Introducing Queen Square Private Patient Gamma Knife Service at UCLH’s National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosciences
Mr Neil Kitchen leads the Queen Square Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Centre housed within the University College London Hospitals’ (UCLH) National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square, London. The Centre welcomes referrals for Privately funded treatment . We provide quick and simple access to life-saving and life-extending treatment to ensure enhanced quality of life for patients under the care and supervision of world-class experts.
Importantly, Queen Square Radiosurgery Centre is one of just two National Centres of Excellence in the UK for the provision of specialist care and support to patients with rare and complex conditions. Our long-standing affiliation with University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) and The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery also ensures The Centre benefits from treating patients within a world renowned clinical research, teaching and service delivery environment; involving expert Neurosurgeons, Oncologists and Neuroradiologists in the field, offering high quality, evidenced based treatment to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.
Queen Square provides a dedicated Private Patient and International Referral Treatment Service or the following conditions:
- Brain Metastases (secondary metastatic brain tumours which have spread from the body)
- Skull based tumours including: Meningioma, Acoustic Neuroma & Vestibular Schwannoma
- Pituitary tumours
- Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
Paediatric Radiosurgery Services are also available through our collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children which is co-located at Queen Square.
Mr Greg James is the Clinical Lead for the Children’s Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Centre at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and Queen Square, University College Hospital London.
Mr James is the Fellowship Programme Director at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and holds several local and national training roles. Mr James has a PhD with post-doctoral research into the cellular mechanisms underlying stroke and brain injury in children at UCL, where he remains a senior lecturer. His specialised expertise includes Stereotactic radiosurgery – Gamma Knife for AVMs and tumours in children.
Queen Square (Gamma Knife) Radiosurgery Centre is led by a team of experts and underpinned by excellence. UCLH is the world’s oldest Neurosciences Hospital and was recently named one of the top three leading Neurosciences Centres by Newsweek Click here to read more. Together with the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, it forms a major Centre of Excellence for Neuroscience teaching, training, and research.
Furthermore, four of the world’s top twelve most cited authors in Neurosciences and Behaviour are currently based at Queen’s Square. According to the most recent research assessment exercise, REF2014, the institute, as part of the Faculty of Brain Sciences, is the highest rated UK institution for neuroscience research output, with its own Nobel Laureate. Indeed, UCL is home to 29 Nobel Laureates.