Mr Simon Stapleton


  • Specialities Neurosurgery, Spinal and Neck Surgery, Spinal Surgery
  • Telephone 07790 609848 / 01483 555805
  • Year of first qualification 1985
  • Email
  • GMC Number 3054253
  • Fax 01483 431833


Mr Stapleton has been a consultant neurosurgeon at the Atkinson Morley Hospital for over 20 years where he has a large NHS practice.  He trained in neurosurgery at the National Hospital, Queen Square, Great Ormond Street Hospital and at the Sick Children’s Hospital, Toronto and the Montreal Neurological Institute, Canada.  He has been an examiner in neurosurgery for the Royal College of Surgeons for many years.  He has published on a wide range of neurosurgical topics including skull base tumours, brain abscess and spinal disorders in children. 


  • By appointment


Current posts

  • St George's Healthcare NHS Trust


Brain tumours (neuro-oncology including skull base and pituitary). This includes tumours arising primarily in the brain as well as cancers that have spread to the brain and working closely with oncologists and radiotherapists at the Royal Marsden Hospital.

Back pain and sciatica as well as neck and arm pain. Slipped discs and spinal stenosis. Surgery is usually not necessary but a full assessment and management plan arranged in association with physiotherapy or pain management teams.

Paediatric conditions of the brain and spine including injuries, back pain, spina bifida, shunts and tumours.

Member of

  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons


Mr Simon Stapleton works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

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

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

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