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Mr Richard Gullan
Mr Richard Gullan
BsC, MRCP, FRCS
Neurosurgery
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About

Mr Gullan is the most senior neurosurgeon in London neurosurgery partnership and works with other to deliver a high level of neurosurgical care. 

He has obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physicians and a fellowship of the royal college of surgeons. He has developed a large practice in spinal and neurovascular training and has established a reputation for being at the forefront of many surgical techniques. 

He presented the first use of posterior instrumented stabilisation for malignant disease affecting the spinal column and was the first neurosurgeon worldwide to pilot both the use of intervertebral fusion cages for cervical disc surgery and introduce posterior lumbar interbody fusion to neurosurgeons in the UK.

Mr Gullan enjoys teaching, especially operative techniques and clinical decision making, to young neurosurgeons. 

 

 

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Medical Procedures

  • Craniotomy Brain Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal surgery
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal surgery
  • Sciatica
  • Back pain
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Brachalgia
  • Discectomy
  • Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Epidural for back pain
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Lumbar microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery 
  • Neurosurgery
  • Craniotomy Brain Surgery
  • Gamma knife surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Facet joint pain

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Special Interests

  • Brain Tumours
  • Spinal surgery
  • Complex spinal surgery
  • Degenerative spinal disease
  • Metastatic spinal cord compression 
  • Spinal tumours
  • Neuro-oncology

 

Education

Primary Medical Qualification

MB BS 1977 University of London

  

Specialist Register entry date 

Neurosurgery From 08 Sep 2003


Professional Memberships

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Royal College of Physicians (England)

British Medical Association

Society of British Neurological Surgeons

British Spine Society

British Association of Spinal Surgeons

British Neuro-Oncology Group

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4.9

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4.9

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4.9

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Very relaxed manner, but clearly very experienced and reassuring
Patient seen for:Neck Pain
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25-10-2019
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Everything was well explained in a way that was easy to understand
Patient seen for:Chronic Pain
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25-10-2019
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Extremely happy, highly recommend Mr. Gullan.
Patient seen for:Artificial Disc Replacement
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25-10-2019
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Excellent
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25-10-2019
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He was extremely knowledgeable and put me at ease. I liked his manner very much and was reassured I would take need another injection.
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08-03-2019
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First class.
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08-03-2019
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Charming and reassuring
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19-09-2018
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24-08-2017
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Was a great experience.
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18-08-2017
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VertY helpful and explained everything well. The prompt MRI and consultancy was amazing
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03-08-2017
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