Professional background

David Choi graduated with a first class degree in medical sciences from Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and went on to complete clinical medicine at Edinburgh University, basic surgical training at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and started neurosurgical training at the Glasgow Institute of Neurological Sciences. He obtained a PhD in neuroregeneration at the National Institute for Medical Research, London, and completed higher surgical training in neurosurgery at Atkinson Morley's Hospital, London, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. He was appointed as a consultant in neurosurgery at Queen Square in 2005, and is presently UCL professor of neurosurgery.

He sees patients with common conditions such as back and neck pain, disc problems, nerve root impingement, through to complex problems of spine and skull base tumours, endoscopic and craniocervical junction surgery.

Research interests

Spine disc problems, spine tumours, skull base tumours