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- Spinal tumours
I have been in post as a consultant Neurosurgeon in Oxford since November 2004.I qualified from London University and undertook my surgical and neurosurgical training in Bristol and Oxford. I was awarded the Lang Research Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and undertook my research investigating outcomes in patients with head injury and sub-arachnoid haemorrhage at Frenchay Hospital in Bristol. I have completed my term as Spinal Lead for Neurosurgery in Oxford. I am neurousergery representative for the Thames Valley Spinal Network. I am a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, British Association of Spinal Surgeons and the British Neuro-oncology Society. I am currently President of the Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland. I am on the board of editors of the Journal of Neuromodulation and Co-chair of the International Neuromodulation Committee for Conflict of Interest. My sub-specialty areas include spine, spinal surgery, spinal tumours, spinal dysraphism, neuromodulation, trigeminal neuralgia and craniofacial trauma. I enjoy spending time with family/friends, watching rugby (having previously played) and gardening.
Areas of interest
Spine; Spinal Surgery; Neck surgery; Spinal tumours; Spinal dysraphism; Chiari Malformation; Syringomyelia; Back Pain; Spinal pain; Sciatica; Spinal nerve root compression; Disc prolapse; Thoracic Spine; Brachialgia; Cervical disc replacement; Cervical myelopathy; Spinal stenosis; Arachnoid Cysts; Chronic pain (neuromodulation); Neuropathic pain; Spasticity; Trigeminal neuralgia; face pain; craniofacial trauma.
Current NHS consultant posts held
The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, Department of Neurosurgery
Sub-specialty clinics at the Oxford Centre for Enablement (Spasticity)
I have published papers on neuro-oncology, neuromodulation techniques and outcomes, arachnoid cysts and craniofacial trauma in peer reviewed journals. I have written book chapters on Spinal Cord Stimulation, Arachnoid Cysts and Management of Neurosurgical Emergencies.
I am an Investigator for the PROMISE international trial (assessing spinal cord stimulator in predominant low back pain)
I am the Primary investigator for High Intensity Frequency Ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of Saccro-coccygeal tumours
I was part of the team for the PREDICT study assessing outcome of DRG in neuropathic pain
I have published ten year outcome data for the surgical and conservative management of craniofacial fractures.
I am on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface
Watch rugby (played at medical school)
Trying to keep up with family/friends!
President of the Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland (NSUKI)
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecture, Oxford University
Advances in Neuromodulation - Spine News
Review at 5 years SCS service - 86% conversion stage 1 to stage 2, 3% infection rate, 0% mortality rate
5 year follow up of our management of craniofacial fracture management
- Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School University of London 1994
- Lang Research Fellowship Frenchay Hospital 1997
- Neurosurgery Registrar Rotation Oxford 1999
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Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- NSUKI Board Member NSUKI 2013
- British Neuro-oncology Society BNOS 2004
- Society of British Neurological Surgeons Royal College of Surgeons of England 2004
- British Association of Spinal Surgeons BASS 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Neurosurgery, 2003
Affiliations / memberships
President Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland
Member British Neuro-oncology society
Member Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Member British Medical Association
- Nuffield Health The Manor Hospital, OX3 7RP
- 08:30 - 13:30
- 01865 307727
Post treatment communication
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