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Mr Richard Edwards

Consultant Spinal and Neurosurgeon

Mr Richard Edwards FRCS MD has over 28 years' experience in the NHS. He has international expertise in the field of hydrocephalus and is part of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (AHCRN) and is on the board of the International Hydrocephalus Society.

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Additional information about Mr Richard Edwards

Management of back pain, normal pressure hydrocephalus, spinal decompression, spinal fusion, spinal microdiscectomy, spinal neurosurgery

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)

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