Mr Erlick Pereira
Secretary: Tracy Rowe
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Mr Pereira is a consultant neurosurgeon at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He has clinical interests in general neurosurgery including complex spine surgery and functional neurosurgery. He is an academic neurosurgeon and Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at St George’s, University of London. His research interests include deep brain stimulation, electrophysiology, neuroimaging, education and clinical trials. A full list of his publications can be found here.
Mr Pereira read natural sciences at Trinity College, Cambridge University where he ranked first for his MA(Hons) degree in experimental psychology before qualifying BM BCh from Somerville College, Oxford University. His neurosurgical training was undertaken at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. He gained FRCS(Neuro.Surg) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2013 and is dual accredited in orthopaedic and neurosurgical complex spinal surgery having completed a one year orthopaedic fellowship at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals including minimally invasive spinal surgery.
He has completed fellowships in functional neurosurgery including deep brain stimulation and stereotactic lesions for movement disorders and surgery for chronic and cancer pain at Oxford. He completed a research DM at Oxford University using invasive electrophysiology, functional and structural brain imaging and clinical outcomes assessment in deep brain stimulation. He set up a national deep brain stimulation for pain service in Portugal in 2009 and became an Affiliated Professor at the University of Porto in 2013. He has numerous awards including the British Neurosurgical Research Group Prize 2007, American Association of Neurological Surgeons William H. Sweet Award 2012 and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Ron R. Tasker Award 2013. He was awarded a Hunterian Professorship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2014.
Mr. Pereira has published over 100 peer reviewed papers on various aspects of neurosurgery with an emphasis on deep brain stimulation. He has presented papers at over 100 national and international meetings and authored over 20 book chapters including the basal ganglia chapter of the 42nd edition of Gray’s Anatomy in 2015. In 2016 he co-authored two books: Surgery of the Autonomic Nervous System and Neurosurgery Self-Assessment. He completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGDipLATHE) at Oxford University with distinction and became a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2014. He was previously the neurosurgery SAC representative of the British Neurosurgical Trainees’ Association.
He is a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons, British, European, American and World Societies of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, European and American Associations of Neurological Surgeons and British Association of Spinal Surgeons.