Mr Jonathan Hyam

Mr Jonathan Hyam

Qualifications: MBBS BSc(Hons) PgDipLATHE FHEA Dip(Micro.Surg) FRCS(Neuro.Surg) PhD(Oxon)

Expertise: Brain tumours, meningioma, facial pain, minimally invasive disc surgery, spinal surgery, gamma knife radiosurgery, craniofacial surgery

NHS: National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery

Adult/Paediatric: Adult


Mr Hyam is a Consultant Brain & Comprehensive Spinal Neurosurgeon at the world-renowned National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square.

Mr Hyam specialises in treating patients with:

Spinal conditions – including back pain, sciatica, prolapsed disc within the neck or lower spine, spinal stenosis, brachialgia, cervical stenosis

Myelopathy /radiculopathy – compression of the spinal cord or nearby nerves

Peripheral nerve disorders – carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve compression

Cranial conditions-  including trigeminal neuralgia, hydrocephalus, brain tumours such as meningioma, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, or tremor.

His areas of interest include Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Deep brain stimulation, microsurgery, CranioPlastic reconstruction of the head after trauma or surgery.

Mr Hyam received America’s Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ Resident Prize for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, awarded in Washington, DC. He was awarded a PhD from Oxford University in Neurosurgery, and a Diploma in Microscopic Neurosurgery from The Yasargil Neurosurgery Laboratory of the University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Mr Hyam was appointed Associate Editor of the Masters of Neurosurgery Hall of Fame spanning the highest-regarded neurosurgeons from around the globe. He is an invited specialist advisor to NICE on behalf of the British Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, providing expert guidance on treatments across the country for conditions such as headache, facial pain, movement disorders, and spinal pain.

Mr Hyam was awarded the prestigious Arris & Gale Lectureship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The lectureship was established in the year 1646 and is still awarded in stiff competition to surgeons at the height of their career. Previous recipients include Nobel Laureate, Sir Alexander Fleming.

Mr Hyam’s neurosurgery research has been published in prestigious international journals including The Lancet, Nature Reviews Neurology, and The Lancet Neurology.

Professional Memberships include Leksell Gamma Knife Society, British Association of Spine Surgeons, Royal Society of Medicine (on the Council for Clinical Neurosciences), NICE, Royal College of Surgeons of England, British Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, British Radiosurgery Society.


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