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Mr Matthew Crocker

Consultant Neurosurgeon


Main NHS base:
St George's Hospital

Personal Secretary:

020 8944 0665

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Year of qualification:

2000, 2012

GMC number:


Training & background:

Undergraduate training at New College, Oxford University (1994-2000), Surgical training in London (2005-2012), Neurosurgical research as McKissock Lecturer, (2008-2010) received the Norman Dott Medal for most outstanding performance in FRCS (SN), (2011) Marjorie Newsome Fellow, Barrow Neurological Unit, Arizona, USA (2012).


Clinical Interests:

Back pain, leg pain, sciatica, arm pain, brachalgia, slipped discs, spinal tumours and spinal trauma. Interested in neurosurgery and spinal surgery as well as nonoperative treatment of spinal conditions. Also interested in vascular neurosurgery and head injuries. Mr Crocker has a full general neurosurgery practice with a specific expertise in spinal surgery. Most patients with spinal disease do not need surgery, however Mr Crocker works closely with non-surgical colleagues to help patients avoid surgery where it is not needed or preferred.

Areas of expertise:

Back Pain, Cervical Spine Surgery, Lumbar Discectomy/Laminectomy, Lumbar Microdiscectomy, Lumbar Spinal Decompression, Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery , Neurosurgery.

Personal profile:

I am married with three children and live in Kingston. I have been a high level athlete and still compete in long distance triathlon. I have a large NHS practice as well as my own private practice. In the department of neurosurgery at St George's I am the clinical lead for neurotrauma, metastatic spinal cord compression and undergraduate teaching. I have been the clinical lead for neurosurgery for the regional unit at St George's Hospital since 2013.

Clinic Times:

Please note these are regular clinics, other times may be available by appointment.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Schedule Key

A: Alternate weeks
M: Monthly sessions
A/H: Ad Hoc
P: Consulting at Parkside Hospital at Putney
A/P: Consulting alternative weeks at Parkside Hospital at Putney
M/P: Consulting monthly at Parkside Hospital at Putney

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