Mr Ian Sabin

Mr Ian Sabin



40 years of experience
26 years as a specialist

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“Dr Sabin saved my life and he continues to ensure I enjoy the rest of that life to the maximum without any retrogression. Huge thanks to him.“
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  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Skull-Base Surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2553225
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £250

    Practices worked at

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    2,052 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

    St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1,440 reviews


    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


    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Brain Surgery
    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Discectomy
    • Facial Pain Surgery
    • Laminectomy
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Shunt for Hydrocephalus
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Surgery for Myelopathy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Brain Tumours
    • Craniopharyngiomas
    • Meningiomas
    • Sciatica
    • Chiari Malformation
    • Glioblastoma
    • Gliomas
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Metastases
    • Pituitary Tumour
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    • BMSc(Hons)Dundee University 1978
    • MB ChB- Dundee University 1981
    • FRCS(Ed)- Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 1986
    • FRCS(Eng)- Royal College of Surgeons England 1986
    • IFAANS

    Member of the Royal Society of Medicine, the North American Skull Base Society, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society

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