About this event

  • Date and time Tue 15 Sep 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Clinical Neurosciences

This webinar will teach doctors and trainees how neurosurgical radiation, or radiosurgery, can treat a wide range of disorders without the need to open the skull.

Mr Jonathan Hyam, Consultant Neurosurgeon, will trace the landmark developments and advances in radiosurgery through to its modern status as a routine therapy which has now expanded beyond the clinical neurosciences.

Webinar topics include: 

  • How radiosurgery differs from conventional radiotherapy and minimises radiation dose to normal brain
  • Describe what neurological conditions can be treated by radiosurgery
  • Value the sophistication of neuro-imaging and technical advances allowing highly precise radiosurgery treatments

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Key speakers

Jonathan Hyam

Mr Jonathan Hyam

Consultant Neurosurgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square, and an Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon to the Craniofacial Department of Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK

Speaker's biography

Mr Jonathan Hyam undertakes Gamma Knife radiosurgery and cranial surgery for conditions such as facial pain, movement disorders, meningioma and cerebral secondaries. He has been trained in stereotactic neurosurgery in London and Oxford.


Mr Hyam received America’s Congress of Neurological Surgeons’ Resident Prize for Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, was awarded a PhD from Oxford University in Neurosurgery, and a Diploma in Microscopic Neurosurgery from The Yasargil Neurosurgery Laboratory of the University of Zurich, Switzerland.


Mr Hyam was awarded the prestigious Arris & Gale Lectureship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England which he delivered to the Royal Society of Medicine in 2015.


Mr Hyam’s neurosurgery research has been published in international journals including The Lancet, Nature Reviews Neurology, The Lancet Neurology and JAMA Neurology.



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be  distributed  in future on various internet channels. 

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