George Verghese

Job title

Staff governor


FRCS Orth, MS, MCh, Orth, DNB Orth.

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Contact details

PA/secretary phone number: 020 8216 4373

PA/secretary email address:

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Trauma and orthopaedics


George Verghese is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital. Alongside his clinical work, he is actively involved in teaching, training and examining junior doctors, as well as helping his department on matters of clinical governance and audit.

His constant endeavour is to ensure that his patients get the best care possible. However, he is also cognisant of the difficulties facing the NHS, and for the need to keep our focus firmly on the patient, especially during difficult times.

George has a special interest in the ageing spine. The spinal treatments offered by him include spinal decompression, discectomy, kyphoplasty, dynamic spinal stabilisation, spinal fusions, minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal injections, and radio frequency treatments. His other surgical interests include trauma surgery and hip and knee replacements.

His other roles include:

  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons member
  • faculty with the AO Foundation
  • orthopaedic trainer with the London Deanery
  • clinical governance committee member
  • Stanmore ethics committee member