Mr Pedro Oliveira Castanho

Tel: +44 (0) 203 448 3456
Fax: +44 (0) 203 448 3340
Email: maldoujaily@nhs.net

Location:
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Specialities:
Neurosurgery

Professional background

2017 - Present Consultant Neurosurgeon, Victor Horsley Department of Neurosurgery, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square), University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London

2015 - 2017 Consultant Neurosurgeon, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Kingston-upon-Hull - specialised in neurovascular, skull base surgery, posterior fossa tumours and endoscopic surgery

2014 - 2015 Locum Consultant Neurosurgeon, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Kingston-upon-Hull

2011 - 2014 Specialist in Neurosurgery, Central Lisbon Universitary Hospital Centre, Portugal - specialised in vascular, skull base and pituitary (microsurgical and endoscopic), tumours and spine (degenerative and tumours)

Multiple clinical electives/visiting fellowships: Mayo Clinic, Rochester (USA); Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki (Finland); Instituto de Ciencias Neurologicas de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo (Brazil); International Neuroscience Institute, Hannover (Germany).

Tutor for UCL Neurosciences - University College London (2017 - present)
Tutor for Hull and York Medical Students (2015 - 2017)
Honorary Lecturer in Neurosurgery - Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal

Research interests

Neurovascular, skull base, meningiomas, neuroanatomy, general cranial neurosurgery, degenerative spine, peripheral nerves

Publications

Latest publication (as senior author):

  • Brown D, Graham C, Smith A, Storey M, Robson C, Maliakal P, Kounin G, Castanho P.
  • Same day embolisation followed by microsurgical resection of brain arteriovenous malformations: a single centre early experience.
  • Br J Neurosurg. 2020 May 18:1-4. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2020.1765972. Online ahead of print.Br J Neurosurg. 2020. PMID: 32419509

GMC/GDC number: 7471944