Mr Marcel Ivanov MD, PhD, MSc, FRCS is a Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield. He is Spinal Lead at the Department of Neurosurgery and Audit Lead for Neurosciences in the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. In 2017 he was elected AO SPINE UK Council Officer Neurosurgery and since 2020 he is Chairman of the AO SPINE UK and Ireland.
He developed an interest in minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques and a special interest in the treatment of spinal cord tumors as well as image guided surgery of the spine and brain.
Mr Ivanov plays an active role within European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS), AO SPINE and EUROSPINE. He was elected EANS IM Committee Member and is a Member of EANS Examination Committee. In 2017 he was elected Chair EANS International Relationships Committee and recently he was elected as UK Training Committee Representative at the EANS. Since 2018 he is the Board Member of the EANS Spine Section.
He is a Member of International Examination Committee for EANS (Neurosurgical Examination Board).
Mr Ivanov dedicates a lot of his time to editorial work and is the Associate Editor for Journal of Spinal Studies and Surgery as well as active reviewer for a number of other journals: Spine; World Neurosurgery, Acta Neurochirurgica, British Medical Journal (BMJ); British Journal of Neurosurgery; International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery.