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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
35 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

Mr Adrian Casey holds a joint Consultant appointment with The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore (Spinal Unit) and The National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square (UCLH).

He was the first Neurosurgeon in the country to be appointed as a pure spinal surgeon. His appointment was designed to bring together the two major surgical disciplines involving the spine i.e. orthopaedics and neurosurgery.

Mr Casey was previously a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Charing Cross Hospital and senior lecturer Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine. He holds honorary senior lecturer status of Institute of Orthopaedics and Institute of Neurology at UCL.

Mr Casey is a tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons, AO Spinal Foundation and Expert International Faculty for De Puy Spine. He is one of the founding Directors of the European Association Neurological Surgeons (Spine section). He is the president of the British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS).

His clinical interests include all aspects of the spine including neck and back pain, spinal stabilisation and artificial disc technology, cervical myelopathy, lumbar canal stenosis and spinal tumours.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Spinal surgery
  • Cervical disc disease
  • Lumbar disc disease
  • A spinal tumour (intradural and extradural)
  • Syringomyelia
  • Cervical spine rheumatoid
  • Artificial disc and complex spine
  • Spinal surgery
  • Cervical disc disease
  • Lumbar disc disease
  • A spinal tumour (intradural and extradural)
  • Syringomyelia
  • Cervical spine rheumatoid
  • Artificial disc and complex spine
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Neurosurgery
31 years of experience
Spinal Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, Skull-Base Surgery

Mr Neil Dorward is a Consultant Neurosurgeon based in London. He has a special interest in neuro-oncology and spinal surgery. Mr Dorward treats a number of conditions including neck and back pain, spinal deformities and brain tumours. He is passionate about the use of minimally invasive techniques in brain and spinal surgery.

Mr Dorward completed his undergraduate training at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London and he went on to train in London. He specialised in Neurosurgery and spent 2 years undertaking a research degree focusing on the technology involved in intra-operate image-guidance for neurosurgery.

Mr Dorward is a Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London and Clinical Lead for Endoscopic Neurosurgery.

Mr Dorward is interested in medical education and he is heavily involved in providing training in endoscopy to surgeons. He is also a faculty member on numerous neurosurgery training courses at the Royal College of Surgeons. Mr Dorward has a passion for research and he directs a clinical research programme with two full-time research fellows. 

 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Surgery for sciatica
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Spinal decompressions
  • Spinal fixation
  • Spinal fusion
  • Cervical surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Brain surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal tumours
  • Neurooncology
  • Brain Tumours
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
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Neurosurgery
39 years of experience
Neuro-Oncology, Skull-Base Surgery, Spinal Surgery

Mr Ian Sabin is a Consultant Neurosurgeon based in London. He is the Medical Director of the London Gamma Knife Centre at the Wellington Hospital.

Mr Sabin completed his undergraduate training at Dundee University, Scotland and his post-graduate neurosurgical training was split between the department of Clinical Neurosciences in Edinburgh and the National Hospital, Queen Square in London . He became a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Edinburgh and in London in 1986 and was appointed to his first post as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1992 at Barts Hospital, London. Mr Sabin has completed additional specialist training in Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery in Pittsburgh, Stockholm, Marseille and Cyber Knife in California.

Mr Sabin has a number of special interests including neuro-oncology, skull base surgery, trigeminal neuralgia, cervical spine surgery and minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery.

Mr Sabin has a proven track record in surgical innovation and post-graduation surgical education. His research interests include the development of endoscopic skull base surgery in the UK and monitoring techniques to aid with hearing preservation during vestibular schwannoma surgery. Mr Sabin has published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals and he has also produced book chapters for trainee neurosurgeons. Additionally, Mr Sabin was the neurosurgical tutor to the Royal College of Surgeons in England for 10 years, a Member of the Court of Examiners and a member of the Specialist Advisory Committee for neurosurgery.

Consultations can be virtual or face to face at the Platinum Medical Centre.



Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Acoustic neuroma
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery
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Neurosurgery
17 years of experience
Functional Neurosurgery

In 2004 Mr Marco Sinisi was appointed Consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in Stanmore working on the Peripheral Nerve Injury (PNI) Unit. He is a Neurosurgeon by training, having graduated from the University of Milan in 1997 and then completed his training in Neurosurgery in the Institute of Neurosurgery of Milan.

In 2002, Mr Sinisi was appointed to a permanent consultancy at the Carlo Besta Neurological Institute of Milan, a centre of excellence among neurosurgical centres in Italy, where he was the lead surgeon for the development of the treatment of surgical disorders of peripheral nerves.

Mr Sinisi holds the post of Honorary Associate Professor at University College London. His scientific work encompasses over forty nationally and internationally published scientific papers/presentations.

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Neurosurgery
18 years of experience
Functional Neurosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Skull-Base Surgery

Mr Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos is a Consultant Neurosurgeon working at multiple HCA UK owned facilities, with NHS bases at Barts Health NHS Trust, St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London Hospital. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary, University of London. He is the Lead for Skull base surgery and the Lead for Neuro-oncology at Barts Health.

His sub-specialist interests include brain tumours, skull base surgery (anterior and lateral), acoustic neuromas, meningiomas, stereotactic radiosurgery (Gamma knife), head injury and adult spine surgery. He has a particular interest in endoscopy and minimally invasive surgery.

He graduated from the Aristotle University Medical School of Thessaloniki and completed a higher degree Doctorate of Medicine at the Ruprecht-Karls University of Heidelberg after experimental research in Neuronavigation. He also graduated with a Master of Science (MSc) in Health Information Management from the University of Heidelberg.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Brain tumours
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic pituitary surgery
  • Adult spine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Head Injury
  • Brain tumours
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopic pituitary surgery
  • Gamma knife radiosurgery
  • Adult spine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Head Injury
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Neurosurgery
28 years of experience
Spinal Surgery, Skull-Base Surgery, Functional Neurosurgery

Professor David Choi is a Consultant Neurosurgeon in London, UK.

Private practice at The Wellington Hospital and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square London.

NHS practice at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London.

Professor of Neurosurgery, University College London.

Prof Choi graduated from Emmanuel College in 1989 with a first class BA degree in Medical Sciences. Mr Choi then went on to study clinical medicine in Edinburgh (MBChB).  Following this, he then completed his general surgery at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. and underwent specialist neurosurgical training at the Glasgow Institute of Neurological Sciences, He obtained a PhD in neurodegeneration, and completed specialist training at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Mr David Choi has published numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and was awarded the Hallett Prize medal from the Royal College of Surgeons, London.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Simple neck and back conditions
  • Back pain, non-surgical management
  • Back and leg pain, surgical management
  • Spinal disc surgery
  • Endoscopic surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Minimally invasive pedicle screws
  • Open spinal instrumentation
  • Craniocervical junction surgery
  • C1-2 surgery
  • Neuronavigation
  • Lumbar disc disease
  • Sciatica
  • Disc prolapse
  • Back and leg pain
  • Cervical disc disease
  • Cervical fusion
  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Neck pain
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Nerve root compression
  • Spinal tumours
  • Metastatic disease
  • Schwannomas
  • Meningiomas
  • Ependymomas
  • Spine and Clivus Chordomas
  • Sarcomas
  • Chiari malformation
  • Spinal Injury
  • Brachial plexus injury
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Neurosurgery
Recommended by 1 specialist
14 years of experience
Spinal Surgery, Skull-Base Surgery

Mr Parag Sayal is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with a specialist interest In Complex spinal surgery, Endoscopic Skull base surgery and minimally invasive procedures.

He is a Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London, part of the University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust. He provides private consultations and services at The Wellington Hospital & also at the Queen Square Private Consulting rooms.

Mr Sayal's practice encompasses the entire range of Simple and Complex Spinal surgery ie.

1.Degenerative spinal conditions ( patients with back pain, sciatica / leg pain, neck pain , arm pain, radiculopathy , myelopathy)

2. Minimally invasive spinal surgery including surgery using tubes and endoscopic surgery.

3. Surgery for spinal tumors , intra-dural tumors , Malignant spinal cord compression (MSCC), spinal blood vessel malformations.

4. Surgery for spinal infection, osteoporosis, spine fractures

5. Injections and facet denervation for spinal pain.

He also performs Endoscopic Anterior skull base procedures for pathologies such as CSF leak, Chordomas, chondrosarcomas amongst others with the ENT surgeons

He has a specialist interest in Cervical deformity correction, Metabolic spinal Conditions such as MPS & XLH, Tarlov cysts , craniovertebral junction pathology , Syringomyelia , superficial siderosis , spinal cord tumors and vascular malformations and Minimally invasive spinal surgery.

Having graduated from Medical school with numerous distinctions and medals, he completed his Neurosurgical training in the Yorkshire Deanery . During his training, he performed over 1500 Neurosurgical procedures including surgery for Brain Tumors, Brain haemorrhage / Aneurysm clippings , Complex spinal surgery / instrumentation and Open / Endoscopic Skull base surgery.

He then chose to take up the prestigious Sir Victor Horsley Spinal Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery , Queen square & The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore , a joint Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic spinal fellowship and this places him with the unique advantage of having expertise across the entire spectrum of Spinal surgery: Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic

He did a further 4 month fellow position at Queen square performing Endoscopic anterior Skull base surgeries and Complex Spinal tumor surgery.

He was chosen competitively for the presitgious British assocIation of Spinal Surgeons' Travelling fellowship and also awarded the Best presentation prize at the 2015 British Association of Spinal Surgeons' meeting in Bath

Mr Sayal has presented extensively in National and international Neurosurgical meetings / conferences and collaborated in over 60 scientific abstracts.

He has a keen interest in teaching and has trained Senior Spinal fellows who have gone on to become Spinal surgery consultants in other hospitals. He is the lead for Junior Dr Education.

He has been invited to deliver Neurosurgical lectures to a wide range of specialities including Neurosurgeons / Orthopaedic spinal surgeons, Musculo-skeletal Physiotherapists, Rheumatologists, Emergency Medicine, Nursing Professionals , UCL Medical students.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Spinal decompression / Microdiscectomy
  • Surgery For Sciatica
  • Tubular decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal tumor surgery
  • Anterior Lumbar interbody fusion
  • TLIF / Posterior Lumbar fusion
  • Lateral Lumbar fusion / XLIF
  • Thoracic fusion
  • Posterior cervical fusion
  • Spinal injections
  • Cervical Disc replacement
  • Facet denervation
  • Cervical corpectomy
  • Thoracic discectomy
  • Intradural tumor surgery
  • Spinal deformity correction surgery
  • Tarlov cyst
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal fracture fixation
  • Meningioma / schwannoma / neurofibroma removal
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine Fractures And Trauma
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spinal degeneration, spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Intradural spinal tumors
  • Osteoporosis
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal injections
  • Endoscopic Skull base surgery
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Neurosurgery
19 years of experience
Functional Neurosurgery, Skull-Base Surgery, Spinal Surgery

Mr Hyam is a Consultant Craniofacial, Brain & Comprehensive Spinal Neurosurgeon at the world-renowned National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

He is a neurosurgeon to the UCLH Adult Craniofacial multidisciplinary service with specialists in maxillofacial, plastics and ENT surgery, whereby head shape/deformity is reconstructed after surgery, injury or in syndromic conditions.

His specialist expertise includes:

* Craniofacial reconstruction and cranioplastic surgery

* Tumours such as meningioma

* Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for tumours, trigeminal neuralgia and glossopharyngeal neuralgia

* Treatment of spinal stenosis and disc prolapse within the neck and lower spine, back pain and sciatica

* Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease, tremor, facial pain and dystonia

Mr Hyam has received numerous national and international prizes and honours. including America’s Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ Resident Prize for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery which was awarded in Washington, DC.

He was awarded a PhD from Oxford University in Neurosurgery, and a Diploma in Microscopic Neurosurgery from The Yasargil Neurosurgery Laboratory of the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

He is an invited specialist advisor to NICE on behalf of the British Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, providing expert guidance on treatments across the country for conditions such as headache, facial pain, movement disorders, and spinal pain.

Mr Hyam was awarded the prestigious Arris & Gale Lectureship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The lectureship was established in the year 1646 and is still awarded in stiff competition to surgeons at the height of their career. Previous recipients include Nobel Laureate Sir Alexander Fleming.

Mr Hyam’s neurosurgery research has been published in prestigious international journals including The Lancet, Nature Reviews Neurology, and The Lancet Neurology.

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Neurosurgery
31 years of experience
Spinal Surgery

James Allibone was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in 2002. He was the Lead Spinal Surgeon at the Hospital. In 2007 he moved his NHS practice to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN). He is currently the Lead Spinal Surgeon at NHNN.

Mr Allibone graduated from The London Hospital College in 1989 and undertook general surgical training at St Bartholomew's Hospital. He did his neurosurgery training in North London at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

He has a special interest in degenerative disease of the lumbar, thoracic, cervical spine and spinal tumours. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the conservative and surgical management of these cases.

Mr Allibone is a member of the National Clinical Reference Group for Spinal Services and Lead Clinician of the Complex Spinal Group at the NHNN. He has led the North London Metastatic Spinal Tumour Group, and he sat on the executive council of the British Association of Spinal Surgeons. Mr Allibone presents at various national and international meetings.

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Discography
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Management of neck and lower back pain
  • Management brachialgia and sciatica
  • Spinal injections
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Disc replacement
  • Spinal fusion
  • Treatment for syringomyelia
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal tumours
  • Artificial discs
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Neurosurgery
22 years of experience
Functional Neurosurgery

Mark Wilson is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and PreHospital Care Specialist working at both Imperial College (mainly St Mary's Major Trauma Centre) and on London's Air Ambulance. His specialist areas are acute brain injury (mostly traumatic brain injury) and its very early management. He also specialises in IT (having developed a number of web-based referral systems).

Mark underwent self-imposed prolonged training, as an anaesthetist and a GP, before his neurosurgical career, but even now likes to maintain a broad medical interest.

He has worked extensively overseas (India, Nepal, South Africa, as a GP in Australia, Researcher for NASA and as an expedition doctor on Arctic and Everest expeditions).


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Acute brain injury
  • Traumatic brain injury and its early management
  • Acute brain injury
  • Traumatic brain injury and its early management
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