Mr Julian Leong
- Consultant Spinal Surgeon
- Spinal Deformity and Injury
- Spinal Research
- Specialist clinical interests:
- Spinal Deformity and Spinal Surgery
- Research interests:
- Surgical technology
- Surgical skills assessment
- Gait analysis
- Professional profile:
Julian Leong is a Consultant Spinal Surgeon and the Surgical Tutor at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore, his practice involves all aspects of spinal problems with children and adults.
Julian Leong is an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at UCL, and his research interest is in Surgical Technology and Surgical Skills Training and Assessment. He completed his PhD thesis in 'Hand-eye coordination in Surgery' at Imperial College London. (Supervisors: Prof Ara Darzi, Prof Guang-Zhong Yang, and Prof Roger Emery)
His specialist orthopaedic training was based at the UCLH/Middlesex rotation, which included Spinal Surgery training at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Whipps Cross University Hospital and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at Stanmore.
He completed fellowships at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Norman Capener Fellowship), and Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan).
He speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
- Education and training:
- Oxford University
- Royal Free and University College Medical School
- Imperial College London (PhD)
- Hammersmith Basic Surgical Training rotation
- UCH/Middlesex Rotation
- Great Ormond Street Hospital
- Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital (Norman Capener Fellowship)
- Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan)
- British Association of Spinal Surgeons (BASS)
- Royal College Surgeons of England
- General Medical Council (GMC)