Mr Senthil Selvanathan

Qualifications

BSc(Hons)Neuroscience, MBChB(Dist), MRCS(Ed), FRCS(Surgical Neurology)

GMC number: 6145605

Practicing since: 2006

Specialties

Neurosurgery

Consultation times

  • Alternate Mondays
  • Saturday AM
  • Overview

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0113 388 2067

About

Mr Senthil Selvanathan is a Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at Leeds who specialises in complex cervical spine surgery. He completed his neurosurgical specialist training programme at Leeds General Infirmary and was successful in securing the prestigious Leeds national spine fellowship scheme enabling him to complete sub-speciality training in complex spinal surgery.

Mr Selvanathan is a current National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) grant co-holder (£1 million) and a joint Chief Investigator for the FORVAD Trial. The trial aims to compare effectiveness of the two common cervical spine (neck) operations used to treat brachialgia (FORVAD Trial- www.forvad.uk). This work is done with close collaboration with Leeds Clinical Trials Unit.

Mr Selvanathan specialises in the following treatments, tests and scans at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital:

  • Cervical Spine Surgery (Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, cervical laminectomy, cervical instrumented fusion)
  • Laminectomy (Lumbar discectomy, lumbar laminectomy and lumbar instrumented fusion)

Special interests

Spinal Surgery

Other interests

Clinical Trial and Research in Spinal Surgery

Languages spoken

English, Malay and Tamil

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Senthil Selvanathan at Nuffield Health

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Laminectomy

Locations Mr Senthil Selvanathan works with

Related experience

Research

He is a current NIHR grant co-holder (£1 million) and a joint Chief Investigator for the FORVAD Trial. The trial aims to compare effectiveness of the two common cervical spine (neck) operations used to treat brachialgia (FORVAD Trial- www.forvad.uk). This work is done with close collaboration with Leeds Clinical Trials Unit.


Memberships

  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Other post held

  • Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon at Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Insurers Mr Senthil Selvanathan works with

Mr Senthil Selvanathan works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Bupa
  • Aetna

Declaration

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

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

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