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.