Mr Bhangoo qualified from Victor Ludorum with the Medical School Gold Medal and Honours. After his general surgical training (FRCS England), his specialist training in neurosurgery was completed on the West Midlands neurosurgical rotation and he was awarded the Norman Dott Gold Medal in Neurosurgery on completion of his training as the highest ranked neurosurgical trainee in the United Kingdom.
Following this, Mr Bhangoo spent one year (2007) studying both the medical and surgical treatment of brain tumours as well as undertaking research at Europe’s leading cancer institute – The Institute Gustauve Roussy, Paris, France.
In addition to his expertise in all areas of cranial and spinal neurosurgery; including degenerative spine disease which includes the management of back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica together with peripheral nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, he has specialist expertise in the management of Brain and Spinal Tumours. This includes the latest minimally invasive techniques for brain tumour removal as well as radiosurgery. He is one of the few neurosurgeons in the UK trained in both GammaKnife and CyberKnife radiosurgery.
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Keyoumars underwent dual postgraduate training in surgery and medicine, obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 1997 and the Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow (FRCS) in 1998. Thereafter, he underwent higher specialist training in general neurosurgery in London being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery (FRCS SN) in 2002. His sub-specialist training in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery included a fellowship in France with Prof. Benabid, generaly considered as the founder of the modern deep brain stimulation surgery, which led to a MD degree. He was appointed as a consultant neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital in January 2007. He is also a Reader at King’s College London.
In addition to his expertise in degenerative spine disease, which includes the management of back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica together with peripheral nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, Mr Ashkan’s main interests are neuromodulation surgery and brain tumours. This includes deep brain stimulation, spinal cord stimulation and occipital nerve stimulation for movement disorders, pain and headaches and image guided, minimally invasive and stereotactic surgery for brain tumours including awake craniotomies, Gamma and Cyberknife radiosurgery.
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Our team is composed of eleven Consultant Neurosurgeons, all of whom are superspecialists in their given area of expertise. Watch their videobiographies to get to know them.go to cluster