Professor Keyoumars Ashkan

Professor Keyoumars Ashkan

Neurosurgery 04011040

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  • Not in Open Referral network
Fee assured
Not in Open Referral network


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  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Mr. Ashkan qualified from Cardiff in 1993 with commendations in medicine and surgery and a first class honours degree in biochemistry. He underwent dual postgraduate training in surgery and medicine obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997 and the Fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow in 1998. Thereafter, he underwent higher specialist training in general neurosurgery in London being awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Neurosurgery in 2002. His subspecialist training in functional, stereotactic and image guided neurosurgery included a fellowship in France with Prof. Benabid, generally considered as the founder of the modern deep brain stimulation surgery. This lead to a MD degree. He was a senior lecturer in functional neurosurgery at the Institute of Neurology and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery from 2004 to 2006. He was appointed as a consultant neurosurgeon at Kings College Hospital and the lead clinician for Neuro-oncology as well as an honorary senior lecturer at Kings College London in 2007. Mr. Ashkan has won over 20 undergraduate and postgraduate prizes and scholarships. He has chaired, attended or presented papers in over 80 national and international meetings. He has published over 160 full papers, abstracts and book chapters.

Areas of interest

Neuro-oncology; brain tumour surgery; functional neurosurgery; deep brain stimulation; spinal cord stimulation; parkinsons disease; epilepsy; seizures; dystonia (tremors); back pain; neck pain; sciatica; brachalgia; facet joint pain; spinal stenosis; disc prolapse; cervical myelopathy; cervical radiculopathy; spinal tumours; failed back surgery syndrome; glioma; glioblastoma; haemorrhage; occipital neuralgia; intractable migraine; intractable pain; carpel tunnel; laminectomy; spinal injections; spne decompression; discectomy; microdiscectomy; foraminotomy; dorsal root ganglion stimulation; craniotomy; robotic brain surgery; cyberknife radiosurgery; gamma knife surgey; occipital nerve stimulation; sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation

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Procedures completed

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • 20355

    Initial out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • A6510

    Carpal tunnel release (open) - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

  • T8100

    Open biopsy of muscle or soft tissue lesion - (1-5)

  • V2560

    Decompression for central spinal stenosis (1 or 2 levels) - (1-5)

    Harley Street Clinic (1-5)

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