Mr Andras Kemeny

Consultant Neurosurgeon


Year qualified:1977


Personal profile

Mr Andras Kemeny, Consultant Neurosurgeon, trained in Budapest, joining the Neurosurgical
Training Programme at the National Institute of Neurosurgery. He continued his training in England in
1982 spending three years in London before moving to Sheffield where he received his first Gamma
Knife training with David Forster.

In 1991 he was appointed in Sheffield as Consultant Neurosurgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer at
The University of Sheffield. He is the founder neurosurgeon of the Sheffield Epilepsy Surgery
Programme. He is one of the UK pioneers of Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy.

Mr Kemeny is the Director of the National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Sheffield and was
elected as President of the European Gamma Knife Society in 2001.

Clinical Interests

  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

  • Microsurgery of the cervical and lumbar spine

  • Trigeminal neuralgia

  • Epilepsy

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