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Prof. James van Dellen, Consultant Neurosurgeon

Specialising in:

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

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Specialist Details
Full name

Prof. James van Dellen

Qualifications

MB  BCh FRCS PhD

Title

Consultant Neurosurgeon

James van Dellen, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Bupa Cromwell Hospital
Specialties

Neurosurgery, Spinal surgery

Site specialisation

For lumbar and cervical spinal stenosis and  discogenic disease

Site specialisation 2

Cerebral trauma; cerebral and spinal cord tumours

Clinical interests

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

Background Information
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.

Languages spoken

English

Availability
Regular Cromwell clinics

Yes

Clinic days

Mon: ad hocTue: ad hocWed: amThurs: Fri: Sat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified

1966

Memberships

Society of British Neurological Surgeons, Royal Society of Medicine

NHS hospitals

University Hospital

Posts
Research interests

Cerebral trauma; dural substitutes; and neuro-oncology

Key published papers

Nathoo N, Nadvi SS, Gouws E, van Dellen JR 
Craniotomy improves outcome for cranial subdural empyemas: computed tomography-era experience with 699 patients. 
Neurosurgery (2001);49(4):872-7 and 877-8 
Govender ST, Nathoo N, van Dellen JR 
Evaluation of an antimicrobial impregnated shunt for the treatment of hydrocephalus.   
J of Neurosurg (2003); 99(5):831-9 
Nathoo N, Narotam PK, Agrawal DK, Connolly C, van Dellen JR, Barnett GH, Chetty R 
 
Gnanlingham KK, Datta G, Peterson D, Mendoza N, O'Neill K, van Dellen JR,   Mc Gregor A, Hughes SPF 
Back pain and disability following lumbar laminectomy- relationship to muscle retraction 
Neurosurgery (2004); 54(6):1413-1420 
 
Beresford M, Power D, Alexander E, Brock C, Thompson J, Roncaroli F, Waldman AD, Van Dellen J and Glaser M. 
Treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide and radiotherapy. UK experience. 
 
Beresford M, Power D, Alexander E, Brock C, Thompson J, Roncaroli F,   Waldman AD, Van Dellen J and Glaser M. 
Treatment of newly diagnosed glioblastoma with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide and radiotherapy. UK experience. 
Am J Cancer (2006)  5(6):427-432 

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