Medical Degree, University of Padua Medical School -1999
MSc Surgical Technology, Imperial College London 2003
MRCS (Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh-2004
FRCS (SN), Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh-2010
University of Padua Medical School, 1992-1999
Charing Cross Hospital, London, 2004-2005
Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham2005-2006
Northern Deanery Specialist Neurosurgical Training 2006-2010
Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh 2010-2012
Consultant Neurosurgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trusts-Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon, Birmingham Childrens Hospital
Clinical Service Lead for Neurosurgery
Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS)
British Skull Base Society (BSBS)
British Neurovascular Group (BNVG)
North American Skull Base Society (NASBS)
Skull Base including Lateral skull base and Endoscopic anterior skull base surgery
Clinica Service Lead for Neurosurgery
Clinical Lead of Neuro-vascular service
Surgical and endoscopic anatomy of the skull base
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Understanding activity pie charts
What does the Consultant activity pie chart show?
The Consultant activity pie charts represent the total number of elective (planned) finished consultant episodes (FCEs) and non-elective (emergency) finished consultant episodes. A finished consultant episode usually represents the care of a single patient from admission to discharge.
Please note that for Consultants who provide both adult services for patients older than 17 years and paediatric services for patients 16 years old and younger there are two outcome reports.
Understanding mortality funnel plot charts
What does the Consultant funnel plot chart show?
The Hospital Consultant mortality funnel plot represent the total number of elective (planned) finished consultant episodes (FCEs) and non-elective (emergency) finished consultant episodes. A finished consultant episode usually represents the care of a single patient from admission to discharge.
The mortality presented here is for three years: April 2014 – March 2017. Please note that for Consultant who provide both adult services for patients older than 17 years and paediatric services for patients 16 years old and younger there are two outcome reports.
The horizontal yellow line represents the national average mortality. The solid black lines above and below the yellow line are the control limits. The upper control limit represents the highest expected mortality rate. The Consultant's outcome is highlighted in magenta.