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Miss Mary Murphy

Neurosurgery

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020

About me

am a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Clinical Director for the Department of Neurosurgery at the National Hospital for Neuorology and Neurosurgery. I treat patients from around the world at five state-of-the-art hospitals in London.
I provide consultation and treatment for back pain, neck pain, and arm and hand symptoms that result from damage or excessive pressure on nerves. For those conditions I perform peripheral nerve surgery such as carpal tunnel decompression or surgery on the spinal column such as lumbar discectomy. I treat degenerative spine disease, and perform spinal surgery, as well as treating hydrocephalus.

I have specialist knowledge & experience in treating neurological tumours and brain vasculature; providing surgery for aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations (AVMs), and cavernomas. I perform awake procedures and stereotactic radiosurgery in the form of Gamma Knife and Cyberknife.

I pride myself on compassionate, sensible treatment. My caring and conservative approach with patients is to communicate my surgical diagnosis with a kind simplicity and clarity. I ensure that the patient understands all options and procedures available to them, as well as reassure the patient and their family throughout the course of decisions for their illness and/or treatment.

I hold regular private patient clinics at Highgate Hospital, the Private Consulting Rooms at Queen Square & the London Clinic Consulting Rooms. My team are always on-hand to arrange individual patient appointments, whether that be at short-notice, or where appropriate, multidisciplinary clinics (eg complex neurovascular clinics).

Areas of interest

Neurovascular intervention; Neurological oncology; Stereotactic procedures;

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Procedures completed

  • A5751

    Facet joint injection (under x-ray control) - 1 to 2 joints - (1-5)

    Highgate Private Hospital (1-5)

  • V2300

    Revisional posterior decompression +/- foraminotomy (cervical region) - (1-5)

  • T7292

    Trigger point injection/Enthesis - more than 1 injection - (1-5)

    Highgate Private Hospital (1-5)

  • A5211

    Epidural injection (caudal) - (1-5)

    Highgate Private Hospital (1-5)

  • T8100

    Open biopsy of muscle or soft tissue lesion - (1-5)

  • V2201

    Posterior decompression +/- foraminotomy - cervical region (3 or more levels) - (1-5)

  • V2543

    Revision of posterior excision of disc prolapse with undercutting facetectomy +/- decompression (lumbar region) - (1-5)

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