I completed my medical training at the University of Bombay, graduating in 1988. After completing basic surgical training at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, I went on to work at a variety of hospitals including the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Charing Cross Hospital, The Royal London and the Royal Free Hospitals.
My first post as a consultant neurosurgeon was at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK, and I have been working at the West Midlands’ Regional Paediatric Neurosurgery department since 2003.
MBBS University of BombayFRCSI Royal College of Surgeons of IrelandFRCS (Surg. Neurol) Intercollegiate Board in Neurosurgery
I have contributed to a number of developments in craniofacial surgery and have performed over 250 craniofacial surgeries. My other area of specialist interest is spinal surgery for congenital spine defects and cranio‐cervical junction instability.
Year of first medical qualification: 1988 Website: http://www.surgicalneurology.org/conf4/Resources/g_solanki.pdf Prizes and Awards: PPP Healthcare Research Scholarship, Welton Foundation Grant for Post‐Graduate Research, Graduated with First Class and within top 5 throughout Medical School.Consultant Neurosurgeon at the Paediatric Regional Neurosurgery Centre, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and at the University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neurosciences at the University of Birmingham.
Educator with the ISCP (Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme) as the regional paediatric neurosurgery educational supervisor (AES). Intra-operative MRI
/ul>DA Mendonca, N White, E West, S Dover, G Solanki, H Nishikawa. ‘Is There a Relationship Between the Severity of Metopic Synostosis and Speech and Language Impairments?’.J Craniofacial Surg, In press. 2008.
N White, R Marcus, S Dover, G Solanki, H Nishikawa, C Millar, E Carver. ‘Predictors of Blood Loss in Fronto‐Orbital Advancement and Remodelling’.J Craniofacial Surg, In press. 2008.
White N, Evans M, Dover MS, Noons P, Solanki G, Nishikawa H. ‘Posterior calvarial vault expansion using distraction osteogenesis.’ Childs Nerv Syst. 2009 Feb;25(2):231‐6.