Consultant, Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon
Christopher Chandler has been a Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon since 1997. He has a BSc in Physiology and obtained his medical degree from the University of London (Westminster Medical School) in 1986. His neurosurgical training was in London (Atkinson Morley Hospital, King’s College Hospital), Bristol (Frenchay Hospital) and Nottingham (Queens Medical Centre). He undertook Fellowships in Epilepsy Surgery (King’s College Hospital and Paediatric Neurosurgery (Nottingham).
In addition to his interest in degenerative spine disease which includes the management of back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica together with peripheral nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome; his main interests are in all aspects of paediatric neurosurgery. This includes the management of brain and spinal cord tumours in all age groups, metastatic brain tumours, epilepsy surgery and hydrocephalus.
He leads the Paediatric and Adolescent (teenage and young adult) Neurosurgical Service at King’s College Hospital. He is also one of the designated neurosurgeons to the regional Adult Brain and Spinal Cord Tumour Service, which covers South East London, Kent and East Sussex and is the largest brain tumour services in the UK.