Mr Andreas Demetriades: Neurosurgery

Mr Andreas Demetriades

Precision Spine Edinburgh


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Brain tumours
  • Spinal tumours
  • Spine

About me

As a neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon I deal with patients with brain and spine problems. These include patients with brain tumours, brain haemorrhage, hydrocephalus, Chiari malformations and facial pain (trigeminal neuralgia).

A special interest of mine is the spine. Spinal conditions include low back pain, slipped disc, sciatica, spinal claudication, spinal stenosis; neck pain and arm pain; numbness in the arms or hands or legs; instability; spinal tumours incl metastatic disease; intradural tumours.

The treatment options do not always include surgery, and in fact the non-surgical options are explored first. Surgical options include decompression, microdiscectomy, fusion, stabilisation; whereas emphasis is placed, where appropriate, on minimally invasive technique and motion preservation.

I have received specialised training in both simple and complex spinal procedures as well as minimally invasive spine surgery. My aim is to treat these conditions non-operatively as far as possible, but where necessary to provide the latest and most advanced surgical expertise. To this effect I have supplemented my training with post-specialisation fellowships in both neurosurgical and orthopaedic centres, both in the UK and abroad, thus obtaining a unique perspective on treatment options and techniques.

Another interest of mine is trigeminal neuralgia (facial pain) where non-operative and operative treatments options are tailored to the individual so as to increase quality of life.

Areas of interest

Spine surgery
Spinal pain
Revision spine surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Brain tumours
Traumatic Brain and/or Spine Injury

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