Mr Asim Sheikh



  • Marjorie Newsome Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ 2018
  • RCS England Anterior Skullbase fellowship 2018
  • FRCS (SN) RCS England 2017
  • IMRCS 2008
  • MBBS 2005
  • BSc 2003

Specialist Interests

  • Endoscopic Endonasal skull base surgery
  • Open skullbase neurosurgery
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Brain tumour surgery
  • Neurovascular neurosurgery
  • Degenerative spinal surgery
  • Minimal access spine surgery
  • Neurosurgery research
  • Neurosurgery skills lab


  • Mr Sheikh Qualified from the University of Punjab in 2005 and undertook his residency in Internal Medicine and General surgery at the Mayo Hospital, Lahore.
  • He then completed his Foundation training in Diana Princess of Wales Hospital Grimsby and Hull Royal Infirmary.
  • He completed his Neurosurgical Training in Ninewells Hospital Dundee, Institute of Neurological Sciences Glasgow and Leeds General Infirmary. Mr Sheikh was awarded Norman Dott Medal in 2017 and obtained CCT in Neurological Surgery in 2018.
  • Mr Sheikh completed RCS England Anterior Skull base fellowship in Leeds and gained experience in Neurovascular surgery in Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ under Marjorie Newsome Fellowship.

Professional Bodies

  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • British Neurovascular group
  • General Medical Council

Social Media

Contact Details

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

Debra Tattersall     
Phone  0113 39 26883
Fax      0113 39 28305

Website created and edited by Ian Anderson