Fred Nath retired as a British NHS Consultant Neurosurgeon in Middlesbrough after 35 years. He was appointed in 1986 and remained in that post until June 2020. He has regularly carried out both cranial and spinal surgery, up to his retiral date. He has done over a thousand lumbar and a similar number of cervical operations in his time.
He has removed 200 acoustic neuromas and done over 150 microvascular decompressions for trigeminal neuralgia. He has clipped more than 300 cerebral aneurysms and was clinical lead for Neurovascular surgery in Middlesbrough between 1995 and 2020.
Mr Nath has very extensive experience in neurosurgery, reporting to the Court and giving oral evidence in England, Scotland and Ireland on Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, and Criminal cases, the latter involving mainly head-injury.
He has been an examiner for the Intercollegiate FRCS (Neuro) examinations, sat on SBNS council and been a Royal College of Surgeons representative for consultant appointments. He has been a GMC competence assessor in 2012.
Neurosurgery, acoustic neuroma, trigeminal neuralgia, skull base surgery, head injuries, spinal injuries, spinal degenerative disease, cauda equina syndrome and head and neck injuries.