Mr Robert Corns
BSc (Hons), MS BCh (Hons), FRCS (SN)
I obtained my medical degree in Cardiff and was an undergraduate researcher at Harvard University.
I completed my surgical training in London, under the tutelage of some the most world-renowned neurosurgeons at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Hurstwood Park, King’s College Hospital and St George’s Hospital.
I gained international experience visiting the Centre Hôspitalier Sainte-Anne, Paris, France.
I am interested in degenerative disease of the spine, offering a range of surgeries for this pathology. My NHS work is more orientated towards brain tumours. The sort of operations and conditions I deal with regularly include:
I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health at University of Leeds. At Neuroregeneration Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, I spent five months working on stem cell transplant and neuroprotective strategies for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease (2002). At Neurodegeneration Laboratory, Cardiff, I won a grant from the Welcome Trust to investigate factors influencing age-related neurodegeneration during summer vacation (2000).
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Robert Corns at Spire include:
Spire Methley Park Hospital 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.
BSc(Hons) / England / 2000
Bachelor of Science of Anatomy, First class Honours
MS BCh(Hons) / England / 2003
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, First class Honours
FRCS(SN) / Royal College of London / 2011
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Surgical Neurology
Society of British Neurosurgeons
British Association of Spinal Surgeon
British Neuro-oncology Society
British Medical Association
Lead Clinician for Neuro-trauma for the West Yorkshire Major Trauma Network; October, 2013 to present
Lead Clinician for Clinical Governance, Department of Neurosurgery, LGI; February, 2017 to present
Lead Clinician, Department of Neurosurgery, LGI; January, 2017 to December, 2020
Consultant Neurosurgeon, Leeds General Infirmary.
Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds.