Neil Dorward


35 years of experience
35 years of experience



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Mr Neil Dorward is a Consultant Neurosurgeon based in London. He has a special interest in neuro-oncology and spinal surgery. Mr Dorward treats a number of conditions including neck and back pain, spinal deformities and brain tumours. He is passionate about the use of minimally invasive techniques in brain and spinal surgery.

Mr Dorward completed his undergraduate training at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London and he went on to train in London. He specialised in Neurosurgery and spent 2 years undertaking a research degree focusing on the technology involved in intra-operate image-guidance for neurosurgery.

Mr Dorward is a Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London and Clinical Lead for Endoscopic Neurosurgery.

Mr Dorward is interested in medical education and he is heavily involved in providing training in endoscopy to surgeons. He is also a faculty member on numerous neurosurgery training courses at the Royal College of Surgeons. Mr Dorward has a passion for research and he directs a clinical research programme with two full-time research fellows. 


 Mr Dorward sees patients at:

The London Gamma Knife Centre at The Wellington Hospital Platinum Medical Centre, 15-17 Lodge Road, London, NW8 7JA Mondays, AM & PM

The Wellington Hospital Elstree The Waterfront, Beaufort House, Elstree Road, Elstree, WD6 3BS Wednesdays, AM & PM

****clinic times vary depending on the week.

For more details on Mr Dorward’s availability please contact his office.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Surgery for sciatica
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Spinal decompressions
  • Spinal fixation
  • Spinal fusion
  • Cervical surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Brain surgery
  • Skull base surgery
  • Craniotomy
  • Stereotactic biopsy
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Spinal tumours
  • Neurooncology
  • Brain Tumours
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis


Spinal Surgery, Skull-Base Surgery, Neuro-Oncology, Spinal Surgery (Complex)

All procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cervical (Neck) Surgery
  • Lumbar Back Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Nerve Root Injection
  • Sciatica Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Spinal Injections for Pain
  • Complex Revision Spinal Surgery
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Laminectomy
  • Shunt for Hydrocephalus
  • Surgery for Myelopathy
  • Thoracic (Back) Surgery

All conditions

  • Pituitary Tumour
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Pain
  • Brain Tumours
  • Back Pain
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Craniopharyngiomas
  • Herniated Disc or Slipped Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis




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Registered with

General Medical Council: 3405581


15-17 Lodge Road, London, NW8 7JA

  • Monday:
    1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, WD6 3BS


Consultation Fees

New appointment: £350

Follow-up appointment: £280


Overall Rating

Overall rating

Overall experience

4.9 / 5

Personal care received

4.93 / 5

Explanation of care provided

4.88 / 5



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