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Dr Nick Hirsch

Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, UK


Nicholas Hirsch  is a Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at the National Hospital for

Neurology and Neurosurgery and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Neurology, London, UK. He has 28 years of experience as a Consultant Neuroanaethetist and is the co-author of the most comprehensive single volume anaesthetic book "A to Z - Anaesthesia and Intensive Care". 

Dr Robert John

Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, UK


Robert John has been Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at the National Hospital since 2014. Robert underwent his anaesthetic training at the Imperial School of Anaesthesia in 2006, before specialising in neuroanaesthesia  at Charing Cross Hospital and The National Hospital, Queen Square with subspecialist interest including anesthesia for awake craniotomies and pre-assessment of complex high-risk neurosurgical patients

Dr Jason Wilson

Consultant Neuroanaesthetist

Charing Cross Hospital


Dr Jason Wilson has been a Consultant Neuroanaesthetist at Charing Cross Hospital

since 1999. He trained at Frenchay Hospital, the National Hospital and Charing Cross.

He specialises in anaesthesia for glioma surgery and deep brain stimulation. He researched brain bioenergetics using MR spectroscopy at Imperial College and is also

a qualified biostatistician with an interest in clinical trial design and causal inference.

Dr Paul Mullholand
Consultant clinical Oncologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust and Mount Vernon Cancer Centre


Dr Paul Mulholland is the Chair of the HCA Cancer Care brain and central nervous

system tumour board. He did his doctoral research in genomic profiling in brain cancer

at the Cancer Research UK London Research Institute. This led to his focus on developing biomarkers and targets for therapy in brain cancer, including the clinical trial portfolio

of novel agents in brain cancer which he now runs at UCLH and nationally. 

Dr Nihal Shah

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and

East and North Herts NHS Trust Hospitals


Dr Shah is active in clinical trial participation, is an investigator for a number for local studies and is an advisor to pharmaceutical companies on relevant cancer strategies. He was an advisor to the Health Care Commission and the cancer strategy for head and neck tumours. Dr Shah has an interest in radiotherapy, including stereotactic radiosurgery - CyberKnife®, and chemotherapy.

Dr Jeremy Rees

Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neuro-Oncology and Consultant Neurologist 

The National Hospiotal for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, UK

Pathway Director, Brain Cancer, Integrated Cancer Systems


Dr Rees specializes in the management of LGGs and neurological complications of cancer. He has been the Clinical Lead for the Brain Tumour Unit at NHNN and is the Pathway Director for Brain Cancer. He has carried out research into multimodality imaging of Low Grade Gliomas and has edited a textbook on Neuro-oncology.

Dr Gary Hotton

Consultant Neurologist and Neuro-oncologist

The National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery and The N Middlesex Hospital


Dr Hotton was appointed to the post of Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) and also at the North Middlesex Hospital in 2010 where he is lead clinician for the General Neurology Department. He has a broad general neurological practice and specialises in the management of patients with brain tumors and the neurological manifestations of cancer.    

Mrs Sharon Sulley

Private PA to Mr Samandouras

Manager, Private Consulting Rooms, Queen Square Enterprises


Sharon has been working with Mr Samandouras since 2012 and has the very demanding job of organisisng Mr Samandouras' UK and international patients appointments, obtaining scans remotely and organising Skype consultations with Mr Samandouras from all over the world. She is known for her friendly, supportive manner and for making patients feel comforted, especially when in difficult situations. 

Mrs Hilda Wilson

NHS Medical Secretary to Mr Samandouras


Hilda has the challenging task of managing Mr Samandouras' busy NHS practice. She has been working as a medical secretary since 2000 and has been working with Mr Samandouras since 2008. She is known for her pleasant, polite manners, work ethic and highly efficient way in handling patients requests and organising successfully

demanding clinics.

Brain tumour neurosurgeon

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