Edward McKintosh trained at Guy’s and St. Thomas’s and completed his basic surgical training at St. George’s Hospital. After six months as a Senior House Officer at Queen Square he worked on Kuru in Papua New Guinea, followed by a PhD in surgical instrument sterilisation from CJD at Queen Square. He completed higher training in Neurosurgery on the South Thames rotation and returned to Queen Square for further experience of awake craniotomies in epilepsy and tumour surgery. He won the Norman Dott Medal for obtaining the highest mark in the FRCS(sn) exam. This funded an observership at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix prior to taking up his consultant post at the Royal London Hospital. His sub-specialist interest is brain tumour surgery, and his general NHS practice includes brain trauma and degenerative neck and lumbar conditions.
Brain tumours, brain trauma, neck pain, back pain, sciatica, brachalgia.