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Professor Nihal Gurusinghe

Neurosurgery

 

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Last updated: 28 Apr 2020

Specialises in

  • Aneurysms/arteriovenous malformations (AVM)
  • Brain tumours
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine

About me

I trained in London at The Atkinson Morley's Hospital, The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases and Great Ormond Street Hospital. I was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1985.

Aside from my extensive clinic experience, I am also closely involved in the activities of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) and served as Honorary secretary from 2000 to 2004. I am currently a member of the council of the society in my role as the NICE co-ordinator for the Society. I am a member of the Surgical Specialty Board of the joint Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

I am an Examiner for the FRCS neurosurgery in the UK as well for the International FRCS.

I am the Clinical Lead for Neuro-vascular conditions at the Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Trust.

Areas of interest

Cerebrovascular surgery; Spinal surgery; Back pain; Neck pain; Cervical disc prolapse; Lumbar disc prolapse; Spinal stenosis.

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Procedures completed

  • V2542

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Fulwood Hall Hospital (1-5)

  • V2200

    Posterior decompression +/- foraminotomy - cervical region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Ramsay Fulwood Hall Hospital (1-5)

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