Profile

  • Consultant Neurosurgeon at James Cook University Hospital – Cerebrovascular & Skull base
  • Divisional lead for research
  • Lead for cerebrovascular services
  • Associate clinical information officer
  • Co-convener, Teesside Aneurysm Group
  • Honorary Fellow, Durham University
  • Associate Editor – British Journal of Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Lead – eBrain learning platform

Education

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India – MBBS, 2000 (awarded)
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India – MD (Ophthalmology), 2003
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK – MRCSEd, 2005
  • Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK – MSc in Applied Statistics 2010 
  • Intercollegiate Specialty Board, UK – FRCS (Neuro.Surg), 2011
  • Stanford University, California – Cerebrovascular and Skull Base surgery fellowship, 2013
  • University of California, San Francisco – Visiting fellowship, 2013

Experience

  • Intern, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India – 1.1.1999 to 31.12.1999
  • Resident, Lab Medicine, All India Institute of Medial Sciences, Delhi, India – 12.1.2000 to 30.6.2000 
  • Resident, Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medial Sciences, Delhi, India – 1.7.2000 to 30.6 2003 
  • Basic Surgical Training, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Surgical Rotation, UK – 6.8.2003 to 5.6.2006
  • Clinical Fellow (Registrar), Neurosurgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough – 5.6.2006 to 11.2.2007 
  • Specialist Registrar (LAT), Neurosurgery, Royal London Hospital – 12.2.2007 to 31.7.2007 
  • Specialty Trainee (ST4-8), Neurosurgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough – 1.8.2007 to 31.3.2009 
  • Specialty Trainee (ST6,7,8), Neurosurgery, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne – 1.4.2009 to 31.7.2012.
  • Specialty Trainee, Neurosurgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough – 1.8.2012 – 20.8.2012
  • Clinical Instructor in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Stanford University, 21.8 2012 – 31.7.2013

Publications

A list of the publications on Google Scholar can be found by clicking this link…

The PubMed list of publications is here….

Presentations

  1. Mukerji N, Ellison A. Identifying the rogue by the mugshot: morphological predictors of aneurysmal rupture. e-Poster, EANS, Dublin, September 2019.
  2. Richards N, Ellison A, Mukerji N. Establishing an aneurysm database for a stable cohort of patients and challenging the aneurysm: the TAG project. EANS, Dublin, September 2019.
  3. Roy D, Ellison A, Mukerji N and the TAG. Establishing an aneurysm database for an unusually stable cohort of patients: the (Teesside Aneurysm Group) TAG project. ISAH, Amsterdam, June 2019.
  4. Mukerji N, Ellison A and the TAG. A compelling economic argument to offer clipping as a treatment of choice for unruptured MCA aneurysms: results from the TAG database. ISAH, Amsterdam, June 2019.
  5. Bonanos G, Manjunath Prasad KS, Mukerji N. A novel technique for repair of vertebral artery during meningioma surgery. SBNS, London, September 2018
  6. Onwordi G, Solth A, Mukerji N. Diagnosis and Management of intracranial tuberculoma in the North East of England. EANS, EP4029, Brussels, October 2018
  7. Onwordi G, Solth A, Mukerji N. Return of the mycobacterium: Intracranial tuberculoma – a mini case series. SBNS, Torquay, April 2018
  8. Mukerji N. ‘Setting up a EC-IC bypass service: Potentials and Pitfalls’, SENEC, Barcelona, May 2017
  9. Robson C, Dobson G, Khan SA, Mukerji N. EC-IC bypass: A single centre experience. BNVG, Glasgow, February 2017.
  10. Dobson G, Robson C, Mukerji N. A single centre experience of intra-operative digital subtraction angiography in AVM resection. BNVG, Glasgow, February 2017.
  11. Dalton A, Taylor C, Nelson C, Wilcox C, Jackson P, Obara B, Mukerji N. Automated detection and morphometric analysis of intracranial aneurysms. EANS, Athens, September 2016.
  12. Taylor C, Mukerji N. Observed rupture of unruptured intracranial aneurysms. BNVG, Middlesbrough, February 2016.
  13. Kalsi P, Manjunath Prasad KS, Mukerji N. Treatment of carotid cavernous sinus fistulas with external manual carotid expression. BNVG, Middlesbrough, February 2016.
  14. Mukerji N.  Training a neurovascular surgeon. BNVG, Middlesbrough, February 2016. 
  15. Kalsi P, Mukerji N. Aneurysm morphology determines future risk of rupture: A prospective discriminant model. Oral presentation. SBNS, York, September 2015.
  16. Hamdan A, Mitchell P, Mukerji N. Is socioeconomic deprivation linked with increased incidence of subarachnoid haemorrhage? Oral presentation at EANS Cerebrovascular section meeting, Nice, September 2014
  17. Coulter IC, Pesic-Smith J, Cato-Addison WB, Strachan RD, Mukerji N. Complications following cranioplasty in 166 patients.  AANS Annual meeting, San Francisco, April 2014.
  18. Mukerji N, Cook DJ, Steinberg GK. Is Local Hypoperfusion the Basis of Transient Neurological Deficits After STA-MCA Bypass in Moyamoya Disease? International Stroke Conference, San Diego, February 2014. 
  19. Mukerji N, Cook DJ, Steinberg GK. Differing Blood Flow Patterns in Patients With Transient Neurological Deficits After EC  IC Bypass  The Role of Local Hypoperfusion. Section on Cerebrovascular Neurosurgical Forum, CNS, San Francisco, October 2013.
  20. Pesic-Smith J, Coulter IC, Cato-Addison WB, Strachan RD, Mukerji N. Complications following cranioplasty in 166 patients. Top Neurosurgical Paper. SBNS, Romford, September 2013. 
  21. Mukerji N, Cook DJ, Steinberg GK. Is hypoperfusion the basis of transient neurological deficits after STA-MCA bypass in Moyamoya disease? Poster presentation AANS, New Orleans, April 2013.
  22. Mukerji N, Navarro R, Feroze, A, Lober R, Khan N, Steinberg GK. Revascularization in patients with moyamoya decreases pathologically high posterior circulation arterial flow measured by quantitative magnetic resonance angiography. Oral presentation AANS, New Orleans, April 2013.
  23. Cook DJ, Mukerji N, Gelfand J, Steinberg GK. Paradoxical Oligemia Associated with Transient Neurologic Events Following STA-MCA Bypass for Moyamoya Disease. Poster presentation. AANS, New Orleans April 2013.
  24. Mukerji N, Cook DJ, Gelfand J, Steinberg GK. Transient reversible hypoperfusion measured with the Hemedex probe in the peri-anastomotic hemisphere following STA-MCA bypass for MoyaMoya disease. Poster presentation at SNIS Stroke meeting, Hawaii, February 2013. 
  25. Cook DJ, Mukerji N, Gelfand J, Steinberg GK. Paradoxical Oligemia Associated with Transient Neurologic Events Following STA-MCA Bypass for Moyamoya Disease. Poster presentation. SNIS Stroke meeting, Hawaii, February 2013.
  26. Mukerji N, Todd NV. Spinal epidural haematomas: factors influencing outcome and recommendations for management. Poster presentation at SBNS Conference, Aberdeen, April 2012.
  27. Tsermoulas G, Mukerji N, Borah A, Mitchell P, Ross N. Factors affecting diagnostic yield in needle biopsy for brain lesions. Oral presentation SBNS Conference, Aberdeen, April 2012.
  28. Mukerji N, Paluzzi A, Crossman JE, Mitchell P, Nissen JJ. Emergency neurosurgical referrals in the North East of England – trends over four years 2008-2011. Oral presentation at SBNS Conference, Aberdeen, April 2012.
  29. Harrison LJ, Mukerji N, Nicholson C, Mitchell P, Jenkins A. 30-day unplanned reoperation rates in paediatric neurosurgery: a single centre experience and proposed use as a quality indicator. Oral presentation at SBNS Conference, Aberdeen, April 2012.
  30. Mukerji N, Mitchell P, Chambers I, Piper I. Factors predicting outcome in severe head injuries: observations based on the BrainIT data. Oral presentation at BNRG Conference, Durham, March 2012. 
  31. Mukerji N, Jenkins A, Nicholson C, Mitchell P. Use of unplanned re-operation rates in pediatric neurosurgery as a quality indicator.  Oral presentation at AANS 2011, Denver.
  32. Mukerji N, Crossman JE, Lewis J, Kane PJ. ‘On call’ referral patterns of patients with brain tumours in two neurosurgical centres: Using data to organise services. EANO Congress, Maastricht, September 2010 (Oral poster)
  33. Holliman D, Mukerji N, Collins J, Bhattathiri PS. What can a prospective ‘culture positive’ database tell us about common infections in a neurosurgical unit? SBNS Conference, Cambridge March, 2010 (Poster). 
  34. Barrett C, Mukerji N, Holliman D, Mitchell P. Seasonal variation in the presentation of traumatic extra-axial haematomas. SBNS Conference, Dublin, September 2009 (Poster). 
  35. Mukerji N, Kalsi P, Manjunath Prasad KS.  Who gets an out-of-hours MRI scan –predictions based on a statistical model. SBNS Conference, Dublin, September 2009 (Poster).
  36. Prakash SK, Mukerji N, Bica D, Nath FP. Cancellous bovine bone substitution material like Tutobone is an efficient alternative to autologous bone in anterior cervical fusion surgery. SBNS Conference, Dublin, September 2009.
  37. Mukerji N, Paluzzi A, Holliman D, Barrett C, Mitchell P, Kane PJ. Analysis of 4751 Emergency Referrals at two Neurosurgical Centres – Were they all necessary? SBNS Conference, Dublin, September 2009. 
  38. Mukerji N, Holliman D, Baisch S, Noble A, Schenk T, Nath FP. Neuropsychological impact of treatment modalities in sub-arachnoid haemorrhage – coiling is no better than clipping. WFNS Congress, Boston, September 2009.
  39. Prakash SK, Mukerji N, Nath FP. Osseointegration with different implants used in anterior approach cervical spine surgery. EFNS Meeting, Marseilles, March 2009. 
  40. Mukerji N, Kane PJ. Multidisciplinary management of metastatic brain tumours. British Neurosurgery Research Group, Newcastle, March 2009.
  41. Mukerji N, Shekhar H, Prasad M, Kane PJ. Lessons learnt from the maintenance of an on-calls referral database. British Neurosurgery Research Group, Newcastle, March 2009.
  42. Mukerji N, Cahill J, Rodrigues D, Prakash S, Strachan RD. Flow dynamics of Lumboperitoneal shunts. North of England Neurological Association, Harrogate, November 2008.
  43. Mukerji N, Newman P, Nath FP. Hemifacial spasm and Chiari malformation – A peculiar association. North of England Neurological Association, Harrogate, November 2008.
  44. Mukerji N, Kalsi P, Hendry G, Kane PJ. Optimal management of intracranial metastases. Accepted for presentatation at the British Neuro-oncology Society, Preston, June 2008.
  45. Mukerji N, Holliman D, Baisch S, Schenk T, Nath FP. Long term neuropsychological impact of sub-arachnoid haemorrhage and its treatment on the day to day life of patients: A case control study. SBNS, Liverpool, April 2008.
  46. Ingram M, Gibb S, Mukerji N, Kane PJ, Williamson S. Blood transfusion in Neurosurgery – A survey of national practice. Poster, SBNS, Liverpool, April 2008.
  47. Rodrigues D, Mukerji N, Chambers IR, Piper I, Mitchell P, Gregson BA, Mendelow AD. Intracranial pressure in severely head injured patients – is there a diurnal pattern? Brit J Neurosurg, Poster, SBNS, Liverpool, April 2008.
  48. Mukerji N, Rodrigues D, Strachan RD. Predicting the optimum length of a lumboperitoneal shunt catheter – are the existing catheters too short? – An experimental study. E-Poster, AANS, Chicago, April 2008.
  49. Coulter I, Mukerji N, Bradey N, Conolly V, Kane PJ. Management of non-functioning pituitary adenomas: a retrospective radiological analysis. EANS, Glasgow, September 2007.
  50. Mukerji N, Gupta S, Nath FP.  Transcranial doppler studies – Is there an absolute correlation with the ckinical status? Poster, SBNS, London, April, 2007. 
  51. Mukerji N, Sinar EJ. Identical twins with cervical myelopathy – A case for hereditary cervical spondylosis? SBNS, London, April 2007. 
  52. Mukerji N, Rodrigues D, Hendry G, Dunlop PRC, Kane PJ. Radical Treatment of High Grade Gliomas: The End of Ageism? AANS Section on Tumors meeting, Washington DC, April 2007.
  53. Mukerji N, Holliman D, Bhattathiri PS, Kane PJ. Interpretation of emergency head CT scans: comparison of neurosurgical registrars with radiologists. British Neurosurgery Research Group, Manchester, February 2007. 
  54. Mukerji N, Mathur A, Kane PJ Retrospective data collection from A&E for head injury studies: how reliable is coding? E-Poster, British Neurosurgery Research Group, Manchester, February 2007. 
  55. Narahari R, Mukerji N, Mohiuddin MK, , Garud T, Plusa SM. Information needs of patients with colorectal disease: The role of on-line support. MedNet 2006 Conference, Toronto, October 2006. 
  56. Mukerji N, Sweeney GF, Mitchell P, Mitra D, Gregson BA, Mendelow AD. NICE Head Injury Guidelines – The impact on Head Injury Management in the UK. British Neurosurgery Research Group, Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre, West Sussex, March 2006 
  57. Mukerji N, Sweeney GF, Mendelow AD, Mitchell P. NICE head injury guidelines – An A&E experience over one year. National Neurotrauma Society Symposium, Washington DC, November 2005. 
  58. Mukerji N, Soh C, Mitchell P. In-vivo measurement of brain relaxation after lobectomies. Poster presentation at SBNS, Torquay, September 2005. 
  59. Mukerji N, Bolas H, Welch J, Mendelow AD, Mitchell P, Madani R. The Newcastle Scale of Cognitive Function. Free Paper. British Neurosurgery Research Group Meeting, Hull, March 2004. 
  60. Mukerji N, Khokhar S, Pangtey MS. Pseudoaccomodation in Pseudophakes. Free paper. 61st All India Ophthalmological Society conference, New Delhi, January 2003 
  61. Vajpayee RB, Mukerji N, Tandon R et al. Evaluation of Umbilical Cord Serum Therapy for Persistent Corneal Epithelial Defects. Paper. EBAA Paton Society and Castroviejo Cornea Society federated scientific session, Orlando, October 2002. 
  62. Mukerji N, Garodia VK. Bilateral Optic Neuritis in a patient of AIDS after highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART): Are we looking at immune recovery optic neuritis? Poster. International Congress of Ophthalmology, Sydney,April 2002. 
  63. Garodia VK, Mukerji N, Chaturvedi V. Bilateral Optic Neuritis in a patient of AIDS after antiretroviral therapy: A new entity of Immune Recovery Optic Neuritis? Free paper. 60th All India Ophthalmological Society conference, Ahmedabad, India, January 2002. 

Book Chapters

  • Cook DJ, Mukerji N, Steinberg GK. Multidisciplinary Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations in Comprehensive Management of AVMs of the Brain & Spine – Editors Spetzler et al.
  • Choudhri O, Mukerji N, Steinberg GK. “Frontiers in Endovascular and Microsurgical Management of Complex Cerebral Aneurysms” hosted by Dr(s) Caleb E. Feliciano, Christopher Sean Eddleman, Lincoln Jiménez in Frontiers in Neurology (Endovascular and Interventional Neurology)
  • Cook DJ, Mukerji N, Steinberg GK.  “Surgical Management of Moya-Moya Disease” PanVascular Medicine II Editors Tymianski and Radovanovic

Professional Courses

  • Basic Surgical Skills Course, Edinburgh (December 2003)
  • ATLS Course, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (October 2004)
  • ALS Course, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (November 2004)
  • Statistical Methods for Surgeons, London (June 2004)
  • Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCrISP) course, Sunderland ( April 2005)
  • Core Skills in Neurosurgery, London, (October 2005)
  • Critical Appraisal of Medical Literature, A Cochrane Collaboration Course, Newcastle, (March 2006)
  • Cambridge Lectures in Neurosurgical Anatomy, Cambridge, (October, 2006)
  • 3D Stereotactic Anatomy and approaches to the supratentorial and infratentorial spaces, – AANS Course, Washington DC (April 2007) 
  • Zurich Microneurosurgery Course, University of Zurich, (June 2007) 
  • Leeds Neuroanatomy Course, Leeds, (January 2008)
  • The Injured Spine – AO Course, Newcastle, (March 2008)
  • Basics of Spinal Stabilization and Fusion – AANS Course, Chicago (April 2008)
  • Endovascular and Hybrid Approaches to Cerebrovascular Disease – AANS Course, Chicago (April 2008)
  • The Painful Spine – AO Course, Southampton, (November 2008)
  • ATLS (reverification) – Leeds, (November 2008)
  • SBNS CME – Dublin (October 2009)
  • Future of aneurysm surgery in the UK – Royal Society of Medicine, London, March 2010
  • BNTA Trainee course (Tumour) – Cambridge (June 2010)
  • EANO Trainee course (Tumour) – Maastricht (September 2010)
  • BNTA Trainee course (Vascular) – Cambridge (January 2011)
  • Practical and Technical Aspects of Transsphenoidal Surgery – AANS Course, Denver (April, 2011)
  • Cranial Radiosurgery – AANS Course, Denver (April 2011)
  • Brain Mapping and Awake Mapping Techniques – AANS Course, Denver (April 2011)
  • Beginning Your Academic Career: Answers to Your Questions – AANS Seminar, Denver (April 2011)
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Residency – AANS Seminar, Denver (April 2011)
  • BrainLAB Advanced Course – Bristol (November 2011)
  • Leadership and management masterclass: Mini MBA – What you need to know about the finance in the NHS. London (March 2012)
  • Training the Trainer. Edinburgh (May 2012)
  • Clinical Leadership & Management – Keele University (June 2012)
  • Microanastomosis – Stanford University (Feb-July 2013)
  • Professionalism in Surgery – RCSEng Course, Newcastle (November 2013)
  • EANS Young Neurosurgeons Cerebrovascular Course – RCSEng, London (May 2014)
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Course – QSpine, Paris (Jan 2016)
  • Baxter sealant course, Vienna (April 2017)
  • Integra Brain Tumour Course, Strasbourg (June 2017)

Awards and Honours

  • Sir. Dorabji Tata Trust Prize, Biochemistry (July 1995) 
  • Sardari Lal Kalra Medal, Microbiology (December 1996) 
  • Institute Prize, Surgery (December 1998) 
  • Institute Prize, Community Medicine (December 1998) 
  • New Zealand High Commissioners Prize, Community Medicine (December 1999) 
  • Institute Scholarship, Second Position in M.B.B.S (December 1999) 
  • Best Original Paper, Indian Journal of Paediatrics (October 2000) 
  • Madan Mohan Ophthalmic Research Association Trophy ( October 2002) 
  • Dr. Bodh Raj Sabharwal Medal, Ophthalmology (October 2003) 
  • NENA(North of England Neurological Association) Magnum Award for the best case presentation (December 2007)

Positions of Responsibility

  • International Executive Member – AANS Section on Tumors
  • Reviewer – Journal of Neuro-oncology
  • Reviewer – British Journal of Neurosurgery
  • Reviewer – World Neurosurgery
  • Reviewer – Neurosurgery
  • Reviewer – European Neurology
  • Medical licensure – UK (GMC), California (MBC) and India (MCI)
  • Reviewer – Austrian Science Fund
  • Associate Editor – British Journal of Neurosurgery

Membership of learned societies

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • Society of British Neurological Surgeons
  • American  Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • All India Ophthalmological Society

Invited lectures/faculty

  • Chair – Cerebrovascular session, SBNS, Coventry, September 2014
  • Invited faculty – Cerebrovascular Society of India meeting, Bangalore, September 2014
  • Invited faculty – Ossur, Halo training day, Middlesbrough, February, 2015
  • Invited speaker – ‘One Punch North East’ initiative,Durham, June 2015, https://nrtimes.co.uk/one-punch-takes/ http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/kristian-thompson-death-one-punch-9486113
  • Invited lecture – ‘Complex aneurysms and EC-IC bypass’, Coventry, September 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Invited lecture – ‘Setting up a EC-IC bypass service: Potentials and Pitfalls’, SENEC, Barcelona, May 2017