Mr Jonathan Hyam

Mr Jonathan Hyam

MBBS BSc(Hons) Dip(Microsurgery) FRCS(Neuro.Surg) PhD(Oxon)


18 years of experience
6 years as a specialist
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  • Functional neurosurgery
  • Skull-base surgery
  • Spinal Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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  • General Medical Council: 6028322
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    Practices worked at

    The Lister Hospital

    Chelsea Bridge Road, London, United Kingdom, SW1W 8RH
    186 reviews

    Platinum Medical Centre

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


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

    He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at the Institute of Neurology, UCL.

    Mr Hyam specialises in treating patients with:

    Spinal conditions: including back pain, sciatica, prolapsed disc within the neck or lower spine, spinal stenosis

    Cranial conditions: including headache/facial pain, hydrocephalus, brain tumours such as meningioma, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, or tremor requiring deep brain stimulation.

    Peripheral nerve conditions: including carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve compression.

    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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    Medical procedures

    • Spinal microdiscectomy
    • Spinal decompression
    • Spinal injections
    • Deep Brain Stimulation 
    • Craniotomy
    • Carpal tunnel decompression
    • Ulnar nerve decompression
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    Special interests

    • Spine (Arthritis)
    • Sciatica
    • Back Pain
    • Prolapsed intervertebral disc
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Meningioma
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Dystonia
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Facial Pain
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    • Oxford University PhD 2011
    • Diploma in Microsurgery University of Zurich, Switzerland
    • University College London MBBS BSc(Hons) in Neuroscience 2001

    Professional Memberships:

    • British Association of Spine Surgeons
    • Royal Society of Medicine (on the Council for Clinical Neurosciences)
    • NICE
    • Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • British Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
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