Mr Marco Sinisi graduated in medicine from the University of Milan, Italy. He completed his training in Neurosurgery at the Institute of Neurosurgery in Milan, first at the Ospedale Policlinico and then at the Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta where in 2002 he was appointed as a Consultant and lead surgeon for the development of the treatment of surgical disorders of peripheral nerves. In 2004, he was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon to the Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, London where since 2010 he is the Head of the Peripheral Nerve Injury Department.
Mr Sinisi’s special interests is paediatric and adult brachial plexus lesions, nerve traumatic lesions tumours and reconstructive work after paralysis. A significant proportion of his work is from treatment of neuropathic pain due to nerve lesions.
The Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit is at the cutting edge in terms of providing life-altering surgical treatment for nerve damage due to car crashes, or sport or work-related injuries, degenerative and non-degenerative injuries, nerve damage because of joint dislocation, bone fracture or from an operation. Mr Sinisi has dedicated his life to understanding the peripheral nerve system. The PNI Unit at the RNOH is a well-established centre worldwide.