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Mr Jaykar Panchmatia

Consultant Spine Surgeon

MA (Cambridge), MPH (Harvard), MB BChir (Cambridge), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Practices at: Hendon Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Jaykar Panchmatia is a Consultant Spine Surgeon at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London. He has undertaken both orthopaedic and neurosurgical training. Mr Panchmatia will work with you to design a personalised treatment plan to help you meet your goals and objectives.
Mr Panchmatia studied Medicine at Cambridge University, which included an attachment at Yale University, USA. He furthered his education as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University, USA, and was a visiting scholar at the Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, USA. Mr Panchmatia was subsequently awarded a Spine Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA.
Mr. Panchmatia is focused on providing you with an accurate diagnosis, evidence-based treatment, and prompt, compassionate care. Mr Panchmatia's patient-centred approach involves collaborating with you on your treatment options, which may include physiotherapy, pain medications, spine injections, and spine surgery.
Following your appointment, Mr. Panchmatia will provide you with a report describing your diagnosis; his findings on performing a neurological and orthopaedic examination; the results of all your investigations including MRI scans; the treatment options available to you; and the evidence base for your personalized treatment plan.


  • Robert Jones gold medal and British Orthopedic Association prize
  • Fulbright scholarship
  • Cambridge University's Oon Khye Beng Ch'hia Tsio studentship
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England's Circle Health Group prize
  • British Orthopedic Association's Zimmer Traveling Fellowship
  • British Spinal Presidents' Traveling Fellowship


Clinical Interests:

  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Slipped discs; herniated discs
  • Stenosis
  • Injection therapies (coccyx injections; epidurals; facet joint injections; medial branch blocks; nerve root blocks)
  • Microscopic surgery
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal deformity including spondylolisthesis
  • Vertebral compression fractures/ osteoporotic fractures
  • Second opinions
  • Spinal trauma


Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Spine Surgeons
  • British Scoliosis Society
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association