Consultant Profile

Miss Lynn Myles

Name:
Miss Lynn Myles MB ChB, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS(SN)(Ed)
Practising at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals
Specialties:
  • Neurosurgery
    • Back pain
    • Brain tumours
    • Degenerative spine
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Neck pain
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Spinal surgery
Peripheral nerve surgery
Hydrocephalus

Research interests:

Peripheral nerve injury and repair.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant neurosurgeon, The Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.

Year of first medical qualification:
1986
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Society of British Neurological Surgeons

 
Contact Details 
Private secretary:
Denise Bond
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 316 2567
Private secretary fax:
0131 334 7338
Private secretary email address:
Availability:
Alt Mondays 1.30pm-5pm, alt Sat 8.30am-1pm
 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

I graduated from Edinburgh Medical School and did my surgical training in Edinburgh, London, Southampton and Toronto.
I worked for two years as a research fellow at Edinburgh University and obtained my doctorate in 1990 with a research thesis entitled: Studies on a New Method of Peripheral Nerve Repair and Regeneration.
I have worked as a consultant neurosurgeon in Edinburgh from 1999.
I have a broad neurosurgical practice with subspecialty interests in paediatric neurosurgery, spinal neurosurgery and peripheral nerve surgery. Within my practice I have become expert in the management of tumours, hydrocephalus and congenital abnormalities of the brain and spine as well as the more common conditions such as disc prolapse, degenerative spinal conditions and peripheral nerve compression syndromes.

Personal profile:

I am one of three female neurosurgeons working in Scotland. I am married and live and work in Edinburgh.

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