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Mr Richard Edwards

Consultant Spinal and Neurosurgeon



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Mr Richard Edwards is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at CircleBath hospitaI. His main areas of neurosurgical expertise include surgery for hydrocephalus including shunt surgery and complex neuroendoscopy. His adult neurosurgical practice includes surgery for adult hydrocephalus and surgery for degenerative spinal disease.

He also has substantial experience in day case lumbar microdiscectomy, lumber microdiscectomy, lumber decompression surgery and revision microdiscectomy surgery.

He lectures on the neuropsychology Masters Degree course at the University of Bristol on the subject of head injury. Having completed his formal neurosurgical training in the UK in 2005, he undertook a 12 month clinical fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

Year of first medical qualification


Research interests

Paediatric Neurosurgical Advisor to the National CEMACH "Head Injury In Children" Study External Advisory Group.
Major Research interest in both Adult and Paediatric Hydrocephalus.
Translational Research Project developing telemetric intracranial pressure monitor.

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies

Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (USA)
International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
Society for Research in Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida
Childhood Cancer and Leukemia Study Group

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