Mr Simon Cudlip

Mr Simon Cudlip
MB BS, BSc(Hons), MD, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Neurosurgery) Neurosurgeon

Languages spoken


Expert in

Brain and spine cancer



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Simon Anthony Cudlip Graduated with MB BS from King’s College School of Medicine, London during this period he also gained a BSc first class (Hons) in immunology. Following a period of training in general surgery in London he entered the training programme in London based at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, and the Atkinson Morley Hospital, London. He completed his MD thesis in MRI imaging of peripheral nerve and published numerous papers on this topic and on MRI spectroscopy of brain tumours. On completion of his general neurosurgical training, he spent a year as a fellow at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square as the Pituitary Fellow to Mr Michael Powell. In addition to this he spent time in Naples, Bologna, and Seattle as a visiting fellow. In 2004 he was appointed as Consultant in Neurosurgery with a specialist interest in pituitary and skull-base surgery, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at the University of Oxford. Since this time he has performed nearly 1400 transsphenoidal operations for pituitary disease, these have been performed using a pure endoscopic technique since 2007. As a result of this Oxford has a Nationally recognised pituitary surgical fellowship. He has published numerous papers, book chapters and reviews on the topic of pituitary surgery, and is a tutor at the College of Surgeons of England and numerous international training courses teaching endoscopic surgical techniques.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Oxford University NHS Trust

Year Qualified

  • 1990



  • MB BS from King’s College School of Medicine, London


  • Fellow at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Expertise and interests

Research interests

  • Pituitary disease and tumours of the pituitary gland

Clinical interests

  • Minimally invasive brain and spine surgery
  • Pituitary surgery
  • Cervical arthroplasty

Professional memberships

  • Society of British Neurosurgeons
  • British Skull Base Society
  • European Skull Base Society


  • RCS Research Fellowship