Lead for cranial neurosurgery at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) education lead.
In addition to his normal clincal responsibilities, Mr Grover conducts leading-edge research as the neurovascular specialist investigator for a number of new studies
Steering committee for the National AVM registry.
He is course director for the Queen Square review course and an organiser of London Brain School.
Mr Patrick Grover, Consultant Skull Base and Vascular Neurosurgeon
Mr Patrick Grover is a neurosurgeon who specialises in skull base and vascular neurosurgery - as well as in radio-surgery. He has particular expertise in managing pathologies such as cranial meningioma, vestibular schwannoma, cavernoma, arteriovenous malformations and aneurysms. This includes providing the full range of management options including open surgical excision, gamma knife radiosurgery or endovascular treatments in collaboration with interventional radiologists. He also manages degenerative spine pathologies including lumbar and cervical disc disease.
After completing his medical training at At Oxford University he undertook degrees in biological sciences and neurosciences with first class honours before completing his medical training at Oxford University Medical School.
Patrick Grover was awarded an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship to undertake neurosurgery training in North London at Charing Cross Hospital, the Royal London hospital, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN). After completing his training he undertook fellowships in skull base and vascular neurosurgery at NHNN where he was then appointed as a consultant.
Mr Grover's personal treatment philosophy
"Patient choice is first and foremost. A patient should be fully informed and have the opportunity to access every treatment option in their care journey."
Why did you chose to specialise in neurosurgery?
"Neurosurgery tackles some of the most challenging conditions in medicine and gives the clinician the opportunity to benefit patients at some of the most difficult times of their lives."
What makes a ‘good day’ at the office ‘for you’?
"The gratitude of a patient and their family at the end of a day of treatments and operating."
Areas of specialist expertise:
- Arteriovenous malformation
- Vestibular Schwannoma
- Acoustic neuroma
- Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Mr Patrick Grover's Places of Practice
Treating skull based tumours including meningioma and vestibular schwannoma
The treatment of skull base tumours such as meningiomas and vestibular schwannomas is complex with many parallels between the two pathologies. Each patient and tumour should be assessed individually, and the treatment options presented equally for you to make an informed decision for your particular circumstances. It’s important to see an experienced multidisciplinary team that can provide all the available options so your treatment can be tailored appropriately.Read full article
Consultant Skull Base and Vascular Neurosurgeon
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