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Last updated: 12 Jun 2020
- Brain tumours
- Spinal tumours
I qualified from The London Hospital in 1988 and completed my general surgical training to obtain my Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and also Glasgow.
I did a spinal Fellowship at Ohio State University in the USA in 1994 - 1995. I have pursued my interest in this field vigorously since taking up my appointment as Consultant Neurosurgeon at King's College Hospital in 1998. I gained FRCS Neurosurgery in 1998.
I have also developed interests in pituitary surgery having spent time in Germany with Professor Fahlbusch and also Professor Laws in the United States. My interests in skull base surgery and surgery of acoustic neuromas have led me to forge very close links with Professor Michael Gleeson at Guy's Hospital. I am now a Member of the Advisory Board of Neurofibromatosis in the U.K.
I have recently retired as Lead Clinician of Neurosurgery at King's College Hospital. I also perform general spinecare services.
Areas of interest
Skull base surgery; Acoustic neuroma surgery; vestibular schwannoma; Pituitary tumours; Neurofibromatosis; Von Hippal Lindau disease; Spinal surgery; Back pain; Sciatica; Spinal neurosurgery; neck pain; brachalgia; facet joint pain; spinal stenosis; disc prolapse; cervical myelopathy; cervical radiculopathy; spinal tumours; failed back surgery syndrome; carpal tunnel; laminectomy; spinal injections; spine decompression; discectomy; microdiscectomy; foraminotomy; craniotomy; pars defect; pars repair; corpectomy; vertebrectomy; kyphoplasty; vertebroplasty; thoracic discectomy; spnal fusion; anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF); anterior cervical discectomy replacement (ACDR); vertebral compression fracture; spinal trauma; spondylolisthesis; metastatic spinal cord compression; thoracic disc herniation; chiari malformation; endoscopic skull base surgery; vestibular nerve section; auditory brainstem implantation; microvascular decompression; transsphenoidal surgery
- Mary Scanell
- 78 Harley Street London W1G 7HJ
- 020 7034 8708
- 020 7034 8720
Anaesthetists worked with
Current NHS consultant posts held
King’s College Hospital
- MBBS The London Hospital 1988
- FRCS(Glas) FRCS(Eng) The London Hospital 1993
- FRCS in Surgical Neurology Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the National Hospital, Queen Square 1998
Reference number 3281635
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