Mr Timothy Jones
Neuro-Oncology Lead Clinician
MBBS FRCS(SN) PhD
Secretary: Jo Pizzoferro
Secretary email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary telephone: 020 8725 4113
Mr Jones is a consultant neurosurgeon with an NHS practice based at St George’s Hospital. He has a sub-specialty practice in adult neuro-oncological surgery as well as surgical treatment for facial pain (trigeminal neuralgia) and hemi-facial spasms (HFS). He also manages patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH) as well as degenerative spinal disorders.
Mr Jones is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at St George's University of London. His primary research interest is the role of advanced magnetic resonance modalities in the diagnosis and surveillance of low grade glioma. Mr Jones holds several research grants in this field.
Mr Jones is also an Honorary Consultant at The Royal Marsden Hospital, London.
Mr Jones is the lead clinician for the regional Neuro-Oncology service based at St George's which is recognised as a 'Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Centre of Excellence'. He has a specialist interest in the management of low grade gliomas which encompasses novel diagnostic strategies and research into Advanced MR Imaging as well as awake surgery and mapping to maximise tumour resection whilst minimising neurological deficit.
Mr Jones also treats patients with meningiomas, brain metastases and malignant gliomas, employing techniques such as intra-operative ultrasound, 5-ALA (gliolan), image guidance, and awake mapping to achieve the best outcomes for his patients.
Mr Jones employs cutting-edge intra-operative electrophysiology monitoring techniques for brain tumour surgery as well as during microvascular decompression surgery (MVD) for hemifacial spasm (HFS).
Mr Jones qualified from Imperial College London with a first class honours BSc in 2000 before obtaining MBBS in 2002. He completed his neurosurgical training in London and obtained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS) in 2005 and Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Surgical Neurology (FRCS SN) in 2013.
Mr Jones was awarded the Norman Dott Medal for the most outstanding performance in the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (neurosurgery) exam in 2013.
During his training, Mr Jones spent 3 years as the Rupert Johnson Fellow in Neurosurgery at St George’s and was awarded a PhD from the University of London into the role of advanced magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of brain tumours which was funded by a Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship.
Mr Jones is a member of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons. He completed a Marjorie Newsome Travelling Observership at the Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix in 2015.
Mr Jones is a trustee of the John King Brain Tumour Foundation charity which actively raises money to buy life-saving equipment for the Neurosurgery Department as well as building and maintaining the neurosurgery balcony gardens to enrich the patient and staff experience.
A summary of his academic profile can be found here
His outcome data (30 day mortality) is below the national average and can be found here