Consultant Profile

Mr Ioannis Fouyas

Mr Ioannis Fouyas MD, PhD, FRCS(Ed), FRCS(SN)
Practicing at:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals, Spire Murrayfield Edinburgh
  • Neurosurgery
    • Back pain
    • Brain tumours
    • Degenerative spine
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Lumbar spine disorders
    • Neck pain
    • Pain management
    • Spinal surgery
Special clinical interests:

Mr Fouyas has expertise in the management of all the degenerative Spinal pathologies, which comprise the majority of his elective workload. He has, in addition, pursued Fellowship training in the United States in the treatment of complex Skull Base lesion and in Neurovascular Surgery. He is the Senior Surgeon in Edinburgh in the treatment of Cerebrovascular pathologies and shares, with Mr Patrick Statham, the workload of complex Skull Base Tumours.

Research interests:

Cerebrovascular Pathophysiology
Epidemiology of Cervical Degeneration

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Neurosurgeon, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh

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

Member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
Member of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
0131 316 2530
Private secretary telephone number:
0131 316 2567
Private secretary email address:
Tuesday 12pm-1.45pm and Thursday 9am-1pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Mr Fouyas has been a Consultant Neurosurgeon in Scotland since 2002. He trained in London, Edinburgh and Cincinnati. He is involved in the management of most elective and emergency neurosurgical pathologies. Over 500 patients are treated annually under his care. The majority of the patients he treats harbour spinal pathologies. In addition, he has a major clinical involvement in the treatment of patients who harbour benign tumours in the base of the skull and cerebrovascular lesions. 

His research interests currently focus on the pathophysiology of cervical spinal degeneration. 

His non-clinical interests involve undergraduate teaching and postgraduate training. He is very actively involved with the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, as an Examiner, Convener of Specialists Courses and Neurosurgical Educational Lead.

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Mr Ioannis Fouyas

Mr Ioannis Fouyas Neurosurgery Consultant, private hospital specialist.

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