Peter J Hamlyn
MB BS Bsc MD FRCS FISM

Consultant Neurological and Spinal Surgeon; Director of Education, ISEH

Professional Biography

Peter Hamlyn has worked as a Consultant Neurological Spinal Surgeon for 20 years. During this time he has lead several neurosurgical teams in some of London’s elite teaching hospitals such as St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The Royal London Hospital. He has been an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at University College London Hospital since 2009.

His clinical activity consists currently of some 3,500 outpatient consultations and just over 300 operations per year. His passion lies in spinal disorders and sports injury - the majority of his work involves minimally invasive/keyhole and restorative, reconstructive surgery. He has a substantial exposure to elite level sports from Premiere League football and rugby, Nation team members in several different sports, UK sponsored athletes, jockeys and the Royal Ballet. His cranial work now focuses on head injury in sport.

Mr Peter Hamlyn was a member on the 2012 Olympic Bid Advisory Panel and has worked as a correspondent for the Sports Section of The Daily Telegraph newspaper. In 1996, he was awarded Fellowship of the Institute of Sport Medicine for work in the field of head injury in sport. He has worked as a current or past Medical Advisor to the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (first Safe Neurosurgery working group), General Medical Council, Trigeminal Neuralgia Association of Great Britain, British Olympic Association, British Boxing Board of Control, The Jockey Club of Great Britain, UK Sport, Royal Ballet, GB rowing team, England Rugby, numerous premier league football and rugby clubs.
He was a founder and remains Vice Chairman of the Brain and Spine Foundation and is a Director of the The Broadgate Spine and Joint Clinic, The Spine Surgery London and London Endoscopic Spinal Surgery. Mr Hamlyn is also the Chairman of The Foundation for Human Potential.

Speciality

Head injuries, neurology

Sports

Boxing, equestrian, dance, rowing, football