The London Clinic

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery

Sub specialties

  • Minimally invasive and complex spine surgery
  • Functional neurosurgery - deep brain stimulation, spinal neuromodulation
  • Spinal tumours, trauma and metastatic spinal cord compression
  • Hydrocephalus, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, spinal cord injury, endoscopy
  • Head trauma, brain injury and brain lesions - cavernoma, meningioma

Clinical interests

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal surgery

Professional profile

Mr. Pereira has a wide general practice of brain, spine, peripheral nerve and functional neurosurgery. He is dual-trained in complex spinal surgery, having trained in neurosurgery at the Oxford John Radcliffe followed by an orthopaedic complex spinal surgery fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’.

He has special interests in all surgeries for severe chronic pain and cancer pain, spinal cord and dorsal root ganglion stimulation for pain, complex spinal surgery from slipped discs and trapped nerves to trauma, tumour and minimally invasive surgery, general brain surgery including trauma, benign lesions, vascular problems and hydrocephalus. He uses endoscopes and microscopes and has particular expertise in deep brain stimulation.

He has set up deep brain stimulation services in St George's, London where he is a senior lecturer and Porto, Portugal where he is a visiting Professor.

He has numerous awards including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons WH Sweet Award, US Congress of Neurosurgeons Tasker Award and the Hunterian Professorship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Mr. Pereira is a Neurosurgical Medical Advisor to the British Boxing Board of Control.


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Current posts

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon
    St George's Hospital, London

Current teaching posts

  • Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery
    St George's, University of London
  • Visiting Professor of Neurosurgery
    University of Porto

Medical training

Year qualified
2005
  • Cambridge University
  • Oxford University

Ages treated

Adults

Other languages spoken

Portuguese
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Clinic location

116 Harley Street
London W1G 7JL
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Clinic times

Tuesday: 1pm - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 1pm - 5pm
Friday: 1pm - 5pm

Secretary

Louise Benka-Davies
+44 (0)207 616 7720
+44 (0)0207 486 4601