Dr Fergus Robertson

Dr Fergus RobertsonTel: 020 3448 3446
Fax: 020 3448 3070
Email: NEURORAD@uclh.nhs.uk

Location:
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Specialities:
Neuroradiology

Professional background

Fergus Robertson is a consultant in interventional and diagnostic neuroradiology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

Fergus graduated in medicine from Cambridge University in 1993 and Royal London Hospital in 1996. His early medical training in general medicine and cardiology in London led to Membership of the Royal College of Physicians. He transferred to radiology training at the Royal Free Hospital in North London before sub-specialised on the Pan-London Neuroradiology Fellowship, including a 2 year training in Interventional neuroradiology at Queen Square and Great Ormond Street Hospital. He was appointed to his current consultant post in 2006.

Fergus is currently the clinical lead for paediatric interventional neuroradiology at GOSH and adult interventional neuroradiology at Queen Square and for spinal imaging. His key clinical focus is the endovascular management of vascular problems of the brain and spine in adults and children, in particular the treatment of cerebral aneurysms and arteriovenous shunts. He coordinates the national service for Vein of Galen malformations and other neonatal arteriovenous shunts at Great Ormond Street.

He has a broad diagnostic neuroimaging experience with special interests including vascular and spinal disorders. Fergus has active involvement in research, publishing textbooks chapters and papers in journals. He is heavily involved in teaching and training junior colleagues. He is passionate about minimising clinical risk and maximising patient safety through an active clinical governance programme.

Research interests

  • Management of arteriovenous shunts in babies and children
  • Oncological applications of interventional neuroradiology techniques
  • Endovascular management of cerebrovenous disorders

Publications

Pediatric cerebral aneurysms.
Joseph J Gemmete, Ahmed K Toma, Indran Davagnanam, Fergus Robertson, Stefan Brew
Neuroimaging Clinics of North America 11/2013; 23(4):771-9.

Preoperative Particle and Glue Embolization of Meningiomas: Indications, Results and Lessons Learned from 117 Consecutive Patients.
Anouk Borg, Jinendra Ekanayake, Richard Mair, Thomas Smedley, Stefan Brew, Neil Kitchen, George Samandouras, Fergus Robertson
Neurosurgery 09/2013;

Early single centre experience of flow diverting stents for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms.
Ahmed K Toma, Fergus Robertson, Ken Wong, Yogish Joshi, Avinash Haridas, Joan Grieve, Laurence D Watkins, Neil D Kitchen, Stefan Brew
British Journal of Neurosurgery 05/2013; •

Autonomic cardio-respiratory reflex reactions and superselective ophthalmic arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma.
Trudie J Phillips, Simon P McGuirk, Hardeep K Chahal, Judith Kingston, Fergus Robertson, Stefan Brew, Derek Roebuck, John L Hungerford, Jane Herod
Pediatric Anesthesia 05/2013;

Screening for Cerebrovascular Disease in Microcephalic Osteodysplastic Primordial Dwarfism Type II (MOPD II): An Evidence-Based Proposal.
Luke D Perry, Fergus Robertson, Vijeya Ganesan
Pediatric Neurology 04/2013; 48(4):294-8

Preoperative Particle and Glue Embolization of Meningiomas: Indications, Results and Lessons Learned from 117 Consecutive Patients.
Anouk Borg, Jinendra Ekanayake, Richard Mair, Thomas Smedley, Stefan Brew, Neil Kitchen, George Samandouras, Fergus Robertson
Neurosurgery 02/2013;

Angiogram negative subarachnoid haemorrhage: Outcomes and the role of repeat angiography.
A A Khan, J D Shand Smith, M A Kirkman, F J Robertson, K Wong, C Dott, J P Grieve, L D Watkins, N D Kitchen
Clinical neurology and neurosurgery 02/2013;

Neurovascular screening in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia: dilemmas for the paediatric neuroscience community. Vijeya Ganesan, Fergus Robertson, Jonathan Berg
Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 09/2012;

Preoperative embolisation of choroid plexus tumours in children: part I-does the reduction of perioperative blood loss affect the safety of subsequent surgery?
Nikolaos Haliasos, Stefan Brew, Fergus Robertson, Richard Hayward, Dominic Thompson, Aabir Chakraborty
Child s Nervous System 09/2012;

Pre-operative embolisation of choroid plexus tumours in children. Part II. Observations on the effects on CSF production.
Nikolaos Haliasos, Stefan Brew, Fergus Robertson, Richard Hayward, Dominic Thompson, Aabir Chakraborty
Child s Nervous System 09/2012;

Teaching NeuroImages: Progressive asymmetric parkinsonism and tendon xanthomas.
Kirmi O, Murphy E, Carecchio M, Sulkin T, Rankin J, Robertson F. Neurology.  2011 Oct 25;77(17):e97-8.

Outcomes in Poor Grade Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients Treated with Acute Endovascular Coiling of Aneurysms and Aggressive Intensive Care ;
Taylor CJ, Robertson F, Brealey D, O'shea F, Stephen T, Brew S, Grieve JP, Smith M, Appleby I. ; Neurocrit Care. 2010 May 13

Stability of ruptured intracranial aneurysms treated with detachable coils: is delayed follow-up angiography warranted?
Tailor J, Goetz P, Chandrashekar H, Stephen T, Schiariti M, Grieve J, Watkins L, Brew S, Robertson F, Kitchen N Br J Neurosurg. 2010 Aug;24(4):405-9.

 

 

GMC/GDC number: 4333959