Ms Stana Bojanic


BSc (Hons), MB BS, FRCS (SN)

GMC number: 4041522

Practising since: 1993



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Miss Stana Bojanic is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon at the Oxford University Hospitals Trust and the Manor Hospital.  She was appointed to her consultant post in 2004. She qualified from London University and underwent neurosurgical training in Bristol and Oxford. As a registrar, she was awarded the Lang Research Fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer for the Faculty of Clinical Medicine at Oxford University. 

Stana is a senior member of the Neurosurgery Spinal Team at the John Radcliffe Hospital and attends the weekly Spinal MDT meetings. She undertakes spinal surgery for degenerative conditions, nerve root pain, spinal tumours, spinal dysraphism and combined complex cases with the Spinal Orthopaedic Team. She has served as the Spinal Lead for Neurosurgery and sits on the Thames Valley Spine Network as the Neurosurgery Representative.  She is a reviewer for the National Institute for Health Research for Spine and Neuromodulation submissions.

Stana is also a senior member of the Functional Neurosurgical team. She has developed the Neuromodulation Service in Oxford into one of the major implant centres in the UK for patients with neuropathic pain, spinal pain and spasticity.  This has enabled her to provide an integrated and holistic approach to the management of spinal and neuropathic pain. 

Stana has a specialist interest in the management of Trigeminal Neuralgia and complex face pain. She is part of the Complex Face Pain Team at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She has run an international webinar of the use of neuromodulation for intractable face pain.

She is one of the founder members of the Oxford Craniofacial Trauma group. Their outcomes have been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Along with the following treatments Stana also offers:

  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Cervical decompression
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Complex face pain
  • Spinal cord stimulators
  • Dorsal root ganglion stimulators
  • Intra-thecal pumps
  • Foramen Magnum Decompression
  • Surgery for arachnoid cysts/webs
  • Insertion of spinal cord stimulators

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Special interests

Spinal surgery, spinal and cervical surgery, brachialgia, cervical disc replacement, cervical myelopathy, back pain, lumbar spine, sciatica, thoracic spine, spinal cord and spinal tumours, spinal dysraphism (Chiari Malformation, syringomyelia), arachnoid cysts, spinal cord hernia, arachnoid webs, neuropathic pain, spasticity, trigeminal neuralgia and craniofacial trauma.

Other interests

Personal interests

Rugby (armchair rather than playing these days!), gardening, gym.

Treatments and tests offered by Ms Stana Bojanic at Nuffield Health

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Peripheral nerve surgery
  • Excision of spinal tumours
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal (lumbar) Decompression
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Surgery

Locations Ms Stana Bojanic works with

Related experience


Stana has published papers on neuro-oncology, neuromodulation techniques and outcomes, arachnoid cysts and craniofacial trauma in peer-reviewed journals.  She has written book chapters on Spinal Cord Stimulation, Arachnoid Cysts and the Management of Neurosurgical Emergencies.

She was a Primary Investigator for the study of High-Intensity Frequency Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for Sacro-coccygeal spinal tumours (BRC Grant awarded).  She was an Investigator for the PROMISE international trial (assessing spinal cord stimulation in predominant low back pain).


  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • British Association of Spinal Surgeons
  • Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland
  • British Neuro-oncology Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust
  • Past President Neuromodulation Society of UK and Ireland
  • College Assessor for the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Board Member National Neuromodulation Registry Governance Committee
  • Board of Editors, Journal of Neuromodulation
  • Committee Member Thames Valley Spinal Network

Insurers Ms Stana Bojanic works with

Ms Stana Bojanic works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • Medical Care Direct
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA


Ms Stana Bojanic does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Ms Stana Bojanic does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Ms Stana Bojanic does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.