Consultant Profile

Mr Drahoslav Sokol

Mr Drahoslav Sokol MUDr ("Medicinae Universae Doctor")
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals and Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh, Spire Shawfair Park Hospital
  • Neurosurgery
    • Back pain
    • Degenerative spine
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Neck pain
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Adult Spinal Disorders, Back/Neck Pain, Neck/Back/Spine Surgery, Spine Fusion, Neuro-oncology, Brain Injury, Brain Tumor Surgery, Epilepsy, Head Injury, Pain, Seizures, Paediatric Neurosurgery, Vascular Neurosurgery, Endoscopy, Moyamoya, Cerebral bypass surgery

Research interests:

Epilepsy surgery

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon, 
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
 Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Royal Hospital of Sick Children, Edinburgh

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

Society of British Neurological Surgeons
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
British Paediatric Neurosurgical Group

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary:
Mrs Denise Bond
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 316 2567
Private secretary email address:
Personal email address:
Mondays 8.30am-10.30am, ad hoc
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Drahoslav Sokol is a fellowship trained consultant neurosurgeon. He was appointed to his current post of consultant Neurosurgeon in NHS Lothian in 2013.  In private practice he focuses on treating cervical disc herniation, lumbar disc herniation, spinal stenosis and other degenerative spine disorders. His expertise however encompasses much broader field of neurosurgery and he can provide consultations in that regard.

2010 – 2011 
Functional and Epilepsy Neurosurgery fellowship
 Swedish Medical Centre, Seattle, USA
2011 – 2012 
Paediatric Neurosurgery fellowship 
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA

Board Certifications 
Board Certified, Neurosurgery, Prague 2009

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Mr Drahoslav Sokol

Mr Drahoslav Sokol Neurosurgery Consultant, Edinburgh, private hospital specialist.

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