COVID-19 Restrictions to remain in place at our hospital

We would like to remind you that the restrictions currently in place across the NHS will remain for the foreseeable future. This includes limitations on visiting patients, and infection control measures such as wearing face masks, temperature checks and maintaining social distancing when at our hospital.

Mr Farouk Olubajo

About Farouk Olubajo

Mr Farouk Olubajo is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre. He completed medical school at the Imperial College School of Medicine, London. After his foundation training, he completed his neurosurgical training in the South Yorkshire Deanery. Here he also spent two years completing a medical doctorate. This lab based research project aimed to develop a device that could be used for studying brain tumours. Alongside his training, Mr Olubajo devised and organised a specialist course for fellow neurosurgeons, focused on minimising and managing neurosurgical complications. The course is now run in partnership with Aesculap Academia (B Braun).

After completing his training he then undertook a Royal College approved Fellowship in Neurosurgical Oncology at The Walton Centre, Liverpool. Since February 2021 he has been working as a Consultant at The Walton Centre with a special interest in brain tumours, hydrocephalus, cranial trauma and degenerative spinal disorders.

Speciality

Neurosurgery

Qualifications

BSc (NeuroScience), MBBS, MRCS (Eng), MD, FRCS (Neuro.Surg)

Clinical/research interests

Brain tumours

Cranial trauma

Hydrocephalus and CSF Disorders

Degenerative spine

Membership of professional regional and national bodies

Society of British Neurological Surgeons  

British Neuro-Oncology Society

Royal College of Surgeons of England 

Related Services

Spinal Surgery

We provide a specialist spinal surgery service including treatment of degenerative spinal conditions

Neuro-Oncology Department

The Walton Centre Neuro-Oncology team provide a dedicated surgical oncology service for patients diagnosed with brain and central nervous system tumours.

Neurosurgery

The Division is one of the busiest neurosurgical units in the UK, seeing approximately 9,800 new patients, 3,800 elective patients, and 1,700 emergency inpatients per annum.

Brain Tumor service

The brain tumour service at The Walton Centre treats over 500 new patients per year.

Hydrocephalus, CSF disorders and spina bifida

Hydrocephalus, commonly known as ‘water on the brain’, is a condition that can affect all age groups from babies to the elderly.

Page last updated: 09 September 2021