IN A NUTSHELL:
Mark Wilson has worked extensively overseas as a researcher for NASA and as an expedition doctor on Arctic and Everest expeditions. He is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and PreHospital Care Specialist working at both the St Mary's Major Trauma Centre and on London's Air Ambulance.
Mark Wilson is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and PreHospital Care Specialist working at both Imperial College (mainly St Mary's Major Trauma Centre) and on London's Air Ambulance. His specialist areas are acute brain injury (mostly traumatic brain injury) and its very early management. He also specialises in IT (having developed a number of web based referral systems).
Mark underwent self imposed prolonged training, as an anaesthetist and a GP, before his neurosurgical career, but even now likes to maintain a broad medical interest.
He has worked extensively overseas (India, Nepal, South Africa, as a GP in Australia, Researcher for NASA and as an expedition doctor on Arctic and Everest expeditions). He wrote The Medics Guide to Work and Electives Around the World and runs www.medicstravel.org
His research is mainly into the brain in hypoxia (using it as an injury model) in humans.
Neurosurgeon and PreHospital Care Specialist