Surash Surash

Consultant Neurosurgeon

FRCS (Neuro.Surg), MD, LLM

Mr. Surash is a Consultant Neurosurgeon based at the RVI, Newcastle upon Tyne. He has been in post since 2011 and had previously trained in Leeds. He is widely published and has presented internationally. His research areas range from brain tumours, CSF dynamics and emerging technologies, and works collaboratively with other major neurosurgical centres around the World.

In 2020, Surash led the report into workforce pay discrimination; the Surash-Pearce Report, which highlighted inequalities in the NHS, for which he was highly commended at the “Ground-breaking Researcher of the Year” category at the National BAME Health & Care Awards in 2021. This was the first report of its kind.

He was an advisor on the Medical Workforce Race Equality Standard (MWRES) report published in 2021 and the Inquiry into Equity in the STEM Workforce report published that same year.