Mr Chandru Kaliaperumal
MBBS, DipMedEd, FEBNS, FRCSI, FRCSEd( Neuro.Surg)
I am a Consultant Paediatric and Adult Neurosurgeon working in the Royal Hospital for Children and Young people (RHYCP) and Department of Clinical neurosciences (DCN) based in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
I gained significant experience during my training by working in multiple major neurosurgical centres across the UK (Derriford Hospital Plymouth, Sheffield Teaching Hospital, University Hospital in Cardiff, and Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast) and the Republic of Ireland (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Cork University Hospital, Cork & Children’s University Hospital in Dublin). I then completed a Paediatric Neurosurgical Fellowship in Great Ormond Street Hospital, London.
I have a keen interest in teaching and train Medical students, Foundation doctors and post graduate Neurosurgical specialist trainees. I am a part of the question writing group for the Intercollegiate specialty Neurosurgical FRCS exit exams. I am an appraiser for the Consultant Neurosurgeons based in the NHS Lothian.
I have published more than 90 articles in peer-reviewed International Journals and have more than 125 presentations in National and International meetings. I have peer-reviewed scientific articles for more than 40 journals and am an Editorial board member for 3 International journals.
My current work includes Paediatric and Adult neurosurgery. I have a subspecialty interest in Brain tumour surgery, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Hydrocephalus, Neuroendoscopy, Craniofacial surgery, spinal degenerative disease, disc prolapse, Chiari malformation and spinal dysraphism. My private practice mirrors my NHS practice.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Chandru Kaliaperumal at Spire include:
Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.
Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS)
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)
Royal College of surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
European Society for Paediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN)
Prizes and awards
Department of Neurosurgery, DCN, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, RHCYP, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
I strongly believe in work life balance and holistic medicine. I am married to a Psychiatrist and have two children. Passionate music lover and singer, artist and Table tennis player.