Mr Nigel Mendoza



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Specialises in

  • Brain tumours
  • Spinal tumours

About me

Mr Nigel Duncan Mendoza is senior Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Imperial NHS Healthcare trust based at Charing Cross Hospital.

Following graduation and undertaking basic surgical training he completed a recognised training programme at both registrar and senior registrar grade in Neurosurgery and following examination gained the Fellowship in Surgical Neurology awarded by the Intercollegiate Speciality Assessment Board on behalf of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Certificate of Accreditation.

He was appointed to Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1995 to Charing Cross Hospital and has 22 years experience as an NHS Consultant Neurosurgeon.

He has continued to consolidate a clinical practice by developing specialist areas of surgical interest and taking an active part in continuous personal development and continuing medical education. He has gained a wide clinical and operative experience in neurosurgery, both cranial and spinal. This has included;

The management of common problems caused by degenerative conditions of the spine, such as back pain, and symptomatic intervertebral disc protrusion of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as more complex spinal surgery for trauma, spinal tumours, and rheumatoid arthritis.

His particular area of subspecialist interest is skull base surgery caring for patients with different problems, the most common being trigeminal neuralgia, pituitary tumours, acoustic neuroma and meningioma. The team is interdisciplinary undertaking evolving techniques of endoscopic approaches and intraopeartive neuronavigation.

Areas of interest

Trigeminal neuralgia; pituitary tumours; acoustic neuroma / vestibular neuroma; spinal surgery; endoscopic skull base surgery; general neurosurgery

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Procedures completed

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

    BMI The Princess Margaret Hospital (1-5)

  • V2540

    Posterior excision of disc prolapse (including microdiscectomy +/- decompression) - lumbar region (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Charing Cross Hospital (1-5)

  • A0380

    Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) using GammaKnife or similar SRT technology - (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Charing Cross Hospital (1-5)

  • 25160

    Trigeminal ganglion radio frequency lesion (under X-ray control) - (1-5)

  • S4182

    Debridement and primary suture of wound with involvement of deeper tissue - head & neck - (1-5)

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