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- Spinal tumours
Mr Chris Derham is a full time Consultant Neurosurgeon and spinal surgeon at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust since 2014. Following medical school training at the Royal Free Hospital, London, he completed his neurosurgical training in the Yorkshire region, and obtained a doctorate of Medicine with distinction at the the University of Leeds in the field of tissue regeneration. He was awarded the National Spine Fellowship in Leeds in 2012 for one year and later a European Association of Neurosurgery (EANS) Spine Fellowship, allowing him to spend several months in Innsbruck, Austria.
He practices all modalities of spinal surgery, including complex cranio-cervical junction abnormalities, spinal tumours, and minimally invasive approaches.
Areas of interest
Key hole surgery
Minimally invasive surgery
Complex cranio-cervical junction surgery
Spinal cord tumours
Vascular spinal cord surgery
- Susan Hardwick
- Dept. of Neurosurgery Leeds General Infirmary Great George Street Leeds LS1 3EX
- 0113 392 6612
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS trust
Tissue regenerations, cervical spine pathology, spinal cord tumours
Active outdoor lifestyle.
MBBS, MD (Dist), FRCS (NeurSurg)
English, German and Slovene
- MBBS Royal Free Hospital, University of London 2001
- MD (Dist) University of Leeds 2010
- FRCS (NeurSurg) Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh 2012
Affiliations / memberships
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.