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Mr Erlick Pereira is available for video consultations.
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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

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.

For neurosurgery for psychiatric disorders (including vagal nerve stimulation for depression), Mr Pereira works closely with Dr Mohamed Abdelghani, a Consultant Psychiatrist also based in Harley Street.

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

  • Reader 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



First deep brain lesion for tremor completed at The London Clinic
The London Clinic
A patient with tremor has successfully undergone a pioneering form of deep brain lesioning surgery at The London Clinic. This is a first for a UK private hospital.
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.