Consultant Profile

Mr Peter Kirkpatrick

Mr Peter Kirkpatrick BSc Hons MBCHB MSc FRCS FRCS(SN) FRCS(Eng)
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:
All aspects of spinal and brain surgery,
head injury,
carotid artery disease,
cerebral vascular disease.
Research interests:
Head injury,
cerebral vascular disease,
stroke disease.
Current NHS and /or university posts:
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge
Honorary University Lecturer in Neurosurgery
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Scotland
Member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01223 266990
Background Information 
Professional profile:
I am a neurosurgeon based in Cambridge with about 12 years experience. My specialist practice in carotid disease and cerebral vascular disease, including aneurysm surgery. I was awarded Hospital Doctor Award in 1999. In addition, I have a clinical and research interest in head injury and all aspects of spinal disease, including lumbar and cervical disc disease. I am a member of the stroke association and work on their specific board. I have gathered over £3 million of research income and supervised a number of higher degrees. I have over 200 publications and sit on a number of working parties to improve neurosurgical and spinal care. Approximately 50 per cent of my additional work relates to medico-legal issues for all aspects of neurosurgery.
Personal profile:
I am married and have a number of outside interests in relation to flying (PPLD&M), windsurfing and equestrian sports. During a four mile thoroughbred race I have raised £15,000 for Headway Cambridgeshire, of whom I am president.

Other enjoyments include squash and tennis.

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Mr Peter Kirkpatrick

Mr Peter Kirkpatrick Neurosurgery Consultant, Cambridge, private hospital specialist.

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