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Dr Pillay Robin

Dr Pillay Robin

​MBChB (South Africa)

M.Med (Neurosurgery) (University of Cape Town)

FRCS (England)

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Neurosurgery

Sub-specialties: Spine Surgery

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Spine, Spine and Spinal Disorders, Spine Surgery.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Department of Neurosurgery National Neuroscience InstituteNational Neuroscience Institute


​Dr Robin Pillay is Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery at the National Neuroscience Institute.

He completed a joint Neurosurgery Residency Training in Cape Town, South Africa and London, England, and a Spine Fellowship Training in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Dr Pillay was appointed Joint Consultant in Spine and Neurosurgery with the Department of Orthopaedics, Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

From 2015 - 2016, Dr Pillay was on sabbatical with the Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital, Queensland, Australia, where he was a staff specialist. After which, he returned to the Walton Centre.

Dr Pillay sub-specialises in spine surgery with a special interest in craniocervical spine conditions.


  • ​MBChB (South Africa)
  • M.Med (Neurosurgery) (University of Cape Town)
  • FRCS (England)

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, National Neuroscience Institute
  • Previous Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Neurosciences, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Previous Programme Director of Neurosurgery, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK
  • ​Ex Treasurer of British Association of Spine Surgeons (BASS) and United Kingdom Spine Societies Board(UKSSB)
  • Past Programme Director of Liverpool Spine Fellowship and AO Spine Fellow Programme (Northwest)


Research Interests


Research Trials