Mr David qualified as a doctor in Pécs, Hungary in 1982. After two years working as a trainee in Pathology he started his basic and then specialist training in Neurosurgery at the University of Pécs, Hungary. Having passed the Neurology and Neurosurgery Board Examinations in Hungary he came to the UK in 1993 to gain further experience.

He passed the European Board Examination in 1995 and the FRCS Surgical Neurology Examination in 1998. His UK neurosurgical training took place at the National Hospital in Queen Square, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, Charing Cross and Oldchurch Hospitals. He was appointed Consultant Neurosurgeon at Oldchurch Hospital, now Queen’s Hospital, in 2001.

He subspecialises in spine surgery, neuro-endoscopy and established a service for percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for painful vertebral fractures. As an established member of a busy neurosurgical centre he treats a large number of patients with brain and spinal neurosurgical diseases.

Other interests:
Complex spinal surgery, peripheral nerve entrapment, percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty, neuro-endoscopy, brain tumours and hydrocephalus.

Contact details:

NHS appointments
Consultant Neurosurgeon – Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS Trust

Private consultations
Nuffield Health Brentwood Hospital
Tel: 01277 695 695

Tel: 01277 261 924

Clinics held:
Weekly Thursday 14:00 – 17:00

Areas of expertise:
Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery

Medical qualifications:
FRCS (Surg. Neurology), MD

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Member of:
•Society of British Neurological Surgeons
•British Association of Spinal Surgeons
•Medical and Dental Defence Union (Scotland)
•Royal College of Surgeons