Functional neurosurgery

Our service treats movement disorders associated pain including:

  • deep brain stimulation for tremor, dystonia and Parkinson’s disease
  • deep brain stimulation and motor cortex stimulation for central deafferentiation pain (e.g. post-stroke pain, neuropathic facial pain or phantom limb pain)
  • peripheral nerve stimulation for peripheral neuropathic pain
  • deep brain stimulation programming clinics

We also operate on patients with pain syndromes and peripheral nerves.

Key telephone numbers

01708 435 119

Clinic locations

We are based at Queen’s Hospital and hold clinics on the second and fourth Tuesday morning of each month 

Key staff

Consultant functional neurosurgeon: Mr H L Low
Consultant movement disorder neurologists: Dr A Misbahuddin, Professor Findley, Dr J McAuley
Consultant neuroanaesthetist: Dr D De Villiers
Consultant neurophysiologist: Dr J Deeb
Consultant neuropsychologist: Dr C Fuller
Parkinsons Disease Nurse Specialist: Ms K Turner


GP referral to:

Functional Neurosurgical Service
Department of Neurosurgery
Queen’s Hospital
Rom Valley Way
Essex, RM7 0AG