Mr Matthew Garnett


BM BCh, MA, DM, FRCS(Neuro Surg)

GMC number: 4042602

Practising since: 1993



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Mr Garnett is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. He qualified in 1993 having studied at Cambridge University for his pre-clinical training and Oxford University for his clinical training. Mr Garnett undertook his post-graduate training in Oxford and Bristol. This included a 3 year period of research into traumatic brain injury as a Medical Research Council Clinical Fellow. After completing his training he spent a year as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in Bristol and as an International Fellow in Paris. He then took up his definitive post as a Consultant Neurosurgeon in Cambridge.

He has a busy neurosurgical practice treating both adults and paediatric patients with hydrocephalus, degenerative spinal conditions, head injury, pain, spasticity, and brain tumours.

Other interests

  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension / Benign intracranial hypertension
  • Head injury
  • Spasticity
  • Failed back surgery syndrome

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Matthew Garnett at Nuffield Health

  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Locations Mr Matthew Garnett works with

Related experience


On-going research projects in traumatic brain injury, hydrocephalus, oncology, infections in neurosurgery, epilepsy and non-accidental head injury in children


  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • British Association of Spine Surgeons
  • British Paediatric Neurosurgical Group
  • Medical Defence Union

Other posts held

  • Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge