Dr Nigel Symss
Dr Nigel Symss
Dr. Nigel P Symss is an Indian trained and educated neurosurgeon with multiple international fellowships, and 14 years of experience in cranial and spinal surgery. He has worked as consultant neurosurgeon at prestigious neurosurgical centres in Chennai. He specialised in transcallosal approach to colloid cysts and ventricular tumours in the brain, and has many publications on colloid cysts. He has done extensive research on hydrocephalus, shunt systems, and is a member of “Hydrocephalus Research World Record Ranking Committee”. With a special interest currently in functional neurosurgery he has recently completed a fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre, Australia. He has performed close to 2500 neurosurgical procedures post qualification, both cranial and spinal in adults and children successfully.
Awards and Achievements
Awarded another fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide where he got trained in functional neurosurgery, and worked in the same neurosurgical unit for about two and half years using state-of-the-art technology for treating complex brain tumours, skull base surgery, cerebrovascular and spinal surgery for advanced degenerative spine disease including corpectomy and fusion, PLIF, TLIF, atlanto-axial fusions, cervical and lumbar discs including fusion and disc replacement surgery
Awarded a one year spinal fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide where he got trained in complex spinal surgery, neuronavigation, and microneurosurgery