research and development in the field of spinal surgery and was chief investigator for the UK multi-centre MAGEC rods trial in early onset scoliosis. In 2011, Mr Nnadi founded the internationally renowned Oxford Early Onset Scoliosis Meeting, and he has served on several international educational spine faculties. He is a regular faculty member at international conferences on paediatric spinal surgery, and is the elected chair of the Growing Spine Committee, Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), and a member of the Paediatric Medical Device Taskforce for the SRS. 

In 2015, Mr Nnadi published a book on early onset scoliosis, which is now sold worldwide, in addition to publishing various papers in peer-reviewed spine journals along with several textbook chapters. Mr Nnadi worked to develop national guidelines on the management of thrombo-embolism in spinal surgery, and between 2016 - 2018 he served on the NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) Venous Thromboembolism Guidelines Consultation Committee. He is a trustee for the Scoliosis Association UK.

Especialista en

Spinal stenosis

What is spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the small spaces in between your spine ...

Trapped nerve

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Back pain



What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is the lateral curvature of the spine that usually occurs in children...

Spinal surgery

What is spinal surgery? Spinal surgery consists of performing surgery to correct possible structural abnormalities. &l...

Spine fracture

What is a spinal fracture? A spinal fracture is a break or collapse of one of the bones of the spinal column...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Ankle arthrodesis
  • Ankle replacement surgery
  • Back injuries
  • Back pain
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Foot
  • Hand
  • Hand arthritis
  • Hand injury
  • Hand nerve repair surgery
  • Hip
  • Hip prosthesis
  • Low back pain
  • Lumbar herniated disc
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Paediatric orthopaedics
  • Scapholunate ligament
  • Scoliosis
  • Soft tissue sarcoma
  • Spinal column
  • Spinal disc replacement
  • Spinal fusion
  • Spinal injections
  • Spinal osteoarthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal surgery
  • Spine fracture
  • Sternoclavicular joint
  • Tendon injuries
  • Trapped nerve
  • Wrist surgery

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  • Hospital of Saint John and Saint Elizabeth
    60 Grove End Road, St John's Wood NW8 9NH - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02037447590
  • The Portland Hospital
    205-209 Great Portland Street, Marylebone W1W 5AH - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02037447590
  • The Manor Hospital Oxford
    Beech Road OX3 7RP - Oxford
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  • The Harley Street Clinic
    16 Devonshire St W1G 7AF - London (Central London)
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Early warning signs of spinal stenosis
Back pain can be successfully managed through medication, getting enough exercise, and physiotherapy, but if you are finding that your symptoms do not improve your pain could be due to a degenerative condition called spinal stenosis. In this article, expert orthopaedic surgeon Dr Colin Nnadi discusses what symptoms to look out for in spinal stenosis and how it can be treated.
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