Dr Nigel P Symss - Senior Consultant in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Dr Nigel P Symss is a famed Neurosurgeon in Chennai. With a thriving experience of 13+ years, he has multiple international fellowships and has been a consultant to some of the prestigious neurosurgical centres in Chennai. Dr Symss has completed his MBBS from the eminent Bangalore Medical College and DNB (Neurosurgery) from the prestigious Post Graduate Institute of Neurological Surgery, VHS Medical Centre, Chennai. He has been awarded with the Oi-Sami Fellowship at the Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan, where he did an extensive research on hydrocephalus and neuroendoscopy. Dr Nigel P Symss has also done a one year spinal fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide where he got trained in complex spinal surgery, neuron avigation, and micro neurosurgery. Following this he also obtained a fellowship in functional neurosurgery at the Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide. He has performed close to 2500 neurosurgical procedures (including both cranial and spinal) in adults and children successfully. He has many publications on hydrocephalus in some of the famed international journals to his credit. Dr Symss is on the continental editorial board of International Journal of Hydrocephalus, and Journal of Neuroendoscopy. Dr Nigel P Symss area of interest lies in applications of functional neurosurgery, paediatric neurosurgery, skull base surgery, brain tumours, and spinal surgery.
Membership & Certificates
- Neurological Society of India
- Member of the Chennai Neurological Society
Awards and Honours
- Awarded a one year spinal fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre,
- Awarded a one year spinal fellowship at the Flinders Medical Centre