Consultant Profile

Mr Nihal T Gurusinghe

Mr Nihal T Gurusinghe MB BS, FRCSE
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Brain tumours
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Spinal disc disease, Spinal tumours, Whiplash, Head injury,  Peripheral nerve compression, Brain aneurysms and other neurovascular conditions, Cranial tumours


Research interests:
Neurovascular disease, Spinal Tumours, Surgical Outcome
Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust linked to the University of Central Lancashire since 1985

Consultant Neurosurgeon Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust since 1985 with Outreach clinics twice a month at Blackpool Victoria Hospital

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

Society of British Neurological Surgeons - Council Member
British Neurovascular Group
British Skull Base Society
British Medical Association

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0800 092 9601
Private secretary telephone number:
0800 092 9601
Personal email address:
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Nihal Gurusinghe trained in London at The Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases and The Great Ormond Street Hospitals.  He was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1985.  Aside from his extensive clinic experience he is also closely involved in the activities of the British Neurological Surgeons and served as Honorary Secretary from 2000 – 2004.  Mr Gurusinghe is a member of the Council of the Society and is the NICE co-ordinator for the Society.  He is also the joint Royal College Representative on the Specialist Advisory Committee in Neurosurgery for Surgical Training at The Royal College of Surgeons, London.  

Personal profile:

Nihal Gurusinghe is a keen lover of cricket and plays for the village club in the summer.  He is also the President of the Whittingham and Goosnargh Cricket Club.

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Mr Nihal T Gurusinghe

Mr Nihal T Gurusinghe Neurosurgery Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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