Mr Karoly M David is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, Essex, offering private spinal and neurosurgery in our clean and comfortable private hospital.
Mr David qualified as a doctor in Pécs, Hungary in 1982. After two years working as a trainee in Pathology he started his basic and then specialist training in Neurosurgery at the University of Pécs, Hungary. Having passed the Neurology and Neurosurgery Board Examinations in Hungary he came to the UK in 1993 to gain further experience.
He passed the European Board Examination in 1995 and the FRCS Surgical Neurology Examination in 1998. His UK neurosurgical training took place at the National Hospital in Queen Square, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, Charing Cross and Oldchurch Hospitals. He was appointed Consultant Neurosurgeon at Oldchurch Hospital, now Queen's Hospital, in 2001.
He subspecialises in spine surgery, neuro-endoscopy and established a service for percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for painful vertebral fractures. As an established member of a busy neurosurgical centre he treats a large number of patients with brain and spinal neurosurgical diseases.
Mr David is an experienced and cautious practitioner who carefully considers all treatment options for spinal and brain disorders. He spends time explaining the natural progression of a condition and the various treatment options to his patients, in plain English, before any decisions are made about treatment. At Spire Hartswood Hospital, Mr David takes time to discuss the problems affecting each individual, before taking advantage of the onsite MRI and other diagnostic facilities available to identify the issue.