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'Brain tumour surgery - awake and novel imaging'


Puneet PlahaPuneet Plaha is Consultant Neurosurgeon in Oxford with a specialist interest in brain tumours especially Endoscopic minimally invasive surgery and Awake surgery.  

He qualified in Medicine from one of India’s premier institutes, JIPMER, Pondicherry University in 1996 and completed his Masters degree in Surgery from the same institute in 2000. He undertook a MD degree from Bristol in 2011. He completed his neurosurgical training programme as part of the South West rotation (Bristol and Plymouth) from 2005-2010 and a 1yr Endoscopic pituitary fellowship in 2010-11 and Skull base fellowship 2011-12 in Oxford.

He is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.  He has been Clinical Lead for the Oxford Brain and Spine MDT and Neuro oncology Lead for Thames Valley since Aug 2012.

He set up UK's first International "3D White fibre Dissection course" in Oxford and is the Course director. He is faculty and lecturer on the Operative Skills in Neurosurgery Course at the Royal College of Surgeons of England since 2012.

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Chair: Professor Freddie Hamdy

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.