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Mr Kasis completed his basic surgical training in Guy’s/St Thomas’ and St Mary’s Hospitals in London in 2001, and then obtained a research MD degree in orthopaedics at the University of Sheffield.
Mr Kasis completed his higher orthopaedic training in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and went on to complete a spinal fellowship in the Gold Coast Spine Unit in Australia with Dr Matthew Scott-Young.
Being competent in all approaches to the spine (operating from both the front and back) to treat a wide variety of spinal conditions, as well as current concepts of treatment of the spine, Mr Kasis strives to match the patient’s condition with the most appropriate technology available through approaches that are less invasive.
Areas of interest
Adult degenerative spine; low back pain in adults; anterior lumbar spine surgery for back pain; disc degeneration; anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF); lumbar disc replacement; leg pain from disc bulge or prolapse; lumbar spine injections for back and leg pain; vertebral slip in the lumbar spine (spondylolisthesis).
- Ashleigh Hart
- Department of Orthopaedic Wansbeck General Hospital Woodhorn Lane Ashington NE63 9JJ
- 01670 529708
- 07880 220170
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Christopher Coe Fee Assured
- Dr Praveen Kalia Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon in Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust
- FRCS trau and Orth Royal College of Glasgow 2009
- Spine fellowship Gold Coast Spine unit/Australia 2011
Reference number 5195009
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians of Glasgow
Member of the British Association of Spine Surgeons
Member of the North American Spine Society
Member of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.