Professor Nihal Gurusinghe

Mr GurusingheJob Title: Consultant Neurosurgeon

Department: Neurosurgery

Telephone Number: 01772 522574

Primary Medical Qualifications: MBBS

Other Qualifications: FRCSEd

Year of Registration: 1975

GMC Number: 2267492

Career History: Graduated from medical school in Colombo, Sri Lanka (1970). Completed neurosurgery training at Atkinson Morley's Hospital (St. Georges Hospital Medical School), National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square and The Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. Consultant Neurosurgeon for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (1985-present). Member of the Executive Council of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. Joint Royal College representative on the Specialist Advisory Council for Neurosurgery. Chairman of the Specialist Advisory Board for Neurosurgery (Specialty Surgical Group )for the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. Specialist Advisor to National Institute for Clinical Excellence and Co-ordinator for Society of British Neurological Surgeons for NICE5. National Selection Panel for Neurosurgery Run Through training 5. SAC Liaison Member for Neurosurgery training in Scotland

Specialist Areas: Neurovascular disease; skull base lesions; spinal tumours; surgical outcomes

Specialist Interests: Neurovascular disease; skull base lesions; spinal tumours; surgical outcomes

Research Interests: Subarachnoid haemorrhage; venous thrombo-embolism

Clinics: General Neurosurgery Clinic; Neurovascular Skull Base Clinic

Language Spoken: English; Sinhalese

Awards and Prizes: Silver Merit Award (2005)