Mr Ian Anderson



  • Clinical Fellowship Certificate: Neurovascular Surgery - Royal College of Surgeons of England; 2018
  • PG Cert Health Research- University of Leeds; 2017
  • FRCS(NeuroSurg) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; 2016
  • European Examination in Neurosurgery Part 1 - EANS; 2015
  • PG Cert Medical Education - University of Cardiff; 2015
  • MRCS(Ed) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; 2010
  • MB ChB - University of Leeds; 2007
  • BSc (Hons) Sports Science in Relation to Medicine - Univeristy of Leeds; 2005

Specialist Interests

  • Cranial Neurosurgery:
    • Neurovascular Surgery
      • Aneurysm
      • AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
      • Cavernoma
    • Minimally Invasive "Keyhole" Aneurysm Surgery
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
    • Hemifacial Spasm Surgery
    • Brain Tumour Surgery
  • Spinal Neurosurgery:
    • Vascular Spine Surgery
    • Cervical Spine (Neck) Surgery
    • Lumbar Spine (Back) Surgery
  • Neurosurgical Research
  • Medical Education & Training


  • Mr Anderson undertook his medical training at The University of Leeds before undertaking foundation training jobs at Leeds General Infirmary, Pinderfields General Hospital and Pontefract General Infirmary.
  • Mr Anderson completed his neurosurgial specialist training programme at Leeds General Infirmary
  • Mr Anderson gained further subspeciality training in neurovascular surgery at King's College Hospital, London as the Royal College of Surgeons Senior Clinical Fellow in Neurovascular Surgery.
  • Mr Anderson gained additional training in neurovascular surgery as the EANS Sponsored Fellow at the Department of Neurosurgery, HYKS Töölön Sairaala, Helsinki
  • Mr Anderson has also gained additional experience in skull base surgery as the BASO/RCS(Eng) Raven Travelling Fellow at The Skull Base Surgery Unit, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford

Recent Publications

Professional Bodies

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • British Neurovascular Group
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies Vascular Section
  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Defence Union

Contact Details

Mr Anderson can be contacted through his secretary at Leeds General Infirmary:

Debra Tattersall     
Phone  0113 39 26883
Fax      0113 39 28305

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