Mr Keyoumars Ashkan gained his initial medical qualifications from Cardiff in 1993 and underwent dual postgraduate training in London in surgery and medicine. He obtained membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 1997 and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Glasgow (FRCS) in 1998.
Mr Ashkan completed further specialist training in general neurosurgery and subsequently was awarded Fellowship of the Royal of Surgeons in Neurosurgery (FRCS SN) in 2002. He also completed sub-specialist training in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery.
Mr Ashkan is currently a Consultant Neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital and also a consultant at the London Neurosurgery Partnership. Mr Ashkan’s expertise is in degenerative spine disease which includes arm pain and sciatica, back and neck pain and peripheral nerve disorders. He has particular clinical interest in neuromodulation surgery and brain tumors.
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Neuromodulation essentially involves the use of electricity, delivered into specific parts of the brain, spine or the nerves to change their function. Through using electricity to change the functions of the body neuromodulation can be used to treat a whole spectrum of medical conditions.Read full article
What is Neuromodulation?
Neuromodulation is one of the most exciting emerging techniques in neurosurgery. It essentially involves the use of electricity, delivered into specific parts of the brain, spine or the nerves to change their function and treat a whole spectrum of medical conditions. Unlike the traditional concept of surgery which involves making changes to the structure of the body to treat disease, neuromodulation acts to change the function.Read full article
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