Mr Mansoor Foroughi

MB ChB, FRCS (London), MSc (Neurovascular diseases), FRCS (SN), FEANS (Braakman diploma)


Profile

Mr Foroughi grew up in Wales and qualified from Sheffield Medical school in 1992, obtaining his FRCS (London) in 1997 and commenced his highly extensive sub-specialised neurosurgical training at the Royal London Hospital before completing his formal Neurosurgical training program at University Hospital of Wales, with extensive training and experience in both Brain & Spinal surgery. This was followed by three long and intensive fellowship programmes.

The first being with the world renowned Neurosurgical team in Helsinki Finland, specialising in Neuro-Vascular conditions, microneurosurgery and Skull base surgery techniques, followed by completion of the accredited North-American Paediatric neurosurgical fellowship program in Vancouver Canada, with interest in brain tumours, epilepsy and Neuroendoscopy.

This was followed by a senior fellowship at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, with further experience in skull base surgery and minimally invasive techniques, before working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon for several years at QEH Birmingham, covering both general and complex Brain & Spine surgical disorders including disc problems, spinal trauma, degenerative spine problems, spinal tumours, Congenital spine problems, Chiari malformations, syringomyelia and spinal CSF disorders.

While working in the UK’s largest and busiest Neurosurgical unit, Mr Foroughi supported the National Military Service at QEH, and was much involved in the development of the Neuro-Trauma, Neurovascular and Neuro-oncology services. He has been a consultant neurosurgeon in Royal Sussex County Hospital and Hurstwood park since 2014, and specialises in both Brain and Spine Surgery.

Mr Foroughi has been the recipient of national and international awards in innovations & Neurosurgery. He is experienced and is one of the most highly and extensively trained Neurosurgeons in the United Kingdom, with passion for minimally invasive techniques, Neuro-endoscopy and microsurgical approaches for brain and spine.

He is a great believer in good communication, sub-specialisation, teamwork and knowledge sharing, so that patients get the best and most appropriate expertise available.

Mr Foroughi also has a special interest Spine - Neck pain, Back pain, Sciatica, Cervical radiculopathy, Cervical disc surgery, Cervical disc replacement, Lumbar disc surgery, Microdiscectomy, Spinal Stenosis, Congenital spinal problems, Spinal tumours, Chiari malformations,Syringomyeli,Peripheral nerve entrapment, Carpel Tunnel syndrome, Ulnar Nerve syndrome and Sciatica.

He also has an interest in CSF Disorders - Hydrocephalus, Arachnoid cysts, Colloid Cysts, Pineal Tumours, as well as Neurovascular disorders – Cerebral Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformations, DAVF, Cavernous Hamenagiomas.

Mr Foroughi also specialises in Cranial Nerves & Brain tumours - Including Trigeminal neuralgia & Hemifacial Spasm.


Clinics

  • Every Thursday 17:30 – 20:00
  • Every Tuesday 17:30 - 20.00

Locations

Current posts

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Interests

Brain tumours, hydrocephalus, Neuro-endoscopy, Spine disorders, Back pain, Neck pain, Nerve entrapment, Disc prolapse, Spinal stenosis and Spinal tumours.

Personal interests

Photography, Music, New technology, International Cinema, Travel


Member of

  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association
  • Medical Protection Society
  • The Royal Society of Medicine
  • Society of British Neurological surgeons
  • European Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Ann-Conroy Trust
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia Association of Great Britain
  • Cavernoma Alliance UK

Declaration

Mr Mansoor Foroughi works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Mr Mansoor Foroughi does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Mansoor Foroughi does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Mansoor Foroughi does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.