King’s Health Partners Academic Surgical Grand Round

During 2022, the fourth Thursday of every month will be dedicated to the King’s Health Partners Academic Surgical Grand Round from 5.30pm to 6.30pm.

Jonathan ShapeyThe next event in the Surgical Grand Round schedule will take place on Thursday 23 June, 5.30pm-6.30pm, on Neurovascular Surgery. This grand round will be chaired by Mr Jonathan Shapey, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neurosurgery, King's College London, and Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Shapey has a specialist interest in pituitary and skull base neurosurgery at King’s College Hospital. He is also Clinical Lead and Co-Founder of Hypervision Surgical Ltd. His research is focused on the translational development of innovative healthcare engineering solutions for neurosurgery. His principal research interests include advanced intraoperative optical imaging technology and the application of artificial intelligence to guide patient management.

Ahilan Kailaya-VasanThe topic update 

This will be delivered by Mr Ahilan Kailaya-Vasan, Consultant Neurovascular Surgeon, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Neurosurgery Training Programme Director (TPD), South London, titled:"Multidisciplinary management of neurovascular disease: the UK perspective".

Mr Kailaya-Vasan's subspeciality interest is in neurovascular surgery. He completed undergraduate medical training in University College London. His subsequent neurosurgical specialist registrar training was undertaken in Sheffield and south London following which he completed the Royal College of Surgeons neurovascular fellowship at King’s College Hospital. He has an interest in medical education and in combination with work as TPD, co-supervises the neurovascular fellowship and is the co-lead of the King’s NeuroLab, established to provide trainees with surgical education and training and opportunities to carry out high quality research.

The Bulkley-Barry-Cooper lecture

MTL OR PortraitProf Michael Lawton, Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery and CEO and President, Barrow Neurological Institute; Chief of Vascular and Skull Base Neurosurgery, Barrow; and the Robert F. Spetzler Endowed Chair in Neurosciences, will also be delivering a lecture titled:"Multidisciplinary management of neurovascular disease: the US perspective".

Prof Lawton specializes in the surgical treatment of aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, arteriovenous fistulas, cavernous malformations, and cerebral revascularization, including carotid endarterectomy. As the leader of the largest cerebrovascular center in the country, he has experience in surgically treating more than 5,100 brain aneurysms and over 980 AVMs. He also practices skull base tumor surgery and is trained in the endovascular treatment of aneurysms.

The event will be held online via Zoom.

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