Mr Omar Pathmanaban

Mr Omar Pathmanaban

Neurosurgery 06120990

  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Brain tumours


  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Omar is an internationally recognised expert in skull base and pituitary surgery. He 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 secretary of the British Skull Base Society as well as sub-specialty lead for the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. He sits on the medical advisory committee of the Pituitary Foundation and the Council of The Royal Society of Medicine, Clinical Neurosciences Section.

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 - (5-50)

  • A3810

    Excision of lesion of meninges of brain - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • B0410

    Transsphenoidal hypophysectomy (including total) - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

  • A5300

    Drainage of spinal canal (including insertion of shunt) - (1-5)

    Alexandra Hospital (1-5)

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