Mr Owase Jeelani is a Neurosurgeon specialising in the treatment of children. As a Neurosurgeon he deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the nervous system (brain, spine, nerves). He graduated from the Medical School of Nottingham in 1997. He went on to train as a Neurosurgeon and Craniofacial Surgeon in the UK and Canada as well as completing a fellowship in Toronto, Canada. He currently holds a position as a consultant Neurosurgeon at the renowned Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH). He is one of the specialty leads at GOSH and holds an Honorary Senior Lectureship at theUniversity College London.
During his surgical training, Mr Jeelani also undertook a part time Masters degree in Medical Law. He has an interest in Health Care Strategy and also managed to complete a Business degree at the world-famous business school,INSEAD.
As a consultant Neurosurgeon at Great OrmondStreet, he performs a large number of complex operations every year. He was, for example, involved in the separation of conjoined twins and was named as one of the top British Surgeons by the Times in 2011.
He specializes in reconstructive surgery of the face after trauma or when a child is born with a deformity. He is also skilled in the management of brain tumours and conditions where there is build up of fluid in the brain (hydrocephalus) or raised pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure).
Shunt insertion for hydrocephalus
Surgery for craniosynostosis: Spring assisted cranioplasty, fronto-orbital remodelling & total calvarial remodelling
Fronto-facial advancement: Monobloc Distraction Surgery with RED frame
Calvarial reconstruction (post trauma)
Posterior Vault Expansion
Craniotomy for excision brain tumour
Neurosurgery for children
Reconstructive surgery of the face after trauma or when a child is born with a deformity
Brain tumours for children
Conditions where there is build up of fluid in the brain (hydrocephalus)
Raised pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure)