John Leach


Practice manager: Mrs Deborah Brown

Tel: 0161 495 7010
Email: manchesterneurosurgery@gmail.com
Fax: 0161 491 1645
Twitter: @mrjohnleach

Mr Leach is a consultant neurosurgeon and sub-speciality lead for spinal neurosurgery in Manchester, working in the NHS at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – the UK’s busiest spinal neurosurgery centre and widely regarded as one of the top Trusts in the country.

Mr Leach’s spinal interests include:

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Navigated spinal surgery
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Improved intra-operative monitoring

Mr Leach is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Salford University and has been chairman of international teaching courses on navigated spinal surgery and complex cervical spine surgery.

Mr Leach has a keen interest in head and spine injuries in elite sportspersons and is a founding member of The Concussion Clinic at M.I.H.P (Manchester Institute of Health & Performance http://www.mihp.co.uk/)

Mr Leach was trained in medicine at Cambridge and Oxford gaining an M.A. in Neurophysiology as well as a medical degree.

Neurosurgical training was in Oxford, UK and Melbourne, Australia.

Since 2009 Mr Leach has been a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust with special interests in Spinal Surgery and Neuro-oncology.

Mr Leach is a member of:

  • The Society of British Neurosurgeons (SBNS)
  • The British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS)
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Neck and arm pain
  • Cervical discectomy & fusion
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Back pain and leg pain
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar decompression
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Spine tumours
  • Head injury and Sports Concussion