Mr Hiren Patel



GMC number: 4182775

Practising since: 2006



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Hiren is a consultant neurosurgeon, a keen researcher and has an honorary senior lecturer position at the University of Manchester. Clinically and through his research he has developed an expertise in managing patients with all aspect of brain injury. This includes concussion, and conditions that can cause brain haemorrhage (aneurysms, arms, and cavernoma).

He has a clinical and research interest in head injury management, and he has published widely on the subject. His observations published in the Lancet have changed the way head injuries are managed in the UK, and he led the change of how this care is delivered for patients in Greater Manchester.

He is a national expert in the management of patients that present with a brain aneurysm, subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) and intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH). He has set up and runs the National SAH outcome database and is a member of a national team looking at improving outcome after ICH. He is the lead neurovascular surgeon at Salford Royal Hospital, and he is the only specialist in the country that can treat aneurysms by the traditional surgical approach as well as by the endovascular approach.

Special interests

  • Neurosurgery
  • Head Injuries
  • Concussion

Personal interests

When not at work Hiren delights in the company of his wife and two energetic boys, enjoying the outdoors, skiing, and trying to play tennis and sometimes golf.

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  1. Are do-not-resuscitate orders associated with limitations of care beyond their intended purpose in patients with acute intracerebral haemorrhage? Analysis of the ABC-ICH study
  2. Value of dynamic clinical and biomarker data for mortality risk prediction in COVID-19: a multicentre retrospective cohort study
  3. Anakinra in COVID-19: important considerations for clinical trials
  4. An intracerebral haemorrhage care bundle is associated with lower case-fatality
  5. The self-reported needs of patients following subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) Self-Reported Needs after SAH
  6. CT angiogram negative perimesencephalic subarachnoid haemorrhage: is a subsequent DSA necessary? A systematic review


  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons