Mr Neil Dorward

Mr Neil Dorward


31 years of experience
22 years as a specialist

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“Excellent and caring in every respect. Highly recommended “
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  • Spinal Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Skull-Base Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3405581
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    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

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

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
    540 reviews


    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


    • Artificial Disc Replacement
    • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
    • Discectomy
    • Brain Surgery
    • Lumbar Back Surgery
    • Spinal Decompresson
    • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Laminectomy
    • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
    • Nerve Root Injection
    • Sciatica Surgery
    • Shunt for Hydrocephalus
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Injections for Pain
    • Surgery for Myelopathy
    • Thoracic (Back) Surgery
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    Special interests

    • Lower Back Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Meningiomas
    • Pituitary Tumour
    • Sciatica
    • Complex Spinal Disorders
    • Craniopharyngiomas
    • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
    • Spinal Pain
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
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    • BSc- London University 1986
    • MB BS- St Mary's Hospital Medical School 1989
    • FRCS- Royal College of Surgeons 1993
    • FRCS(SN)- Intercollegiate Specialty Board 1998
    • MS- London University 1999
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