Henry Marsh

Neurosurgeon and broadcaster

Judge , 2012

Henry Marsh

Henry is a leading British neurosurgeon and a pioneer of neurosurgical advances in Ukraine.

He is now the senior consultant neurosurgeon at the Atkinson Morley Wing at St George's Hospital, one of the UK's largest specialist brain surgery units.

He specialises in operating on the brain with the patient under local anaesthetic and was the subject of a major BBC documentary, 'Your Life in Their Hands', in 2004, which won the Royal Television Society Gold Medal. Since 1992 he has been working with neurosurgeons in the former Soviet Union - mainly in Ukraine, with mentee neurosurgeon Igor Petrovich - and his work there was the subject of the BBC Storyville film 'The English Surgeon' (2007).

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