Mr Shungu Ushewokunze

Shungu Ushewokunze

Mr Shungu Ushewokunze

Role: Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Mr Shungu Ushewokunze MB CHB, MRCS (Glas) FRCS (Glas) (Neuro.Surg) is a consultant adult and paediatric neurosurgeon.

Current positions

  • Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS foundation Trust
  • Consultant Adult Neurosurgeon Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer University of Sheffield


Mr Ushewokunze completed his medical training at the University of Zimbabwe and underwent neurosurgical training on the West Midlands neurosurgical training scheme.

He completed a paediatric neurosurgery fellowship at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.

Special interests

  • Paediatric epilepsy surgery
  • Childhood brain tumours
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal dysraphism


  • ‘Does direct admission from an emergency department with on-site neurosurgical services facilitate time critical surgical intervention following a traumatic brain injury in children?’ (2013)
  • ‘An unusual complication following translabyrinthine resection of an acoustic neuroma’ (2011)
  • ‘Surgical treatment of post traumatic syringomyelia’ (2010)
  • ‘Brain tissue oxygenation changes in children during the first 24 hours following head injury’ (2008)

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
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