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Mr Pratipal Kalsi is an experienced consultant spinal neurosurgeon who has his NHS practice at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. His expertise includes complex spinal neurosurgery for adult degenerative spine disorders affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, spine tumours and intradural pathologies and spinal trauma.
He undertook his medical training at Imperial College School of Medicine, before completing his neurosurgery and spinal surgery training n the NHS. He gained further experience in complex spine surgery by undertaking an international complex spine fellowship at the University of Toronto, Canada and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, where he consolidated his interests in adult degenerative spine disorders, minimally invasive spine surgery and spine oncology.
Pratipal undertook his PhD in spinal cord repair and regeneration at the Institute of Neurology, UCL, where he developed a model for spinal cord injury repair. He has a number of clinical and scientific research interests and has published peer reviewed articles, presented his work at national and international research meetings and has written a number of book chapters on spine surgery.
He has been awarded numerous prizes for spinal surgery, including the Ronald Raven Barber Award for oncology surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons, a Scholarship to study complex spine surgery at University of California San Francisco and the Codman Travelling Fellowship.
Pratipal is a member of several spine associations including the British Association of Spine Surgeons, the Society of British Neurological Surgeons and AO Spine.
Areas of interest
Low back pain; Sciatica; Spinal stenosis; Herniated disc; Spine fusions; Neck pain; Arm pain; Spinal cord compression; Spine tumours; Intradural tumours; Spine fractures; Spine osteoporotic fractures; Spine Infections; Epidural; Carpal tunnel Syndrome; Ulnar nerve entrapment; Spine injections; Lumbar laminectomy; Lumbar microdiscectomy; Spine decompression; Spine Fusion; Minimally invasive spine surgery; Anterior cervical discectomy; Disc replacement; Cervical laminectomy; Cervical fusion; Thoracic spine surgery & fusion; Kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty; Sports related spine injuries