Professor Nihal T Gurusinghe

Professor Nihal T Gurusinghe

Consultant Neurosurgeon

Practising at

Spire Fylde Coast Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Nihal T Gurusinghe at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Spinal surgery: lumbar operations for back pain/sciatica
  • Outpatient Consultations for: back pain, neck pain, spinal conditions, brain neurological disease including tumours and blood vessel disease.

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Professional profile

I trained in London at The Atkinson Morley's Hospital, The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases and Great Ormond Street Hospital. I was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in 1985.

Aside from my extensive clinic experience, I am also closely involved in the activities of the British Neurological Surgeons and served as honorary secretary from 2000 to 2004. I am a member of the council of the society and am the NICE co-ordinator for the society. I am also the joint Royal College Representative on the Specialist Advisory Committee in Neurosurgery for surgical training at The Royal College of Surgeons, London.

I am an examiner for the FRCS neurosurgery in the UK as well as the international FRCS.

Clinical Interests

Back pain
Spinal surgery
Vascular and/or skull base disorders

Special clinical interests: Peripheral nerve entrapment. Spinal surgery including tumours. Neurosurgery - vascular lesions and skull base tumours.

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

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

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Current NHS posts

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

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

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Personal Profile

I am a keen lover of cricket and play for the local village club in the summer. 

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Private contact details

Telephone 01253 308 031