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Mr Dan Plev: Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, London

Mr Dan Plev - Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, London

Specialist in spinal assessment, treatment and surgery, including surgical and non-surgical treatment of degenerative spinal conditions, and surgical and non-surgical treatment of osteoporotic conditions

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Mr Dan V. Plev, MD FANCH is a neurosurgeon with considerable experience in spinal assessment, treatment and surgery. He is a graduate of Mainz University, trained in Phoenix, AZ, USA and Munich, Germany where he completed his German neurosurgical training.

He was awarded an MD for his experimental immunohistological work on proliferation markers in gliomas and meningiomas.

During his training he gained considerable experience in treating spinal disorders, ranging from degenerative conditions through to tumour work.

After moving to London he worked as the spinal fellow at the London Spine Clinic for eighteen months, greatly increasing his exposure to and experience of treating spinal conditions. Mr Plev has adopted the philosophy of managing patients in a holistic manner, utilising the least invasive therapeutic measures when possible, to improve the patients’ symptoms.


The London Spine Clinic

Mr Plev is one of two spinal surgeons practising at The London Spine Clinic , which has been established as a dedicated multi-disciplinary centre of excellence for all spinal care. The clinic aims to bring to expertise and skills of various spinal specialists in order to provide a minimally-invasive holistic treatment for their clients.


Lumbar disc replacement - Mr Dan Plev: Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, London

Treatments offered for spinal problems

  • MIS Minimal Invasive Surgery / Keyhole Surgery

  • Disc Herniation / Disc Prolapse / Slipped Disc (cervical, thoracic, lumbar)

  • Neck and Arm pain (Brachialgia, Cervical Spondylosis, Whiplash Injury)

  • Back and Leg pain (Sciatica)

  • Myelopathy (cervical, thoracic, lumbar)

  • Spinal Canal Stenosis

  • Spinal Infections

  • Spinal Tumour

  • Spinal Metastasis

  • Spinal Trauma

  • Spinal Instability (Spondylolisthesis)

  • Arthroplasty / Disc Replacement (cervical, lumbar)

  • Dynamic Stabilisation / Dynamic Fusion

  • Kyphoplasty for Osteoporosis or Trauma Fracture

  • Decompression of spinal cord/neural elements (degenerative, trauma, tumour)

  • Fusion of cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine (degenerative, trauma, tumour)

  • RadioSurgery / CyberKnife for tumor treatment


Cervical disc replacement & Facet Joint Replacement - Mr Dan Plev: Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, London

Clinical and research interests in spinal surgery

  • Assessment of patients with low back pain or neck pain

  • Non-surgical and surgical treatment of degenerative spinal conditions

  • Non-surgical and surgical treatment of osteoporotic conditions

  • Surgical treatment of disc pathology with special emphasis on non-fusion techniques

  • Surgical treatment of Spinal Metastasis

  • Disc replacement surgery – cervical and lumbar spine

  • Motion preservation and dynamic stabilisation of the lumbar spine

  • Disc replacement surgery – adjacent level syndrome in the cervical spine

  • Anterior versus posterior disc pathology - assessment and treatment

  • Endoscopy and Arthroscopy in spinal procedures


Professional memberships


Education and training

  • Guest lecturer at International Neurosurgical and Spinal Conferences

  • Regular part of faculty at Hands-on teaching courses






Neuroma - Mr Dan Plev: Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, London

Professional activities, presentations and papers on spinal surgery

  • The Osteoporotic Spine Fractures: Treatment Options.      

    DV Plev, Bone Augmentation Meeting, London, UK, June 2007
  • Cervical Total Disc Replacement: A Surgeons Perspective. DV Plev, British Cervical Spine Society Meeting, Newcastle/Tyne, UK, November 2007

  • Multilevel Total Dis c Replacement: Indication and Outcome using the Link Charite and the Prodisk Prosthesis, DV Plev & JC Sutcliffe , NASS, USA, 2004

  • Nonfusion Stabilization Techniques for Multilevel Degenerative Disc Disease: Indications, Outcome and Complications using Total Disc Replacement. DV Plev & JC Sutcliffe, Artificial Disc Workshop, Stanmore, UK, 2005

  • Use of Cervical Disc Replacement: 2 Year Follow-Up.

    Z Choudhoury DV Plev, British Cervical Spine Society Meeting, Newcastle/Tyne, UK, November 2007


Kyphoplasty - Mr Dan Plev: Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, London


Where can I get private surgery and spinal treatment?


Private practice

The London Spine Clinic

116 Harley Street





0207 616 7720 / 0207 616 7722


0207 486 4601




Realtime skype status:

My status

Availability for consultations

Monday & Friday         0900-1700

Tuesday & Thursday  1400-1900


Emergency consultations available on the same day.

Video conferencing/consultations are also available.


GMC Number:              4258508            Check this doctor's GMC registration         

Date of registration:   13 Dec 1995


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