Task Force: CSF
MB ChB, FRCS (London), MSc (Neurovascular diseases), FRCS (SN), FEBNS (Braakman diploma)
Mansoor Foroughi qualified from Sheffield Medical School UK, commencing extensive & sub-specialized neurosurgical training at the Royal London Hospital, before completing his formal Neurosurgical training program in University of Wales. This was followed by three fellowships including two long and intensive international fellowship programs in Helsinki, Finland and Vancouver, Canada, during which he also completes his MSc program in Neurovascular diseases. On return to the UK, he worked as a senior fellow at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham in both anterior & lateral skull base surgery and use of minimally invasive techniques, before working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon for several years at QEH Birmingham.
While working in one of UK's largest and busiest Neurosurgical units, focusing on surgery of complex tumors (ventricular & pineal tumors, Neurovascular and skull base surgery, in keeping with the units international reputation he further focused on management of complex Hydrocephalus and the treatment of Chiari Malformations, Syringomyelia, colloid & arachnoid cysts and development of neuro-endoscopic procedures.
He has been working as consultant Neurosurgeon in Royal Sussex County Hospital, and is keen on use of problem based learning techniques, self-assessment & improvement with use of operative videos for training, advocating where possible routine recording of operations and also development and ethical use of Artificial Intelligence in Health care.
His operative focus where possible is on Microsurgery, Neuroendoscopic techniques and passionate about development of CSF disorders as a subspecialty & section, inclusive of Intraventricular Obstructuve hydrocephalus, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, Chiari Malformation, Syringomyelia, Arachnoid cysts, Colloid cysts and Cranial & Spinal CSF pathway lesions.