Robert Lovell

Mr Robert Lovell is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in spinal procedures. He also trains new surgeons on the latest techniques and treatments.

Medbelle position

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Titles

FRCS (ORTH), MCs,MB BS

Specialisation

Spine surgery

Experience

23 years

Medical qualifications

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

Robert Lovell

Summary

Robert Lovell is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in spinal procedures. He is highly experienced and has undertaken prestigious fellowship posts, including in Australia. Alongside his NHS work and private practice, Mr Lovell is actively involved with the education of trainee surgeons and other colleagues, lecturing internationally on many aspects of spinal surgery. Further to this, he goes the extra mile in helping patients in his medico-legal and clinical negligence work, as well as talking to patient groups directly to help them. Understanding that surgery is not always the best first course of action, Mr Lovell also has a focus on providing non-operative back pain treatment. Patients describe him as caring, professional and attentive.

Positions

  • 2010 to present: Consultant Spinal Surgeon, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Education

  • FRCS(Orth) Royal College of Surgeons 2008
  • MRCS(Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001
  • MB BS University College London Medical School 1998
  • AO Spinal Fellowship Princess Alexandra and Mater Hospitals, Brisbane, Australia 2009

Professional memberships

  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • General Medical Council number (GMC) number: 4538383
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Specialist surgical interests

  • Back and neck pain, sciatica
  • Lumbar disorders
  • Slipped disc
  • Myelopathy and brachialgia
  • Facet joint and injection
  • Spinal infection, deformity, trauma, fracture, surgery, stenosis, degenerative conditions and fusion
  • Nerve root block
  • Epidural; Discectomy
  • Decompression
  • Disc replacement and degenerative disc
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Epidural
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Medial branch block
  • Laminectomy
  • Transforaminal epidural
  • Dorsal root ganglion block
  • Osteoporotic fracture
  • Spondylosis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Lumbar
  • Thoracic
  • Cervical

Locations

Gilmour Piper

10 Fonnereau Rd

Ipswich

IP1 3JP

Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital

Foxhall Rd

Ipswich

IP4 5SW

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