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Date: 22 August 2019

Time: 17:07

Consultant directory

With so many consultants, all with special interests, we appreciate it can be difficult for GPs to make the right referral choice, and it can be confusing for patients.

This consultant directory is offered as an easy reference guide to the specific clinical services and interests of all the consultants working at or for University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Browse by category results: neurology

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    Dr Hani Benamer

    Dr Hani Benamer, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute

    Graduated from Tripoli. Obtained MRCP and neurology training in Glasgow. Gained PhD & CCST. Special interest in movement disorders. Honorary lecturer at UoB with interest in medical education. Senior editor of Libyan Journal of Medicine.

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    Dr Nicholas P Davies

    Dr Nicholas P Davies, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Neuromuscular Conditions

    Trained in Birmingham and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London. Specialist interests include: Neuromuscular disorders, metabolic diseases and ion channel disorders.

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    Dr Roland O Etti

    Dr Roland O Etti, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Neuro Rehabilitation

    Trained in neurology in Hull and Birmingham. Has an interest in general neurology, headaches and management of multiple sclerosis symptoms.

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    Dr Tom Hayton

    Dr Tom Hayton, Consultant Neurologist

    MBChB from University of Edinburgh, PhD from UCL; trained in London and West Midlands;sub-speciality interest in traumatic brain injury.

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    Dr M Tom Heafield

    Dr M Tom Heafield, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute

    Qualified at St Mary's Hospital London in 1984, he was appointed to the Trust as consultant neurologist in 1994. He has a varied and broad interest in all aspects of clinical neurology and service developments.

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    Dr Saiju Jacob

    Dr Saiju Jacob, Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Service Lead

    Neurology training done in London and West Midlands with doctoral research and fellowship at Oxford. Special interest includes neuromuscular and neuroimmunology, with weekly clinics for each

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    Dr Alistair John Lewthwaite

    Dr Alistair John Lewthwaite, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from University of Birmingham, 2000. PhD in the Genetics of Parkinson's Disease, 2009. Specialist interest in Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders, including assessment of patients for deep brain stimulation.

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    Dr Edward Littleton

    Dr Edward Littleton, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from University College London (1996), having trained at Jesus College Cambridge and UCL medical school. Doctoral research in neuroimmunology undertaken at Oxford. Has a special interest in stroke.

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    Dr Gordon Mazibrada

    Dr Gordon Mazibrada, Consultant Neurologist

    Qualified as Doctor of Medicine from the University of Zagreb, Croatia in 1991. Professional areas of interest are multiple sclerosis and inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system.

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    Dr Dougall McCorry

    Dr Dougall McCorry, Neuroscience Consultant

    Trained at the Walton Centre, Liverpool, his MD is on the subject of understanding antiepileptic decision making. He is a member of the Association of British Neurology and International League Against Epilepsy.

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    Dr Niraj Mistry

    Dr Niraj Mistry, Consultant Neurologist

    Specialist interest MS. Clinical and pre-clinical training at the University of Cambridge, followed by basic Neurosciences training in Oxford then higher specialist Neurology training in Nottingham. Research MD from University of Cambridge.

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    Dr David Nicholl

    Dr David Nicholl, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Neuro-Genetics and Movement Disorders

    Main research interests are in Parkinson's disease and the genetics of neurodegenerative diseases. He also works at Birmingham City Hospital and lectures at the University of Birmingham.

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    Professor Yusuf A Rajabally

    Professor Yusuf A Rajabally, Consultant Neurologist, Neuromuscular Disease and Peripheral Neuropathy

    Main specialist interest in inflammatory neuropathy management. Runs several other specialist neuropathy clinics. Research active in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), Guillain-Barré syndrome and other acquired neuropathies.

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    Dr Girija Sadalage

    Dr Girija Sadalage, Consultant Neurologist

    Neurologist with special interest in neuro-immunology and neuromuscular disorders

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    Dr Vijay Sawlani

    Dr Vijay Sawlani, Consultant Neuroradiologist

    Masters in neurovascular diseases, from the University of Paris and Mahidol. Interests include: advance applications of MRI including spectroscopy, perfusion, DTI and functional imaging in brain tumours, epilepsy and neurological disorders.

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    Dr Shanika Samarasekera

    Dr Shanika Samarasekera, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated and trained in Newcastle and the West Midlands. Has a background in both Psychiatry (to membership level) and Neurology. Specialist interest in Epilepsy.

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    Dr Alexandra Sinclair

    Dr Alexandra Sinclair, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2000 and obtained her MRCP in 2003, PhD in 2010 and her Certificate of Completion of Training in January 2012. Interests: headache and idiopathic intracranial hypertension.

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    Dr Venkataramanan Srinivasan

    Dr Venkataramanan Srinivasan, Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from India and completed my Neurology training with West Midlands Deanery. My special interest include Neuromuscular Disorders and Motor Neuron Disease.

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    Professor Steve Sturman

    Professor Steve Sturman, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology and Rehabilitation

    A specialist in MS and Motor Assessment , he has interests in post-polio, head injuries, neuro-disabilities, stroke and neurorehabilitation.

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    Professor Adrian C Williams

    Professor Adrian C Williams, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Parkinson's, MND

    Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Regional Centre for Neurology at the Trust. He is also a senior advisor to the Parkinson's Society.

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    Dr Mark Willmot

    Dr Mark Willmot, Consultant Neurologist with Interest in Stroke

    Dr Willmot is a consultant neurologist with a sub-specialty interest in stroke. His interests involve the role of nitric oxide in the pathophysiology of stroke, patent foramen ovale in young stroke, blood pressure and the management of acute stroke.

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    Dr John B Winer

    Dr John B Winer, Consultant Neurologist, Neurology Acute, Neuromuscular Disorders and Polymyositis

    Trained in Neurology at the Middlesex, Guy's and St Mary's hospitals in London, and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Gained his first qualification in 1978. Current research is mainly focused on neuromuscular disease.

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    Dr John Woolmore

    Dr John Woolmore, Consultant Neurologist

    Clinical and research interests include multiple sclerosis and neuroinflammatory conditions of the central nervous system. He has two specialist clinics at the QE where his clinical focus is on disease modifying therapies within the field of MS care.

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    Dr Ben Wright

    Dr Ben Wright , Consultant Neurologist

    Graduated from University College London. Postgraduate training in Cambridge and Birmingham. Specialist interest in dystonia, Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders. I run the adult Wolfram syndrome multi-disciplinary clinic.