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Dukes Neurosurgery and Specialist Hospital

Consultant
Neurosurgeon/
Neurooncologist

Dr John Usuah

He is currently a Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurosurgery at the Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UK), where he delivers high-quality care to patients with complex neurosurgical conditions. He has successfully completed a cranial trauma and CSF fellowship at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UK), which provided him with invaluable exposure to advanced neurosurgical techniques and research. Prior to this, he held the role of Specialty Registrar in Neurosurgery at esteemed institutions such as Lagos University Teaching Hospital (Nigeria), Apollo Hospital Bangalore (India), and Derriford Hospital Plymouth NHS Trust (UK). In these positions, he honed his skills in adult and pediatric neurosurgical emergency management, spinal surgery, neuro-oncology, trauma neurosurgery, vascular procedures, skull base neurosurgery, and functional neurosurgery.

Furthermore, he has earned multiple certifications, including fellowship qualifications in neurosurgery from the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS), the West African College of Surgeons (FWACS), and the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (FMCS). He also holds a postgraduate diploma (PGDip) in surgical science from the University of Edinburgh (UK). His core competencies encompass adult and pediatric neurosurgery, with a special interest in cranial trauma, CSF disorders, spinal surgery, vascular and skull base neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and surgical research. His mission revolves around the pursuit of excellence and innovation in neurosurgery, with a dedication to improving patient outcomes and enhancing their quality of life. He is passionate about continuous learning, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, and sharing his knowledge and experience with fellow healthcare professionals.

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