We know how scary it is if you’ve been told you have a problem with your a brain, like a tumour. But the truth is, in a large majority of cases, these conditions are either highly treatable or may not need active treatment at all (let alone surgery on your brain).
The most important thing for you to do is talk to an expert who can explain what’s going on, put the problem in context, and set out your treatment options.
Our cranial neurosurgeons are industry leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as:
- Brain tumours (cancer or non-cancer)
- Hydrocephalus (often known as 'water on the brain')
- Vascular problems (for example: aneurysm, AVM)
- Head injuries
- Nerve syndromes (such as trigeminal neuralgia and hemifacial spasm)
- Movement disorders
Often other specialists, such as neurologists, ENT consultants, ophthalmologists, or GPs, are the first to pick these problems up, usually after a brain scan.
The outline diagnosis from the scan may leave the patient worried and confused about what the result means.
Our cranial neurosurgeons and the neurology team will quickly and accurately diagnose what is wrong, giving you reassurance and an understanding of you need to do next. At The London Independent Hospital, we work with a multi-disciplinary team (MDT) approach, meaning your consultant will liaise with a team of other experts to ensure you get the highest quality of decision-making and care.
The team includes specialists in Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology (non-surgical tumour treatment), Neuroradiology, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology and more.
On the occasions when surgery is needed, you will be in the highly-trained hands of our neuro-specialist theatre, neuro-ICU, and ward teams.
This MDT approach ensures you receive access to unrivalled expertise and insight, as well as the highest levels of care and attention.
All members of the team are available on site, making sure your diagnosis and treatment is as seamless and convenient as possible.
If you are coming to us directly (rather than via GP or insurance referral), we offer very competitively priced self-pay packages, along with payment plan options to help make private healthcare accessible and affordable for all.