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Professor James van Dellen

Consultant Neurosurgeon

MB BCh FRCS PhD

Languages spoken: English

Professor James van Dellen

Consultant Neurosurgeon

MB BCh FRCS PhD

Languages spoken: English

Patient Age Group

Adults

Year qualified

1966

Specialties

Neurosurgery, Spine

Gender

Male

Clinical Interests

Degenerative spinal conditions, cerebral trauma, cerebral and spinal cord tumours, CNS infections, Chiari and syringomyelia

Biography

Consultant neurosurgeon and Professor of neurosurgery at Charing Cross and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (2000 - 2009). Emeritus professor of neurosurgery, previously professor and head of department of neurosurgery (1980 -1986; 1989- 1998). Dean of Faculty of Medicine, Durban, South Africa. Past President, the Society of Neurosurgeons of South Africa. Chief of neurosurgical service, Harbor Hospital and Associate Professor, UCLA (1986-1987). Clinical research carried out inter alia into shunt infections, dural substitutes, neurocysticercosis, pyogenic cerebral infections and aspects of cerebral trauma. Areas of particular surgical expertise and interest - lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis; discogenic disease; cerebral and cerebellar tumours, other than skull base and pituitary; cerebral trauma; adult hydrocephalus; syringomyelia and Chiari malformations and cerebral infections.

NHS Base (trust)

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professional memberships

Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS), Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)
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Appointments

020 7460 5700

Clinic opening times:

Monday

ad hoc

Tuesday

ad hoc

Wednesday

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