Mr Shungu Ushewokunze

Shungu Ushewokunze

Mr Shungu Ushewokunze

Role: Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon
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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

Training

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

Publications

  • ‘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)

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