My Background

Current Position
Consultant Neurosurgeon & Neuro-Oncology MDT Lead Clinician (St George's Hospital, London)
 
Academic Qualifications
2013 PhD University of London
2002 MBBS Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary's
2000 BSc (HONS) First Class: Clinical Sciences, Imperial College London
 
Professional Qualifications
2015 CCT Neurosurgery
2013 FRCS(SN) Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Surgical Neurology)
2005 MRCS
 
Prizes and Awards
Norman Dott Medal (ranked first nationally in Neurosurgery Exit Exam)
Marjorie Newsome Fellowship
Royal College of Surgeons of England Research Fellowship 2010-2011
BNRG/EANS Research Group - best presentation prize
Dudley Prize for best BSc performance
Imperial College Clinical Sciences Prize for best BSc project
 
Professional Memberships
General Medical Council (GMC)
British Medical Association (BMA)
Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS)
FRCS Examiner
 
Training
I studied medicine at Imperial College School of Medicine, completing a bachelor of science degree in 2000 and qualifying in 2002. I completed my basic surgical training in North-West London and  my Neurosurgical training in North East England and South London.
 
I completed a post CCT fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology and I have also spent a period of time at The Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona as a Marjorie Newsome Travelling Fellow .
 
During my training I undertook 3 years of full time research investigating novel methods of brain tumour diagnosis using advanced magnetic resonance imaging and I was awarded my PhD in 2013.