Mr Mansoor Foroughi


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

GMC number: 3591916

Practising since: 1992



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  • Every Tuesday 17:30 - 20.00
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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, micro neurosurgery 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 worked as a consultant neurosurgeon in Royal Sussex County Hospital and Hurstwood park between 2015 and 2022 specialising in both Brain and Spine Surgery, and is now in private practice only, working in Sussex and London Hospitals

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 a passion for minimally invasive techniques, Neuro-endoscopy and microsurgical approaches for the 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 in the 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, Syringomyelia, Peripheral nerve entrapment, Carpal 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.

Currently, Mr Foroughi works purely in the private sector, enabling him to focus fully on his private patients and tailor their care. 

You can find further information on Mr Foroughi's website,

Special interests

  • Brain tumours
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Neuro-endoscopy
  • Spine disorders
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Disc prolapse
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumours.

Personal interests

Photography, Music, New technology, International Cinema, Travel.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Mansoor Foroughi at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Spinal anaesthetic
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • MRI scan
  • X-ray
  • Spinal fusion surgery
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Skull base surgery
  • Cubital tunnel release
  • Cervical Disc Replacement

Locations Mr Mansoor Foroughi works with

Related experience


  • 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

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust between February 2015 and December 2021

Insurers Mr Mansoor Foroughi works with

Mr Mansoor Foroughi works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • 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.