Professional background

Ciaran Scott Hill is an academic consultant neurosurgeon/honorary associate professor with a neurosurgical oncology subspeciality focus based at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neuosurgery and the UCL Cancer Institute.

His practice includes all forms of brain tumours and other general neurosurgical conditions of the brain and spine. He graduated top of his year at Barts and The Royal London Medical School with a double distinction and then completed his neurosurgical training in London with an academic clinical lectureship in neurosurgical oncology at Queen Square, London. He holds an MSc in clinical neuroscience (distinction) from UCL and a PhD in molecular neurobiology from the University of Cambridge (Jesus College).

He utilises the full range of modern neurosurgical oncology techniques including advanced mapping and surgical adjuncts. His research interest is in the fundamental biology and translation of therapies for use in brain tumour. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, abstracts and books, and his work has received various awards and competative grant funding.

He is committed to delivering safe, effective, high-quality care for patients and advancing the understanding and treatment of brain tumours.

Research interests

  • Molecular biology of brain tumours
  • Translation of new therapies into clinical care