Mr Robert Corns

Consultant Neurosurgeon

MBBCh (hons) BSc (hons) FRCS (SN)

Year qualified:2003

Specialty

Personal profile

Robert Corns went to medical school in Cardiff and was an undergraduate researcher at Harvard Medical School. His postgraduate training in Neurosurgery was in London, including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, King’s College Hospital and St Geroge’s Hosptial. More recently, he was visiting the Centre Hospitalier Saint Anne, Paris. He has been a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Leeds General Infirmary since 2013.

His clinical interests are spinal surgery for degenerative disease as well as adult brain tumours and traumatic brain injury. Robert has published extensively and is currently engaged in neuro-oncology research at the University of Leeds.

Professional Membership



  • General Medical Council

  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons

  • British Medical Association

Clinical Interests



  • Robert Corns offers a range of Spinal neurosurgery, including anterior cervical discectomy, posterior cervical foraminotomy, lumbar microdiscectomy, lumbar decompression, and lumbar laminectomy.

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