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Mr Pragnesh Bhatt
Consultant Neurosurgeon at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He takes a multidisciplinary team approach to degenerative spinal conditions.
Surgical Principles and Techniques
Mr Ravindra Nannapaneni
Senior Neurosurgeon in Cardiff. Having trained in General Surgery in India, he undertook his neurosurgical training in Newcastle/Middlesbrough. Over the last 18 years he has helped establish multiple services in Cardiff including neuronavigation, disc arthroplasty, endoscopic skull base surgery and complex spinal neurosurgery. He has extensive experience in teaching both nationally and internationally.
Dr Marcus Bradley
Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiologist and Clinical Lead for Imaging at North Bristol NHS Trust. He has extensive experience of cross-sectional neuroimaging with CT, MRI and nuclear medicine, and of endovascular treatment of neurovascular disease. His clinical interests include neuro-oncology, gamma-knife, aneurysms, stroke, and dementia. He also has interests in digital technology and artificial intelligence.
Dr Fraser Merchant
Neuroradiology trainee currently working in Bristol, and has a keen interest in medical education, particularly with respect to neuroradiology having undertaken an iBSc in Neuroscience at UCL. He frequently delivers lectures to both undergraduate and postgraduate audiences.
Dr William Brown
Neuroradiology trainee currently based in Bristol, and has a keen interest in teaching, having completed a post-graduate certificate in Medical Education at the University of Bristol. His current work includes co-authoring the 'non-vascular procedures' chapter of the upcoming Oxford Handbook of Neuro-intervention.
Headache and Pain
Dr Andrew Dowson
Clinical Lead for the East Kent Headache Service and has clinics both at the Princess Royal University Hospital and in the Community in Bromley Kent as well as a private headache clinic in Guildford, Surrey.
Dr Rachel Kilner
Clinical and Care Professional Lead for Children and Young People and GP at Herne Hill Road Medical Practice.
lschaemic Vascular Disease
Dr Simon Fandler-Höfler
Consultant Neurologist at the University Hospital of the Medical University of Graz, Austria.
Dr Amit Mistri
Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Deputy Clinical Director of Emergency & Specialty Medicine, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Leicester.
Haemorrhagic Vascular Disease
Mr Mario Teo
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Bristol Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, North Bristol University Hospital,
Mr Kevin Tsang
Consultant neurosurgeon at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Major Trauma Surgeon at the Major Trauma Centre of St Mary's Hospital and also as a General Neurosurgeon at Charing Cross Hospital.
Transient Loss of Consciousness and Epilepsy
Dr Antonio Gil-Nagel
Director of the Epilepsy Program at Hospital Ruber Internacional, in Madrid, an international referral centre for epilepsy, specialized in diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of epilepsy in adults and children.
Dr Laura Mantoan
Adult epileptologist at King’s College Hospital.
Dr Eva Theochari
Adult Epilepsy Consultant at King's College Hospital.
Amy Ross Russell
Neurology trainee in Southampton, UK, and podcast editor for Practical Neurology (BMJ). Amy trained in Medicine at the University of Oxford, subsequently working in Gloucestershire, Eastern Cape, RSA, and London, UK, at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, the Royal Brompton Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, before starting neurology specialist training.
Dr Declan Chard
Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, with a specialist interest in multiple sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system.
Dr Carmen Tur
Neurologist and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Queen Square MS Centre, Department of Neuroinflammation, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London.
Consultant Neurologist running a cognitive disorders clinic at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and general neurology clinic at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, as well as general neurology clinics at Watford General Hospital and St Albans City Hospital.
Senior Clinical Research Fellow and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at The University of Edinburgh.
Professor Kailash Bhatia
Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Clinical and Movement Neuroscience Department at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the affiliated National Hospital for Neurology.
Dr Anna Sadnicka
Trainee Neurologist at St George’s University of London with an interest in neural control of movement and how this is disturbed in movement disorders.
Coma and Sleep
Dr Guy Leschziner
Consultant neurologist within the Department of Neurology and Sleep Disorders Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, and at London Bridge Hospital, the Cromwell Hospital.
Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology, UCLH where she runs specialist clinics in both MS and Neuro-ophthalmology. At Watford General Hospital she sees general neurology patients in clinic and on the wards.
Dr Diego Kaski
Consultant Neurologist at the University College London Hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Diseases of the Autonomic Nervous System
Dr Amir Puyan Divanbeighi Zand
Clinician and researcher at Oxford University Hospitals with an interest in novel devices for autonomic neuromodulation.
Mr Simon Tizzard
Spine Surgeon of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Middlesbrough.
Mr Nikolay Peev
Consultant Neurosurgeon and Spinal Surgeon at the Royal Victoria Hospital regional Neuroscience unit in Belfast trust.
Elective Spinal Disease
Mr Navneet Singh
Consultant neurosurgeon at St George’s NHS Foundation Trust and has clinical interests in neuro-oncology and paediatric neurosurgery as well as general neurosurgery including spine and trauma.
Tumours and Cysts
Professor Sebastian Brandner
Professor of Neuropathology at the Division of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurology, University College London and Honorary Consultant Neuropathologist at University College London Hospitals.
Mr Andy Brodbelt
Consultant neurosurgeon and the lead for neurooncology at the Walton Centre NHS Foundation trust, and an honorary senior clinical lecturer at Liverpool University.
Professor Riccardo Soffietti
Professor of Neurology and Neuro-Oncology at University of Turin, Italy.
Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Pathologies
Mr Greg James
Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London and Honorary Consultant Neurosurgeon at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Neuro-rehabilitation and Spinal Injury Rehabilitation
Professor Steven Laureys
Professor of Neurology & Director at Coma Science Group, University of Liège, Belgium.
Dr Fahim Anwar
Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge.
Dr Alasdair Rooney
Consultant neuropsychiatrist, NHS Lothian and Principal Investigator, CCBS, University of Edinburgh.
Prof. Dr. Christoph Helmstaedter
Psychologist and professor for clinical neuropsychology at the University of Bonn Medical Center, Germany. Head neuropsychologist in the Department of Epileptology and the Mauritius Neurorehabilitation Center in Meerbusch, Germany.
Dr Juri-Alexander Witt
Clinical neuropsychologist and researcher in the Department of Epileptology at the University of Bonn Medical Center.
Dr Daniela Pohl
Paediatric neurologist and associate professor of paediatric neurology at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.