Mr James R Leggate


  • Not Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Brain tumours
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine

About me

Mr James Leggate is the Senior Neurosurgeon at the Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre. Appointed in Manchester in 1989 he has practised privately at BMI The Alexandra Hospital since 1990.
Mr Leggate trained in London and Edinburgh and is currently the Senior Neuro Oncology Neurosurgeon in Manchester specialising in brain tumours. He also has an extensive spinal and general neurosurgery practice.
Mr Leggate was recently Chief of Surgery and Associate Medical Director for the Surgical Division at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. He has served on the Counsel for the Society of British Neurological Surgeons and was the National Officer for the British Paediatric Neurosurgical Group.

Areas of interest

Brain tumours, Soft tissue tumours, stereotactic radio surgery (SRS), Spinal Cord Tumours, Spinal Surgery, Tumours affecting the spinal cord, Brain surgery; brain tumour surgery;

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Procedures completed

  • 22022

    Recording and reporting on electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG); CTS (Bilateral upper limb only) or peripheral neuropathy - (5-50)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • V2950

    Anterior discectomy, decompression and fusion (including bone grafting) - cervical region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    BMI The Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • V2542

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

  • A1240

    Creation of ventriculoperitoneal shunt - (1-5)

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