Mr Matthew Crocker

Consultant Neurosurgeon

QualificationsBMBCh MA (Oxon) FRCS(SN)

Main NHS base:

  • St George's University Hospital

Member of:

  • SBNS

Clinical interests:

  • Back pain
  • Leg pain
  • Sciatica
  • Arm pain
  • Brachalgia
  • Slipped discs
  • Spinal tumours and spinal trauma
  • Spinal surgery and nonoperative treatment of spinal conditions
  • Vascular neurosurgery and head injuries


Training and 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).

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.