Mr Nigel Mendoza Consultant Neurosurgeon

MR NIGEL MENDOZA

MB BS FRCS FRCS(SN)

Consultant Neurosurgeon

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London

MEDSTARS SAYS

Nigel is an outstanding neurosurgeon with a humane, conservative approach, combined with rigorous surgical experience in operating upon degenerative back problems, complex spinal conditions and base of skull surgery. He has particular expertise in the management of pituitary tumours and other brain tumours, having operated on over 500 pituitary tumours alone.

"My philosophy is to take a conservative, holistic approach to treating my patients. My leisure revolves around my children, encouraging them on the rugby field whilst still having the occasional game myself, and playing jazz piano in our family band."

Expertise

  • Pituitary Tumours

  • Skull Base Surgery

  • Acoustic Neuroma

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Complex Spinal Surgery

Interests

  • Back Pain

  • Arthritis of the Spine

  • Spinal Tumours

  • Prolapsed Disc

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 2511751

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon

  • Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

  • London

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EDUCATION

Charing Cross Medical School, London 1983

LANGUAGES

French, English, Spanish


My surgical training culminating in my achieving a Fellowship in Surgical Neurology from the Intercollegiate Speciality Assessment Board on behalf of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Certificate of Accreditation. I have over 20 years experience as an NHS Consultant Neurosurgeon working at Neurosciences Unit in Charing Cross Hospital, London. I having been Chief of Service for 5 years. I have gained a wide clinical and operative experience in neurosurgery, both cranial and spinal. This has included: the management of common problems caused by degenerative conditions of the spine, such as back pain, and symptomatic intervertebral disc protrusion of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as more complex spinal surgery for trauma , spinal tumours, and rheumatoid arthritis. My particular area of subspecialist interest and expertise is skull base surgery. I care for patients with different problems, the most common being trigeminal neuralgia, pituitary tumours, acoustic neuroma and meningioma. The team is interdisciplinary, undertaking evolving techniques of endoscopic approaches and intraoperative neuronavigation. My experience has also afforded me a wide clinical and operative experience in neurosurgery, both cranial and spinal. This includes the management of common problems caused by degenerative conditions of the spine, such as back pain, and symptomatic intervertebral disc protrusion of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as more complex spinal surgery for trauma , spinal tumours, and rheumatoid arthritis. I also enjoy skiing and driving classic sports cars. I am particularly proud of completing a leg of the London to Sydney Friendship Rally from Lahore to Bangkok in a Bentley.

  • BUPA
    BUPA
  • British & European Skull Base Societies

  • British Cervical Spine Society

  • Royal College of Surgeons

  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons

  • Royal Society of Medicine

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Expertise

  • Pituitary Tumours

  • Skull Base Surgery

  • Acoustic Neuroma

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Complex Spinal Surgery

Interests

  • Back Pain

  • Arthritis of the Spine

  • Spinal Tumours

  • Prolapsed Disc

Regulatory Body

  • General Medical Council

    General Medical Council

    No. 2511751

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon

  • Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

  • London

ABOUT
EDUCATION

Charing Cross Medical School, London 1983

LANGUAGES

French, English, Spanish


My surgical training culminating in my achieving a Fellowship in Surgical Neurology from the Intercollegiate Speciality Assessment Board on behalf of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and the Certificate of Accreditation. I have over 20 years experience as an NHS Consultant Neurosurgeon working at Neurosciences Unit in Charing Cross Hospital, London. I having been Chief of Service for 5 years. I have gained a wide clinical and operative experience in neurosurgery, both cranial and spinal. This has included: the management of common problems caused by degenerative conditions of the spine, such as back pain, and symptomatic intervertebral disc protrusion of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as more complex spinal surgery for trauma , spinal tumours, and rheumatoid arthritis. My particular area of subspecialist interest and expertise is skull base surgery. I care for patients with different problems, the most common being trigeminal neuralgia, pituitary tumours, acoustic neuroma and meningioma. The team is interdisciplinary, undertaking evolving techniques of endoscopic approaches and intraoperative neuronavigation. My experience has also afforded me a wide clinical and operative experience in neurosurgery, both cranial and spinal. This includes the management of common problems caused by degenerative conditions of the spine, such as back pain, and symptomatic intervertebral disc protrusion of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine as well as more complex spinal surgery for trauma , spinal tumours, and rheumatoid arthritis. I also enjoy skiing and driving classic sports cars. I am particularly proud of completing a leg of the London to Sydney Friendship Rally from Lahore to Bangkok in a Bentley.

INSURERS
  • BUPA
    BUPA
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