Mr Robert Corns is a consultant neurosurgeon in Leeds whose area of expertise includes spinal tumours, degenerative diseases, brain tumours, disc degeneration and the treatment of traumatic brain injuries. He is a leading consultant at the private practices of Spire Methley Park Hospital and Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital.
Mr Corns graduated with first-class honours at the College of Medicine, University of Wales in Cardiff in 2003 and during his studies, he spent some time at Harvard Medical School as an undergraduate researcher. He then continued his studies in England and became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England in 2006. In 2013, Mr Corns gained his Certificate of Completion of Training in Neurosurgery and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Surgical Neurology.
He is passionate about the field of neurosurgery and as well as being a member of various public associations, he attends many conferences regarding neurosurgery from around the UK and is a trustee for Brain Tumour Research and Support. What's more, he is an avid participant in research. His research involves age-related neurodegeneration and neuroprotective strategies for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.