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Dr Alan Forster

Dr Alan Forster is a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist (part retired). He trained in medicine in Aberdeen and in Clinical Neurophysiology at the National Hospital for Nervous Diseases at Queen Square.
His current work includes intraoperative training work for Inomed and Bespoke Healthcare, advisory work for NHS Lothian for Paediatric Epilepsy Neurosurgery program (SPESS), participating in their MDTs,  with remote EEG reporting for Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - including checking ITU monitored cases - some EEGs for Inverness and Tayside, also international EEGs via the charity Teleeeg.
Dr Forster was the first Clinical Neurophysiology Consultant for Dundee in 1987. He then moved to the Walton Centre in Liverpool and returned to Scotland in 2005 to take up a post in Aberdeen until 'retirement' in 2015.
He has been a pioneer in IOM since 1992 after being exposed to a single corticography recording as a registrar. He has performed a wide range of IOM from microvascular decompression to assisting in the intraoperative navigation for separation of sacral-spinal Siamese twins, remotely.

IOM most interesting cases