- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Open Referral network
- Brain tumours
- Video and telephone consultations
Special interest in minimally invasive Neurosurgery and Endoscopy, Skull base and brain tumour surgery, head injury, Gamma knife Radiosurgery and endoscopic surgery.
Areas of interest
Skull base surgery; Endoscopy; Brain tumours; Endoscopic surgery; Head Injury; Gamma knife Radiosurgery
- Shanta Sami
- Platinum Medical Centre Wellington Hospital 15-17 Lodge Road London NW8 7JA
- 020 7483 5101
- 020 7722 3141
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Amit Chawla Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust
St. Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital
Skull base surgery (anterior and lateral, endoscopic and microsurgical)
Neuro-oncology - brain tumours
EANS (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies) reciprocal exchange award
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern - Native or bilingual
- German - Fluent
Surgical management for large vestibular schwannomas: a systematic review, meta-analysis, and consensus statement on behalf of the EANS skull base section
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2020; 162(11): 2595–2617.
Petroclival meningiomas: update of current treatment and consensus by the EANS skull base section
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2021/3/19
Surgical management of anterior clinoidal meningiomas: consensus statement on behalf of the EANS skull base section
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2021
Aggressive pituitary neuroendocrine tumors: current practices, controversies, and perspectives, on behalf of the EANS skull base section
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2021
Endoscope Holders in Cranial Neurosurgery: Part 2-An International Survey.
World Neurosurg. 2018 Mar;111:
The use of a stent-retriever to cause mechanical dilatation of a vasospasm secondary to iatrogenic subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Interv Neuroradiol. 2017 Jun;23(3):330-335.
Specification Analysis, Design, and Prototyping of a Burr Hole Endoscope Stabilization Device.
Surg Innov. 2016 Dec;23(6):613-619.
Endoscope Holders in Cranial Neurosurgery: Part I-Technology, Trends, and Implications.
World Neurosurg. 2016 May;89:343-54.
The Assessment of Distortion in Neurosurgical Image Overlay Projection.
Surg Innov. 2016 Feb;23(1):14-22. doi: 10.1177/1553350615593222.
Combined intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging and navigated neuroendoscopy in children with multicompartmental hydrocephalus and complex cysts: a feasibility study.
J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2011 Sep;8(3):279-88. doi: 10.3171/2011.6.
Comparative study of application accuracy of two frameless neuronavigation systems: experimental error assessment quantifying registration methods and clinically influencing factors.
Neurosurg Rev. 2010 Apr;34(2):217-28. doi: 10.1007/s10143-010-0302-5. Epub 2011 Jan 19.
Interpeduncular arachnoid cysts in infants and children: insight into the entity based on a case series with long-term follow-up.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Mar;27(3):429-38. doi: 10.1007/s00381-010-1265-0. Epub 2010 Aug 14.
Pilomyxoid astrocytoma of the cervical spinal cord in a child with rapid progression into glioblastoma: case report and literature review.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2011 Feb;27(2):313-21. doi: 10.1007/
Reference number 6085152
Details of entry to specialist register
- Neurosurgery , 2011
Affiliations / memberships
SBNS (Society of British Neurological Surgeons)
BSBS (British Skull Base Society)
EANS (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies)
IFNE (International Federation of Neuroendoscopy)
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) using GammaKnife or similar SRT technology - (1-5)
Wellington Hospital (1-5)
Excision of acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) - tumours managed by combined oto-neurosurgical team irrespective of tumour size - (1-5)
London Bridge Hospital (1-5)
Nerve Root Block +/- Image Guidance (including Bilateral) CERVICAL - (1-5)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)