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Mr Patrick McKenna

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

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  • Spine

About me

Patrick McKenna is a fellowship-trained Consultant Spinal Surgeon. He consults at Circle Hospital in Reading, and The London Spine Clinic in Harley Street. Surgery is carried out at Circle Hospital and The London Clinic. Injections can be administered at the Forbury Clinic in Reading.


He qualified from Guy’s Hospital in 1993 and rotated through hospitals in London during his Basic Surgical Training. He completed his Specialist Registrar training in Trauma and Orthopaedics on the Wessex Rotation from 1999 to 2005. As part of that training, he spent a year at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham as a Spinal Fellow. He is fully trained in all aspects of Spinal Surgery including cervical and lumbar degenerative conditions, tumour, trauma and scoliosis. He was awarded the Spine Society of Europe Clinical Award in 2005 an international prize for clinical research into lumbar spinal fusion for low back pain. He was a full-time Consultant Spinal Surgeon for over 10 years at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

His special interest and has extensive experience in anterior and lateral surgery of the lumbar spine, using minimally invasive surgical techniques to promote early recovery. He also performs motion preserving surgery (total disc arthroplasty) of the cervical and lumbar spine.

Areas of interest

back pain; sciatica; cervical radiculopathy; lumbar disc replacement; cervical disc replacement; Minimally invasive spine surgery; lateral inter body fusion; anterior lumbar inter body fusion; endoscopic spine surgery; spinal injections; adult deformity; degenerative scoliosis

Medical secretaries

  • Marilyn Barras
  • Circle Reading 100 Drake Way READING RG2 0NE
  • 0118 922 6902

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Procedures completed

  • A5293

    Transforaminal epidural (lumbar) - (5-50)

  • A5291

    Transforaminal epidural (cervical) - (5-50)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • A5290

    Transforaminal epidural - (5-50)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (5-50)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • A5720

    Facet or sacroiliac joint (RF) radiofrequency thermocoagulation, cryoprobe or phenol (including rhizolysis under image guidance) - up to 3 joints - (5-50)

  • A5771

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 5 or more joints - (5-50)

  • V3380

    Prosthetic replacement of lumbar disc (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • A5761

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 3 to 4 joints - (1-5)

  • A5790

    Sacroiliac joint injection under image guidance (and bilateral) - (1-5)

  • V2542

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

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • V4280

    Correction of adult degenerative or adult idiopathic scoliosis including decompression +/- fusion (including spinal cord monitoring) - (1-5)

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

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