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.




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


The Neurosurgical 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 every year.

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.

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