Prof Paul Marks

Consultant Neurosurgeon


Year qualified:1980


Personal profile

Paul Marks trained in neurosurgery in London and Cambridge and was Visiting Fellow at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota in 1989 having won travelling scholarships to study there. Following this he was Consultant Neurosurgeon and Reader in Surgery at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

He returned to England in 1992 as Consultant Neurosurgeon at Leeds General Infirmary and in 1994 was elected Hunterian Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of England for his research on pituitary tumours.

His clinical interests are spinal surgery, pituitary disease as well as the surgery of brain tumours and trigeminal neuralgia. He also has a major interest in medico-legal practice as an expert witness as well as sitting part-time as a deputy Coroner. Paul has written over 80 publications which include research papers, books and chapters in books.

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Clinical Interests

  • Spinal surgery

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