Mr Nitin Mukerji is a Consultant Neurosurgeon (Cerebrovascular and Skull base), at the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. His basic medical education (MBBS) was completed at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi – India’s premier medical school. He passed the Intercollegiate FRCS in March 2011 and gained entry into the Specialist Register in August 2012. Mr Mukerji completed a fellowship in complex cerebrovascular and skull base surgery at Stanford University, USA and as a visiting fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco.
He was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough in July 2012.
Mr Mukerji specialises in all aspects of cerebrovascular disease including cerebral revascularization, aneurysms, arterio-venous malformations, cavernomas, dural fistulas, tumours of the skull base and carnio-vertebral junction, intrinsic tumours of the brain and degenerative spinal conditions. Meningiomas of the brain and spine are also of interest. He also routinely look after head and spinal injuries.
Mr Mukerji undertakes private consultations and instructions from solicitors for medico-legal reports in the fields of his specialisation.
Areas of interest include;
Cerebrovascular diseases - Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage, Arteriovenous malformations,
Cranial and spinal dural fistulas,
Moya Moya disease,
Meningiomas of the brain and spine,
Skull base conditions - Vestibular schwannoma, meningioma, Chiari malformation, Cerebello-pontine angle lesions, Trigeminal neuralgia, Hemifacial spasm Degenerative spinal conditions (lumbar and cervical), Hydrocephalus Neurotrauma and Tumours of the skull base.
He is widely published and is the Editor in Chief for the British Journal of Neurosurgery.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India - MBBS, 2000 (awarded), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India - MD (Ophthalmology), 2003, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK - MRCSEd, 2005, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK - CCBST, 2006, Shefﬁeld Hallam University, Shefﬁeld, UK - MSc in Applied Statistics, 2010, Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK - FRCS (Neuro.Surg), 2011, Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK - Certiﬁcate of Completion of Training - 31st July 201,2 Stanford University - Cerebrovascular and Skull base fellowship, 2013, University of California, San Francisco - Visiting fellowship, 2013