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Khai Lam

Mr Khai Lam

B Med Sci, BM BS, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Orth)

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Sub-Specialties
  • Paediatric Orthopaedics, Spinal surgery
Fixed Price Packages

About

  • Biography icon plus

    Mr Lam qualified from Nottingham University and completed his spinal surgery training at the Centre for Spinal Surgery and Studies, Nottingham. He completed his spinal fellowship training after visiting a number of renowned European spinal centres of excellence.

    Mr Khai Lam is a highly qualified practicing spinal surgeon who has implanted more than 1000 spinal disc replacements since 2004. He is considered a key opinion leader and reference centre for spinal disc replacement surgery, minimal anterior access surgery (MASS), extra-lateral interbody fusion (XLIF), minimally invasive surgery (MISS), revision spine surgery and complex spinal deformities. He is a regular trainer of many visiting spinal surgeons from all around the globe.

    His work is covered in over 100 published scientific papers and presentations both nationally and internationally. Mr Lam receives tertiary spinal referrals from a regional population of 10 million people. He continues to be a regular visiting Professor to and treats many patients from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Kuwait, and Qatar.

    Mr Khai Lam is the UK’s first surgeon to be trained on the ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System and proud to be leading the UK launch of this revolutionary system at London Bridge Hospital. This GPS navigation and pedicle screw placement technology is a game changer for patients with many spinal conditions including chronic back pain, slipped disc, fractures, tumours, scoliosis and kyphosis. It provides significantly greater accuracy, lower doses of radiation, shorter operating times and faster recovery. Find more information on the ExcelsiusGPS® Robotic Navigation System.

    Spinal robotic landmark procedures performed by Mr Khai Lam:

    • 1st UK robotic posterior screw one level
    • 1st UK robotic posterior screw 2 level
    • 1st European kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty
    • 1st World posteromedial sacroiliac joint fusion
    • 1st UK robotic posterior screw 3 level
    • 1st European T12-L5 minimally invasive scoliosis case
    • 1st European pen robotic scoliosis T11- iliac case, 1st UK iliac fixation
    • 1st European hybrid robotic transmuscular scoliosis case
    • 1st European single position robotic lateral surgery
    • 1st European single position robotic ALIF surgery

  • Clinical interests icon plus

    Spinal surgery, lumbar and cervical disc degeneration, sciatica, adult and childhood deformities / scoliosis, tumours, infections, fractures, inflammatory disorders injection therapies (facet injections, nerve root blocks, discography) lumbar and cervical

Practice locations

Consults at

Tuesday
ALL DAY
Wednesday
PM
Thursday
ALL DAY
Tuesday
PM PAED

Joanna’s Story: Life-changing spinal surgery

Meeting Mr Lam was a life changer. I wish I hadn’t been frightened for three years to have the operation.
Joanna

Spinal patient

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