Mr Raghu Vindlacheruvu is a highly respected consultant neurosurgeon with nearly 20 years’ experience. His private practice is in Brentwood and Chelmsford, Essex. He is expert in the diagnosis and treatment in many neurosurgical conditions, focusing primarily on back pain, sciatica, neck pain, spondylolisthesis, brain tumours, and brain aneurysms.
Mr Vindlacheruvu began his medical journey at the world-renowned University of Cambridge, graduating with a MB BChir in 1993. Upon completion of his medical studies and pre-registration year, he undertook basic surgical training in London and became a specialist registrar in neurosurgery in Newcastle, where he spent eight years, gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience. He has a special interest in vascular neurosurgery (aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), cavernoma), brain tumours, hydrocephalus and trauma.
He also treats degenerative spinal conditions advising on physiotherapy and medications, undertaking targeted injections and performing surgery where indicated such as cervical disc replacement, and discectomy or decompression throughout the spine. Mr Vindlacheruvu is committed to constantly improving conditions for both patients and surgeons. He spent several years as the clinical lead and head of department at Queen's Hospital, Romford, during which he oversaw huge departmental growth, aiding the development of specialist nurses and adhering to a robust clinical governance framework.
He is actively involved in various medical groups and organisations, currently holding the role of chair of the British Neurovascular Group (elected by peers), and the national neurosurgery lead for Green Surgery Project. Furthermore, he is a member of the National Neurosurgery Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee, Society of British Neurological Surgeons and the British Association of Spinal Surgeons.