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Mr Richard Gullan

Consultant Neurosurgeon
Mr Richard Gullan
Consultant Neurosurgeon
GMC No. or Equivalent: 2408772
Year Qualified: 1977

Mr Gullan is a Consultant Neurosurgeon with over 22 years’ experience. Throughout his career he has been involved in developing and pioneering new techniques and was the first neurosurgeon worldwide to pilot the use of intervertebral fusion cages for cervical disc surgery and the first to introduce posterior lumbar interbody fusion to neurosurgeons in the UK. These techniques have since become commonly employed on an international basis.

Mr Gullan is currently engaged in treating patients with complex spinal problems and patients with brain tumours. Mr Gullan qualified at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London. He undertook neurosurgical training in Cambridge, Edinburgh and London prior to being appointed in 1998 as Consultant Neurosurgeon to the SE Thames Regional Neurosurgical Unit at the Brook Hospital, which was amalgamated with the Guy’s/Maudsley Unit to create the King’s College Hospital Neuroscience Centre in 1995.

Primary speciality

Specialist interests

Spinal neurosurgery
Management of brain tumours

Professional Memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England
Royal Society of Medicine
Royal College of Physicians of London
British Medical Association
Society of British Neurological Surgeons
British Neuro-Oncology Society
British Association of Spinal Surgeons
North American Spinal Society
West Kent Medico-Chirurgical Society
The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London


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