List of doctors and specialists in the United Kingdom

Doctors and specialists are listed here for one of three reasons: they were recommended by a coccyx pain patient; they are the authors of a relevant medical paper; or because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain. The reason for listing each one is given. If you would like to recommend a doctor or specialist, please let me know.

If there is no suitable specialist listed who is near to you, you could try to find one by writing to specialists near you.

County, Treatment Name and contact details
Avon
injections, coccygectomy
John Hardy, Consultant Specialist in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. Sport and Orthopaedic Clinic, Spire Hospital Bristol, 3 Redland Road, Bristol, Avon, BS6 6UT. Tel 0117 3171793, Fax: 0117 973 8678. www.johnhardy.co.uk/. Surgeon trained by Chris Wray (see West Yorkshire). Also practices in London - see London entries.
Berkshire
nerve block, pain management, ganglion impar block
Dr Deepak Ravindran. Berkshire Pain Clinic, Spire Dunedin Hospital, 16 Bath Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 6NS. Phone 0330 330 7246. Website: www.berkshirepainclinic.co.uk. Email:info@berkshirepainclinic.co.uk Recommended by a patient.
Berkshire
coccygectomy
Mr Mark Bloomfield, orthopedic surgeon working near Windsor, Staines and Chertsey, Berkshire. Email: m.bloomfield@1webhost.co.uk. See his comments about treatment of coccydynia.
Buckingham-shire
manual treatments
Per Kleberg BSc, DC, FRCC (Ortho.) and Jatinder Benepal. Isis Chiropractic at locations in Aylesbury, Milton Keynes and Northampton: Milton House, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, HP19 8EL, telephone 01296-489231; ISIS House, 50 Tilers Road, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes, MK11 3EA, telephone 01908-307075; Royal Terrace, Barrack Road, Northampton, NN1 3RF, telephone 01604-460200. Website: www.isischiropractic.co.uk. Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain.
Buckingham-shire
coccygectomy
Mr Floyd, The Saxon Clinic, Milton Keynes Chadwick Drive, Saxon Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK6 5LR. 01908 665533. See www.bmihealthcare.co.uk. See Jackie's story
Cheshire
spinal surgery, including sacrococcygeal repair and coccygectomy
Mr Ian Shackleford, Spinal Consultant, Spire Cheshire Fir Tree Close, Stretton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4LU. Telephone number to make a private appointment: 0845 602 2500. Private secretary telephone number: 01925 215041. Email: shacksbacks@mac.com. See Cathy's story.
Cheshire
manual treatments
Dr David Cooper, MChiro, DC. Sure Health Chiropractic, Warrington. 07988 631099. See www.sure-health.co.uk. Email: dcooper@sure-health.co.uk. Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain.
Cheshire
manual treatment
See Lancashire, Dr Scott Middleton.
Cumbria
injections, coccygectomy
Mr Nallapuneni Venkata Suresh Kumar, orthopaedic surgeon. Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7RG. Telephone 01539 732288. Website www.uhmb.nhs.uk/hospitals/westmorland-general-hospital. Email: trusthq@mbht.nhs.uk. See Zoe's story, David's story.
Devon
coccygectomy
Mr. Mike Hutton, orthopaedic surgeon. Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW. Website: www.rdehospital.nhs.uk. See Marie-Anne's story.
Devon
manual treatments
Luke Hickling, Chiropractor. Exe Chiropractic Clinic, 45-47 Fore Street, Heavitree, Exeter, EX1 2QN. Telephone: 01392 690200. Website: www.exeter-chiropractor.co.uk/. Email: info@exechiropractic.co.uk. Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain.
Devon
coccygectomy
Mr Daniel Chan, orthopaedic surgeon, MBBCh, FRCS. Royal Devon & Exeter hospital. See Anonymous's story
Devon
manual treatment
Dr Michael J Elliott, Shiphay Chiropractic Clinic, 55 Cadewell Lane, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 7ER, UK. Email: DrElliott@painbusters.co.uk. See his comments about treatment of coccydynia.
Down, Northern Ireland
treatment of pilonidal cyst
Gidwani AL, Murugan K, Nasir A, Brown R. Department of Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry BT35 8DR, Northern Ireland, UK. Email: gidwanianand@hotmail.com. Authors of a paper on the treatment of pilonidal cyst.
Dundee City
coccygectomy
Mr Benedict Clift, Orthopaedic surgeon. Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, DD1 9SY. See Karen's story.
Durham
coccygectomy
Mr Bhattia, a member of Mr Krishna's team at the Spinal Unit, University Hospital of North Tees, Hardwick Road, Stockton-on-Tees. TS19 8PE. UK. Email: kspine@gmail.com. Tel- 01642 624193, Fax- 01642 624814. See www.spinalunit.org and Michelle's story.
Edinburgh
coccygectomy
John G Burke. Consultant Orthopaedic (Spinal) Surgeon. Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Little France, Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, EH16 4SU. Recommended by a patient.
Essex
injections, manipulations, coccygectomy
Mr Rabi Khazim from the Wellesley Hospital Southend on Sea. 01702 462 944. See www.spirehealthcare.com. See Judith's story
Essex
coccygectomy
Professor Dowell, Broomfield Hospital, Court Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7ET. Tel: 0844 822 0002, Fax: 01245 514 675. See Broomfield Hospital. See Lisa's story
Hertfordshire
coccygectomy
Mr P Dyson, surgeon, St Albans, Hertfordshire (NHS). Also does private treatment, including in London - telephone 01525 875388. See John Lang's story, also recommended by another patient.
Lancashire, Merseyside
manual treatment
Gareth Horrocks of Horrocks Chiropractic. Mobile chiropractor, Tel 07005 947 147. Email: info@horrockschiropractic.com. See www.horrockschiropractic.com. See Michelle's story.
Lancashire
manual treatment
Dr John Parsons, DC BSc (Chiro). 106, Hough Lane, Leyland (near Preston) Lancashire, PR25 2YB, 01772 431133. Email john@parsons-chiro.co.uk. Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain.
Lancashire, Cheshire
manual treatment
Dr Scott Middleton, Salford Chiropractic Clinic, Sorrel Bank House, 23 Bolton Road, Salford M6 7HL, Tel: 0161 736 9855, Fax: 0161 925 0300, and Wilmslow Chiropractic Clinic, 15 Lindow Parade, Chapel Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5JL, Tel 01625 531164, Fax: 01625 549616 [see Dr Middleton's description of his experience]. Recommended by an anonymous patient, and see John Lang's story, Karen's story.
London
manual treatment
Dr Michael Durtnall [chiropractor] DC, Master of science in Performing Arts Medicine UCL, Fellow of the Royal College of Chiropractors (Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Section), Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Chairman: Sayer Back Pain Clinics, London. Tel: 0207 937 8978. Website: www.sayerclinics.com, email: mail@sayerclinics.com. See his account of treating this condition, a presentation on Manipulation for coccydynia, and the personal experiences of Helen Buckthorp, Anonymous, Lee, Becky, Mel, Monica, Kim (1), Kim (2), Chris, Pauline, Adam, Debbie Dale, Vijay, Alan, Amanda, Nicole, Katy, Maureen, Justin, Mary, Duncan, Lorette, Caroline, John McCarthy, Bethan, Caroline, Margaret, Sue, Eileen, Hunter, Laila, David, Galina, Edel, Virginia, Clare, Anonymous, Awais, Kerry, Generale, Generale's story in Italian, Lee, Anonymous, Krissi, Sam, Emma, Jo, Ripal, Matthew, Laura, Anonymous, Emma, Leon, Anonymous, Peter, Tony, Darna, Mary, Anonymous, Steven, Anonymous, Antje, Sue, Lorna, Debora, Iman, Angela, Ant, Mark, Maria, Anonymous, Aimee, Tracey, Vania, Vania (in Italian), Anonymous, Sally, Barbara, Anonymous, Mark, Lucy, Sandy, Xavier, Maria, Anonymous, Marie, Malika, Frederick, Husain, Karen.
London
injections, coccygectomy
Adam Way MSc, FRCS (Orth). The Lister Hospital, Chelsea Bridge Road. See Adam Way's listing for Surrey for details. Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain.
London
manual treatment
Caragh Pittam, female chiropractor, Chiswick and Hammersmith Clinic, 3 Pleydell Avenue, Stamford Brook, London W6 0XX. Tel 0208 741 3556. Also Ealing Clinic, 63 The Grove, Ealing Broadway, London W5 5LL. Tel 0208 566 2223. Also Harley Street Clinic, 126 Harley Street, London W1G 7JS. Tel 0208 810 1715. See www.chiswickchiropracticclinic.co.uk. Email: info@chiswickchiropracticclinic.co.uk. Recommended by a patient, and see Yasmin's story
London
manual treatment
Darren Chandler, Bow Osteopathy & Sports Injury Clinic, 420 Roman Road, Bow, London, E3 5LU. Tel: 07983 588 427, www.thechandlerclinic.com, Email info@thechandlerclinic.com See Amanda's story.
London
neuropathic pain treatment
Dr S Kothari. Pain Management Centre, St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK. Email: sandeshakothari@hotmail.com. Author of paper on treatment of coccydynia.
London
injections, coccygectomy
John Hardy, Consultant Specialist in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. Sport and Orthopaedic Clinic, Cromwell Hospital, Cromwell Road, London. SW5 0TU. Tel 0117 3171793, Fax:0207 460 5555. www.johnhardy.co.uk/. Surgeon trained by Chris Wray (see West Yorkshire). See Ig's story. Also practices in Bristol - see Avon entries.
London
pain management, nerve block
Dr Andrew Baranowski, The Pain Management Centre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square WC1N 3BG. Recommended by a patient.
London
manual treatment
Dr. Robert Griffiths, Chiropractor. Chairman - Pro Performance Clinics Kensington (020 7168 2471) and The City (020 7374 6181). (Previously worked at Sayer Clinics). Website: www.ProPerformanceClinics.com, email info@ProPerformanceClinics.com. See John's experience, Janine Hoggins's experience, Andrea's experience, Hilary's experience, Kathy's experience, Anonymous's experience, Aidan's experience, Peter's experience, Jana's experience, Emma's experience, Tracy's experience.
London
coccygectomy
Mr Stewart Tucker, orthopedic surgeon. Private consultations at The Wellington Hospital, Wellington Place, London, NW8 9LE, telephone 020 7483 5500. Also under NHS at Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 4LP. Telephone 020 8954 2300. See Louise's story, Gill's story.
London
coccygectomy
See Hertfordshire, Mr P Dyson
London
manual treatment
Dr Watkin, 30 A Wimpole St, London, W1M 7AE, 0207 486 8684 [orthopedic doctor]. Recommended by a patient.
London
manual treatment
Mr Sandler, a tutor at the British School of Osteopathy, practice address: Chingford Osteopaths, 64 Station Road, Chingford, London E4. Telephone 0208 529 0815. Also at the Portland Hospital, 214 Great Portland Street, London W1. Telephone 07659 59 3509. Email: s.sandler@blueyonder.co.uk. Recommended by an anonymous patient, and see Susie's experience, Jean's experience, Fiona's experience, Jackie's experience, Kate's experience.
London
manual treatment
Mr Bruce Dyson, Chingford Osteopaths, 26A Station Road, Chingford, London. Telephone 020 8350 0815 [osteopath] (Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain).
Merseyside
coccygectomy
Mr M P Manning, who has a private practice at Fairfield Hospital, St Helens and also at St Helens and Whiston Hospital, Merseyside. [coccygectomy]. Recommended by a patient.
Middlesex
ganglion impar block
Dr David Connell: Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore, Middlesex, UK. Author of a paper on treatment of coccydynia.
Northampton-shire
manual treatments
Per Kleberg BSc, DC, FRCC (Ortho.) and Jatinder Benepal. Isis Chiropractic, Northampton. See entry under Buckinghamshire.
North Yorkshire
coccygectomy
Mr Charles McLaren, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, York Hospital, Wigginton Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 8HE. See Michelle's experience.
Oxfordshire
external and internal manipulation
The McTimoney College of Chiropractic, McTimoney House, 1 Kimber Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1BZ. Telephone 01235 523336. Website: www.mctimoney-college.ac.uk/clinic. Email reception@mctimoney-college.ac.uk The college offers reduced-rate chiropractic treatments, including coccyx manipulation where appropriate, by final-year students under supervision. Suggested by a student at the college.
Oxfordshire
injections, coccygectomy
Dr J Wilson-MacDonald, St Luke's Hospital, Latimer Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7PF, UK. Telephone 01865 228886, Fax 01865 744455 [corticosteroids, coccygectomy] See Jon Miles's experience, Kathy's experience.
Renfrewshire
coccygectomy
Mr Cartlidge, Alexandria Hospital, Paisley. See Mary's story.
Shropshire
coccygectomy
Balain B, Eisenstein SM, Alo GO, Darby AJ, Cassar-Pullicino VN, Roberts SE, Jaffray DC. Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, United Kingdom. Authors of paper on coccydynia and see Sue's story,
South Ayrshire
manual treatment
Dr Jan de Vries. Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland. See www.jandevrieshealth.co.uk and Alan Palmer's story, Anonymous's story, Cathie's story
South Yorkshire
coccygectomy
Mr S H Ali, orthopedic surgeon at Rotherham General Hospital, in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. See Paulina's story.
Suffolk
manual treatment
Jonathan Kettle, Bury Osteopaths, Bury St Edmunds, in Suffolk (UK). See Marianne's story.
Suffolk
coccygectomy
Mr David Sharp, Consultant Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgeon, The Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 5PD. See Mark W's story. Also recommended by another patient.
Surrey
injections, coccygectomy
Adam Way MSc, FRCS (Orth). Email: adamcway@hotmail.com. Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 7UJ. Telephone 01276 604604. Website: www.frimleypark.nhs.uk. Also at Spire Clare Park Hospital, Crondall Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5XX. Telephone 01252 850 216. Website: www.spirehealthcare.com/clarepark. Also at The Lister Hospital, Chelsea Bridge Road, London SW1W 8RH. Telephone: 020 7730 7733. Website: www.thelisterhospital.com. Listed here because they have informed coccyx.org that they have success in treating coccyx pain.
Surrey
manual treatments
Alain Michelotti D.C., F.R.C.C., M.C.S.P. Guildford Chiropractic Centre, 200 London Road, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7JS. Telephone: 01483 562830. Website: www.guildfordchiropractic.co.uk. Email: info@guildfordchiropractic.co.uk. See Amy's story, Patricia's story, Anonymous's story.
Surrey
coccygectomy
Mr Mark Thomas FRCS Orth. Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Camberley, GU16 7UJ. Telephone: 01276 604 604.. See www.surreyspine.com/markthomas.html. Recommended by a patient.
Surrey
coccygectomy
Dr G Howell, surgeon who works at Mayday NHS hospital, Croydon and Shirley Oaks private hospital, Croydon. See Amy's story.
West Midlands
coccygectomy
Mr Spillsbury, Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP. Tel- 0121 685 4000. See Kim's story, Nikolette's story.
West Yorkshire
coccygectomy
Mr. Abhay Rao, Orthopaedic Surgeon. Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, 2 Leighton Street, LS13EB Leeds, West Yorkshire. Also Spire Leeds Hospital, Jackson Avenue, Roundhay, LS81NT Leeds, West Yorkshire. Also St James's University Hospital, Beckett Street, LS97TF Leeds, West Yorkshire. See Rachel's story, Mike' story.
West Yorkshire
coccygectomy
Mr Philip Deacon, Spire Methley Park Hospital, Methley Lane, Methley, Leeds, LS26 9HG. 01977 664217. See www.spirehealthcare.com. See Bill Hanley's story. Note: as of 2013-11-08, Mr Deacon is no longer listed as a member of staff at Spire Methley Park Hospital.
West Yorkshire
injections, coccygectomy
C. C. Wray, Department of Orthopaedics, Airedale General Hospital, Skipton Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD20 6TD, UK. See Coccydynia. Aetiology and treatment and Maggie's story, Diane's story.

Some people in the UK have crossed the English channel to see the world expert in this condition in Paris, Dr Maigne, and reported successful treatment. See Specialists in France.

What is coccydynia? | Investigation and diagnosis | Treatment | Coping with coccyx pain | Find a doctor or specialist

Medical papers | Personal experiences | Links to other sites | Support groups | Site map