Mr Jonathan Bull

MA MB BChir MD(Res) FRCSGlasg FRCSEng (Neuro.Surg)

Consultant Neurosurgeon & Complex Spine Surgeon

Special Interests:
  •  Minimally invasive approaches to neck and back pain
  •  Degenerative spinal disorders
  •  Complex spine procedures
  •  Spinal tumours
  •  Malignant spinal cord compression
  •  Spinal trauma

Synopsis

Mr Jonathan Bull is a Consultant Neurosurgeon

and Spinal Surgeon. He treats a full range of brain

and spinal disorders,

Mr Jonathan Bull is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon. He treats a full range of brain and spinal disorders,

both simple and complex procedures, causing pain and dysfunction in the spine and the limbs.

Mr Bull has an extended history of working within different hospitals including Great Ormond Street Hospital for paediatric neurosurgery and St George’s Hospital. He was actively involved in numerous sports and received awards and scholarships for astounding performance in Neurosurgery and Medicine.

Mr Bull’s areas of interests include minimally invasive approaches to neck and back pain and degenerative spinal disorders. He also performs complex spine procedures encompassing spinal tumours, malignant spinal cord compression, tuberculosis of the spine and spinal trauma including vertebroplasty.

History

Mr Bull studied Neurophysiology and Medicine at Cambridge University before qualifying in 2000.

He completed initial surgical training at St Mary’s / Imperial College rotations, followed by higher surgical training in neurosurgery under the tutelage of Henry Marsh in the south Thames Programme. Alongside, he achieved a Doctor of Medicine (MD Res) at University College London (UCL) specialising in MRI imaging of paediatric brain tumours.

Mr Bull undertook two specialist fellowships in Complex Spine Surgery. Initially as the Sir Victor Horsley Complex Spine fellow between the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital; Stanmore and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square). Subsequently awarded a European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) fellowship at University Hospital Klinikum Rechts der Isar. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2011.

Publications

Denosumab for management of refractory hypercalcaemia in recurrent parathyroid Carcinoma.
Nadarasa K, Theodoraki1 A, Kurzawinski TR, Carpenter R, Bull JG, Chung TT, Drake WM
European Journal of Endocrinology
Occipito-cervical fixations; success and failure a 12 year review
Bhatia, R., Souza, R., Bull, JG., Crockard, A., Casey ATH
Journal of Neurosurgery
Utility of spinal SPECT-CT; finding the pain generator
R. Dharwan, J.G. Bull, A. Vicente, A.T.H. Casey
Journal of Nuclear Medicine (for publication October 2012)
Discrimination of paediatric brain tumours using apparent diffusion coefficient histograms
J.G. Bull MA, MRCS, M.D. King PhD, D.E. Saunders MD, FRCR, C.A. Clark PhD
Eur Radiol. 2012 Feb;22(2):447-57. Epub 2011 Sep 15
Giant Vestibular Schwannoma in a 12-Year-Old Girl
Giant Vestibular Schwannoma in a 12-Year-Old Girl
Pediatric Neurosurgery 2006; 42:338-340

International Presentations

NATO Annual Reservist Meeting Prague, Czech Republic, 2016
Military Spinal Trauma Management
Bull JG
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Athens, Greece, Sep 2016
Spinal Tuberculosis management
Bull JG
BMA BMA House, London, Nov 2016
Neurosurgical aspects of Spinal surgery
Bull JG
Society of British Neurological Surgeons Coventry UK, 2014
Early Mobilization in Spinal Cord Injury Saves Beds
Prasad V, Ganau M, Ross-Anderson D, Bull JG
British Association of Spinal Surgeons Newcastle UK, May 2012
Added value: The Role of SPECT CT in anterior column spinal disease
Bull JG, Dharwan R, Casey ATH
British Association of Spinal Surgeons Newcastle UK, May 2012
Occipito-cervical fixations; success and failure a 12 year review
Bhatia R, Souza R, Bull JG, Casey ATH
Society of British Neurological Surgeons Dublin, October 2009
Feasibility of Neighbourhood Tractography in Paediatric Brain Tumours
Hill CS, Kitchen N, Bull JG, Harkness W, Clayden J, Clark CA
World Federation of Neurosurgeons Boston, USA. September 2009
Neurosurgical Training and Practice in a Developing Country
Bull JG

Prizes

Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SNBS POSTER PRIZE)
Dublin October 2009

Are preoperative coagulation studies in elective neurosurgery necessary?
El-Hassan HA, Choo M, Bull JG, Hardwidge C

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