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Mr Richard Edwards

Consultant Spinal and Neurosurgeon


  • Management of back pain

  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus

  • Spinal fusion

  • Spinal microdiscectomy

  • Spinal neurosurgery

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Additional information about Mr Richard Edwards

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.

International Society for Hydrocephalus & CSF Disorders
Pediatric Cranio-cervical Spine Society (USA)
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (USA)
International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
Society of British Neurological Surgeons
British Paediatric Neurosurgery Group
British Medical Association

2010 MD degree. University of London. “A Study Of Endoscopic Choroid Plexus Coagulation In The Treatment Of Hydrocephalus”
2006 Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery, University of Toronto, Canada
2005 Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Neurosurgery. Entered onto the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (United Kingdom)
2004 FRCS(Neuro.Surg) - Intercollegiate Specialty Examination in Neurosurgery
1998 Part 2 FRCS (England)
1996 Part 1 FRCS (England)
1994 MB BS, St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College, London University
1991 BSc. Upper Second Class Honours degree in Biomedical Sciences (London University)


Department of Health / NHS England
Children's Rare and Complex Brain Tumours Task Group (2012-13)
National NHS England Commissioning through Evaluation (CtE) SDR Steering Group (2013-14)
Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP)
Independent Advisory Group: Children's Head Injury Project (2012-15)
2017 - CSF Group subcommittee for the UK CSF Shunt Registry (responsible for research output from the UK Shunt
2016 - Appointed as vice-Chair of the UK CSF Group of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons
2010 Specialist Adviser to the NICE Interventional Procedures Programme: Selective dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity
in cerebral palsy (318/2)
2009 - 11 Paediatric Neurosurgical Advisor to the National CMACE-NSPCC Non-Accidental Head Injury Study Group
2008 - 11 Paediatric Neurosurgical Advisor to the National CMACE “Head Injury In Children” Study External Advisory
2008 - South West Representative, National Trauma Group, Society of British Neurological Surgeons
2007 - Intercollegiate Examination Board in Neurosurgery (UK), MCQ Group
2007 - South West Specialty Training Committee (Neurosurgery)

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses from Bath to Peasedown St John.