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The London Clinic
Mr. Pereira has a wide general practice of brain, spine, peripheral nerve and functional neurosurgery.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery
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

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London Deep Brain Stimulation

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.

Clinical interests

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal surgery

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

Languages spoken

Portuguese

Articles

Q&A: Deep brain stimulation
Mr Pereira was interviewed alongside Dr Dominic Paviour on this 'remarkable treatment'.
Pioneering DBS treatment continues at The London Clinic
We can announce the introduction of a new pioneering DBS service that aims to improve the quality of life for patients with chronic pain and movement disorders.
First patient treated with pioneering DBS surgery
A patient with Parkinson’s disease has successfully undergone a pioneering form of deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery at The London Clinic.
Pioneering technology to help reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Mr Pereira tells Zawya.com how The London Clinic is the first private hospital in the UK to use the innovative Abbott Infinity™ DBS System to treat Parkinson’s disease patients.
Interview: American Association of Neurological Surgeons
In a detailed interview, Mr Pereira talks with the AANS on nationalised health care and looks ahead at its effects on procedures for the USA.

Medical Admissions

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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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