Mr Christopher Chandler

Consultant Neurosurgeon

BSc MBBS FRCS (SN)

Specialty Neurosurgery

Special interests General neurosurgery, spinal cord tumours, brain cancers, neck and arm pain, Sciatica and back pain, Hydocephalus, paediatrics

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    Christopher Chandler has been a consultant adult and paediatric neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital (KCH) since 1997 and is one of the founder members of the London Neurosurgery Partnership. He has a BSc in Physiology from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1981) and obtained his medical degree from the University of London (Westminster Medical School) in 1986. His neurosurgical training was in London (Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, Kings College Hospital), Bristol (Frenchay Hospital) and Nottingham (Queen’s Medical Centre). He undertook fellowships in epilepsy surgery (King’s College Hospital) and paediatric neurosurgery (Nottingham).

    His main interests are in all aspects of paediatric neurosurgery and neuro-oncology. This includes the management of brain and spinal cord tumours in all age groups, metastatic brain tumours, epilepsy surgery and hydrocephalus. He leads the paediatric and adolescent (teenage and young adult) neurosurgical service at KCH. He also is one of the designated neurosurgeons to the King’s College Hospital regional adult brain and spinal cord tumour service, which covers South East London, Kent and East Sussex and is the largest brain tumour service in the UK.

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    General neurosurgery, spinal cord tumours, brain cancers, neck and arm pain, Sciatica and back pain, Hydocephalus, paediatrics

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