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Epilepsy Surgery

This comprehensive Epilepsy Surgery Service for patients with medically intractable epilepsy has been established in Sheffield since 1994.

The multidisciplinary program draws referrals from the whole Yorkshire and Trent Regions and from around the country.

The whole range of investigative interventions are offered including invasive and non-invasive intracranial monitoring. Safety and efficacy of surgery is supported by the state-of-the art intraoperative neuronavigation.

The Vagus Nerve Stimulator (NCP®) programme is one of the largest in the country.

For appropriate cases Gamma Knife® is available in the Department.

The group is supported by a dedicated team of specialist nurses and other professionals. Specialist clinics, including those by nurse practitioners provide a friendly yet effective environment for these patients.

Staff
Mr Dev Bhattacharyya Neurosurgeon 0114 27 13301
Mr Shungu Ushewokunze Neurosurgeon 0114 27 12555
Dr Gary Dennis Neurologist 0114 27 12769
Dr Richard Grunewald Neurologist 0114 27 12306
Dr Stephen Howell Neurologist 0114 27 12942
Dr Alice Brockington Neurologist 0114 27 12619
Professor Marcus Reuber Neurologist 0114 22 68763
Dr Rosalind Kandler Consultant Neurophysiologist 0114 27 12219
Dr Alex Barker Consultant Neurophysiologist 0114 27 12329
Dr Peter Walpole Consultant Neurophysiologist 0114 27 13770

 

Epilepsy Surgery MDT

All referrals are processed through the Epilepsy Surgery MDT before being seen in Epilepsy Surgery clinics.

Janet Pearson Epilepsy Surgery Co-ordinator / Highly Specialist Clinical Neurophysiologist / MDT Lead
Michelle Blythe                        Highly Specialist Clinical Neurophysiologist
Mr D Bhattacharyya Consultant Neurosurgeon
Mr S Ushewokunze Consultant Neurosurgeon
Dr S Howell Consultant Neurologist
Prof M Reuber Consultant Neurologist
Dr R Grunewald Consultant Neurologist
Dr G Dennis Consultant Neurologist
Dr A Brockington Consultant Neurologist
Dr P Shanmugarajah Consultant Neurologist
Dr S Wong Consultant Neurologist
Dr C Solinas Consultant Neurologist
Dr R Kandler Consultant Neurophysiologist
Dr J Alix Consultant Neurophysiologist
Dr M Hanby Consultant Neurophysiologist
Dr N Hogarth Consultant Radiologist
Dr P Walpole Consultant Neuropsychologist

 

 
 

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