Mr Tim Germon



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Specialises in

  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine

About me

Tim completed both his medical & higher degree (in advanced brain monitoring techniques) as well as his Neurosurgical training in Bristol. He then spent a year as the first neurosurgeon to complete the National Orthopaedic Spinal Fellowship in Nottingham. He started in his current position in January 2001. As well as managing a busy clinical practice he is involved in research and teaching both nationally and internationally.

Graduated in Medicine with an intercalated degree in Biochemistry from Bristol University 1997
Pre-registration House Officer, Bristol Teaching Hospitals 1987-88
Demonstrator of Anatomy, Bristol University, 1988-89
Trainee in accident & emergency medicine (& surfing), Brisbane, Australia, 1989-90
Basic Surgical training, Bristol & Exeter 1990-93
Specialist Training in Neurosurgey & Doctorate, Bristol 1993-2000
National Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery Fellowship, Nottingham, 2001
Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon, Plymouth 2001-
President British Association of Spine Surgeons 2011-13.

Areas of interest

• Spinal Neurosurgery • Spinal Surgery • Spinal Disease • Back pain • Causes of back pain • Minimally invasive surgery • Outcomes measurement

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Procedures completed

  • V2540

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (5-50)

  • V2542

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • A5293

    Transforaminal epidural (lumbar) - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (5-50)

  • X3510

    IV sedation administered by operator - (5-50)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (5-50)

  • V2544

    Revision of posterior excision of disc prolapse (lumbar region) - (1-5)

    Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital (1-5)

  • V3362

    Primary posterior fusion with instrumentation +/- decompression +/- discectomy (including Graft stabilisation and all fusion approaches) (lumbar region) - (1-5)

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