Mr Neil Orpen

MBChB FRCS (Ed) TR & Orth

Consultant Spinal Surgeon


Fixed consultation sessions:

Tuesday Ridgeway Hospital 8.30- 18.30

Wednesday Ridgeway Hospital 08.30- 19.00

Thursday Ridgeway Hospital 14.00– 18.00

Friday Ridgeway Hospital 08.30-12.00

Friday Berkshire Independent Hospital 14.00-18.00

Please contact individual secretaries as variations to clinic times occur due to lecturing and operating commitments. Monday appointments can be arranged in special circumstances


New patient consultation £220 – £250

Follow-up appointments £180 – £200

Expert Witness and medico-legal fees charged at £250 per hour

Personal injury reports at £250/hour typically £300-£800

Fees for procedures vary. For current code-related fees, please contact Geraldine Jackson on 01793 816006 or Email Geraldine directly.

Procedures involving multiple codes are calculated according to prescribed formulae. For more information about individual procedure fees, please get in touch.

Currently all insurance policies are supported. However, regulations and policy limitations vary between insurance companies. It is important that you confirm with your insurance company, prior to proceeding with any surgery, what they will cover and what shortfalls might be applied.  Shortfalls and excesses vary between companies and are routinely the responsibility of the patient.

Consulting Rooms

The Ridgeway Hospital

Moormead Rd




NHS Secretary (Ridgeway)

Wendy Spencer

National BMI Spinal

MDT Co-ordinator

Tel: 01793 814848

Email Wendy here

Private Secretary (Ridgeway)

Geraldine Jackson

Tel: 01793 816006

Email Geraldine here

Private Secretary (Berkshire)

Andrew Capel

Tel: 0118 9028147

Email Andrew here

Berkshire Independent Hospital

Swallows Croft
Wensley Road