Mr Omar Pathmanaban

Mr Omar Pathmanaban

Neurosurgery 06120990

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Specialises in

  • Brain tumours

About me

Omar trained in London, Manchester, Oxford and Toronto, including fellowships with world leading experts in microsurgery, minimally invasive endoscopic surgery and radiosurgery of the skull base and brain. As the winner of several prestigious travelling fellowships, he has further expanded his experience as a visiting scholar at preeminent international centres of excellence. Omar has won many national and international awards, including the Norman Dott Gold Medal for the most outstanding performance amongst graduating Neurosurgeons in the UK and Ireland Royal College Examinations.

He provides specialist care for patients with complex tumours and abnormalities in difficult to reach areas at the base of the brain. Traditional open brain surgery as well as the latest minimally invasive techniques are used to optimally treat patients with challenging problems at the base of the skull, brain, pituitary gland and junction of the brain and spine.

He also provides a general brain and spine practice as well as emergency and trauma neurosurgery.

Omar is on the faculty of several advanced training courses for surgeons and is the specialty training lead for the next generation of Neurosurgeons training in Manchester.

Areas of interest

Skull Base Tumours; Pituitary Tumours; Trigeminal Neuralgia; Facial Pain; Hemifacial Spasm; Meningioma; Schwannoma; Acoustic Neuroma; Neurofibromatosis; NF2; Chordoma; Chondrosarcoma; Craniopharyngioma; Pituitary Adenoma; Cushing's Disease; Acromegaly; Arachnoid Cyst; Rathke's Cleft Cyst; Epidermoid Cyst; Encephalocoele; Meningocoele; Paraganglioma; Glomus Tumour; Fibrodysplasia; Haemangioblastoma; Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak; Head Injury; Traumatic Brain Injury; Chiari Malformation; Hydrocephalus

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (1-5)

  • A5530

    Lumbar puncture (including spinal manometry) - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • A3200

    Decompression of cranial nerve (craniotomy) - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • A3900

    Repair of dura - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • A2954

    Excision of acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) - tumours managed by combined oto-neurosurgical team irrespective of tumour size - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • A1240

    Creation of ventriculoperitoneal shunt - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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