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.

Neurosurgery

Service detail

Within the Neurosurgery service there are 20 Consultant Neurosurgeons, five Consultant Orthopaedic surgeons and 27 specialist nurses working alongside Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) to deliver specialist services at The Walton Centre and at nine satellites sites at partner trusts across Cheshire and Merseyside, Isle of Man and Wales.

In normal circumstances 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.

Neurosurgery Consultants

Mr Neil Buxton

Dr Neil Buxton is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre

Mr Farouk Olubajo

Mr Farouk Olubajo is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre.

Mr David Carter

Mr David Carter is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre

Mr Jibril Osman Farah

Mr Jibril Osman Farah is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre.

Mr Zaid Sarsam

Mr Zaid Sarsam is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre.

Mr Jawad Yousaf

Mr Jawad Yousaf is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre.

Miss Catherine Gilkes

Miss Catherine Gilkes is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre.

Mr Emmanuel Chavredakis

Mr Emmanuel Chavredakis is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Walton Centre

Related Services

Management of Chronic Pain

Exercise and continuing to work are key to recovery for chronic pain.

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.

Epilepsy surgery

The Walton Centre has one of the oldest and largest epilepsy surgery services in the country.

Page last updated: 30 August 2021