Mr Ahilan Kailaya - Vasan

Neurosurgery 07021347

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  • Open Referral network
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Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Spine

About me

Ahilan Kailaya-Vasan is a consultant neurosurgeon at King�s College Hospital, London, and a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. Mr. Kailaya-Vasan is a member of the London International Patient Services (LIPS).

Mr. Kailaya-Vasan�s areas of expertise span cranial and spinal neurosurgery, with a special interest in complex neurovascular conditions (including aneurysms, AVMs, fistulae, cavernomas, neurovascular compressive syndromes and Moya Moya disease). His experience in complex spine enables a unique approach to complex neurovascular disease affecting the spine as well as conditions such as back and neck pain.

Mr. Kailaya-Vasan obtained his medical degree from University College London and undertook his higher neurosurgical training in Sheffield and London. His training culminated in the Royal College of Surgeons accredited King�s Neurovascular Fellowship.

Alongside his clinical work, he is responsible for the training and education of future neurosurgeons. He is currently the Training Programme Director for Neurosurgery in South London, co-director of the King�s Neurovascular Fellowship and supports the training of the Royal College of accredited King�s College Hospital Complex Spine Fellow. His research interests include both neurovascular and spinal pathology and his role as co-lead of the King�s NeuroLab blends his passions for training and research.

Mr. Kailaya-Vasan is focussed on providing his patients with a clear explanation of their neurosurgical condition and management options. He works closely with a multidisciplinary team including interventional neuro-radiologists, neurologists, neuro-anaesthetists, nurse specialists, physiotherapists, and pain specialists to achieve the best outcomes for his patients.

Areas of interest

Intracranial Vascular Pathology:

- Headache
- Subarachnoid Haemorrhage
- Intracerebral Haematoma
- Aneurysms
- Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
- Dural arteriovenous fistulae
- Cavernomas
- Neurovascular compression syndromes

Spinal Vascular Pathology:

- Dural arteriovenous fistulae (dAVF)
- Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)
- Cavernomas

Intracranial Tumours:
- Hemangioblastomas
- Meningiomas

Spinal Tumours:

- Hemangioblastomas
- Meningiomas
- Intramedullary tumours

Spinal Degenerative disease:

- Back and Neck pain
- Sciatica
- Minimal access/invasive surgery
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Pain management
- Cervical disc replacement

Peripheral nerve surgery:

- Decompression (Carpal tunnel and Ulnar nerve decompression)
- Biopsy

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