Neurosurgeon, Back Pain, Movement Disorders Consultant

Specialist Experience:

Mr. Hyam graduated from University College London Medical School in 2001, obtaining his Medical degree and an Honours degree in Neuroscience from the Institute of Neurology. He was awarded Queen Square’s Howard Murray & Sir Francis Walshe Prize in Neurosurgery.  Mr. Hyam also studied at Manhattan’s Ivy league Columbia University, where he published the first validation of a new surgical risk outcome model between USA and UK hospitals. His close American links continue and he has addressed their major neurosurgical congresses on many occasions.

Mr. Hyam first trained in the generality of surgery at The Royal Brompton, Guy’s & St. Thomas’s, Chelsea & Westminster and UCL Hospitals. His neurosurgical training was within the London rotation between Great Ormond Street, Imperial, Royal Free and Queen Square Hospitals under Mr. Fary Afshar and Mr. Ian Sabin. 

He studied the pain pathways and its treatment during his three-year specialist training fellowship with Professor Tipu Aziz at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital. This focused on treatments for back and limb pain, as well as movement disorders. His second fellowship was with Professor Marwan Hariz at Queen Square, in treating headache, facial pain, movement disorders, and complex brain tumours. 

International networks:

Mr. Hyam’s international collaboration networks include Columbia Presbyterian, Manhattan; Harvard Medical School, Boston and The George Institute for Global Health, Sydney.

He is also a specialist surgical advisor to BBC Drama’s “Holby City” and can be found on occasions at their studios in Borehamwood advising the actors and film crew on the set.

Specialist Memberships:

British Association of Spine Surgeons

Royal Society of Medicine (on the Council for Clinical Neurosciences)


Royal College of Surgeons of England

British Society for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery

Oxford University PhD and former college tutor in Neurosciences

Mr. Hyam delivering the Arris & Gale Lecture at the Royal Society of Medicine

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Queen Square where 

Mr. Hyam was awarded the UCL Prize in Neurosurgery

and a Bachelors degree in Neuroscience