Consultant Spinal Surgeon
Nottingham University Hospital
Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery
D Floor,West Block
Queens Medical Centre
Mr Yoon's Email: WaiWeng.Yoon@nuh.nhs.uk
Tel: +44 115 9249924 / 68469 (Christine Pickard- secretary)
Fax: +44 115 9709991
Leicester General Hospital: Tracey Halls - Secretary Tel: 01162588839
Leicester Royal Infirmary: Claire Cattle - Secretary Tel: 0116 258 5356
City Healthcare Consulting
3 Russell Place
Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital
Tel: +44 115 9561313 or 01623649861 (Suzanne Sale - secretary)
Training History and Professional Development:
Mr Yoon is an experienced Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon appointed at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.
He graduated from University College London and The Middlesex Hospital, training in Orthopaedic Surgery on the prestigious Royal London Hospital Programme.
He completed his Orthopaedic training in 2012 then undertook (post CCT) dual complex Spine fellowship training at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London and The Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia where he worked with top Australian spinal surgeons including Professor Rob Fraser.
Mr Yoon is available to see all spinal problems including lumbar spine disorders, spinal surgery, back pain, sciatica, spinal infection, spinal tumour, neck surgery, cervical pathology, neck pain, microdiscectomy, and minimally invasive spinal surgery, though he has a special interest in paediatric and adult deformity (he is also a member of the British Scoliosis Society and Scoliosis Research Society).
He is chief investigator for the NIHR Magec rods Metallosis trial in Early Onset Scoliosis and Principle Investigator on the NIHR BOOST trial - Better Outcomes for Older people with Spinal Trouble.
Design Prize in Orthopaedics (RNOH) 1998
Mike Freeman Prize (Royal London Hospital) 2010
Orthopaedic and Trauma Society) 2010
Charles Manning Award (Scoliosis Research) 2013
Spinal Research Stanmore (SRSt) Award 2013
Adelaide University Teaching Award 2013
Vertebral augmentation for osteoporotic vertebral fractures in the 'older-old' person: experience from a tertiary UK spinal unit.
A Kumar, T Ong, L Simmonds, O Sahota, WW Yoon
Age Ageing (2017) 46 (suppl_1): i1-i22.
Metastatic spinal cord compression: effects of tumour type on survival.
S Aziz, S Dhiran, P Basu, J Braybrooke, O Gabbar, P Sell, WW Yoon
Spine J March 2017 Volume 17, Issue 3, Supplement, Page S18
Does pre-operative MRI appearance of Lumbar Multifidus muscle predict clinical outcomes following lumbar spinal decompression for symptomatic spinal stenosis.
M Zotti, F Vilas-Boas, T Clifton, M Piche, WW Yoon, B J C Freeman
European Spine Journal Feb 2017
Cervical spinal cord injury assessment based on diffusion tensor imaging.
M Czyz, P Szewczyk, WW Yoon, W Jarmundowicz, BM Boszczyk
Spine J April 2016 Volume 16, Issue 4, Supplement, Page S87
Improvement in unfused adjacent segment disc condition following posterior spine fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
WW Yoon, A Awais, N Willams, MD Selby
Spine J April 2016 Volume 16, Issue 4, Supplement, Pages S67–S68
Metal concentrations in the blood and tissues after implantation of titanium growth guidance sliding instrumentation.
E Lukina, WW Yoon, M Kollerov, J Meshwania, D Wertheim, P Mason, P Wagstaff, A Laka, H Noordeen, G Blunn
Spine J March 2016