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Neurology
40 years of experience

Dr Orrell qualified from Manchester University in 1982. He trained in neurology in Leeds and London. He was Senior Registrar in Neurology at Charing Cross Hospital, London, and Visiting Professor in Neurology at University of Rochester, New York, USA for 12 months.

Dr Orrell is interested in the whole range of neurological conditions, including headache, epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and rarer conditions. He has special interests in disorders of nerve, muscle and brain, and international recognition in disorders of muscle, nerve, motor neuron disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), and neurogenetics.

Dr Orrell was appointed Consultant Neurologist at the Royal Free Hospital, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (UCLH), and East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, in 1998.  He is Associate Professor at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, University College London.

At the Wellington Hospital, Dr Orrell provides consultation and diagnostic service for patients with all neurological problems. These include headache, migraine, epilepsy, dizziness, stroke, brain tumours, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson"s Disease, movement disorders, memory problems, Alzheimers Disease, nerve and muscle disorders (myopathy, muscular dystrophy, myositis, neuropathy, myasthenia, motor neuron disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), and rarer conditions, with further investigation and management to suit the patient and their condition.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Motor Neurone Disease/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Neurogenetics
  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Motor Neurone Disease/Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Neurogenetics
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Neurology
25 years of experience

Dr Kevin Shields is a Consultant Neurologists, with particular specialism in the management of headache disorders. Dr Shields has an NHS base at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Whittington Hospital. He is one of the few neurologists who is also qualified in neurophysiology, a separate diagnostic specialism that studies the electrical cavity of the nervous system.

 He qualified first in his class at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1997 and was awarded the Hudson Gold medal. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 1999, before moving to the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London to begin neurology training. While there, he trained for several years under the supervision of Professor Peter J Goadsby, one of the world’s leading experts in headache disorder. Dr Shields was awarded a PhD for his research into mechanisms of pain transmission in headache from the University of London in 2005. He received the Sir Charles Symonds Prize from the Association of Neurologists and the Lord Adrian Prize from the British Society of Clinical Neurophysiology for his research. Dr Shields has also been published extensively in peer-reviewed  journals and books.



Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Neurophysiology
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)

 

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Epilepsy
  • Hyperhydrosis

 

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Neurology
19 years of experience

Dr Christopher Carswell is a Consultant Neurologist working at HCA and for the NHS. He has an interest in all neurological problems including headaches, limb weakness/numbness, dizziness, strokes, epilepsy. He has a specilaist interest in cognitive neurology and memory problems.

He completed his clinical neurology training in both central London and Sydney (as the Association of British Neurologists Australasian Fellow). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London and was awarded a PhD in neuroscience by University College London.

He has been published many clinical papers, textbook and medical journal articles and is an Honorary Clinincal Lecturer at Imperial College London.

Dr Carswell is passionate about listening carefully to his patients concerns, providing an accurate diagnosis and creating a tailored management plan to ensure the best quality of care.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Dementia
  • Headache
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Epilepsy/Faints
  • Stroke
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Neurology
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17 years of experience

Dr Anupam Bhattacharjee is a Consultant Neurologist, with NHS practices at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square) and Royal Free Hospital London where he runs highly specialist neurology clinics, as well as a large general neurology practice at Lister Hospital in Hertfordshire.

He read medicine at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals (Kings College) and achieved an intercalated 1st Class BSc in Physiology and was top in the University of London exams, and then undertook an MB/PhD programme funded by the Migraine Trust and completed medical finals with distinction. He trained in prestigious medical post-graduate posts at St. Thomas’, Hammersmith, Royal Brompton, National (Queen Square) and Kings College Hospitals. He undertook Specialist Registrar training in Neurology at the Royal Free Hospital and National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (Queen Square) where he holds consultant posts now.

Dr Bhattacharjee sees patients with all common neurological diseases including headaches, blackouts and epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. He runs highly specialist clinics in peripheral nerve & neuromuscular disease, neuroimmunology/antibody mediated neurology disease and is one of only a few neurologists running clinics in neuropathic pain as part of a highly specialised pain unit at UCLH. Due to his expertise in neuroimmunology diseases, Dr Bhattacharjee routinely deals with patients with rheumatological, renal, dermatological and infectious diseases where there is neurological involvement. Additionally, he regularly runs a clinics with a Consultant Haematologist, seeing patients with haematological diseases affecting the nervous system.

He is a member of the Royal Free IVIg committee Subregional Immunoglobulin Assessment Panel and developed a large plasma exchange service with the haematology department treating patients with neuro-immunological disorders at the Royal Free. Dr Bhattacharjee is frequently invited to present his work at national and international conferences, and has served in an advisory capacity to pharmaceutical companies involved in the treatment of neuro-immunological diseases.


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Neurology
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28 years of experience

Dr Michael Lunn is a Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Lead in Neuroimmunology at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery.

After studying medicine at Emmanuel College Cambridge, Dr Lunn worked at the Royal Brompton and Hammersmith Hospitals in London before specialising in Neurology at Queen's Square, Guy's, St Thomas's and Charing Cross Hospitals. He was then appointed as a Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in 2005.

Within the field of Neurology, Dr Lunn pays special interest to the inflammatory neuropathies namely Guillain-Barre syndrome and CIDP. He lectures on these topics in the UK and in Europe. 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Neuroimmunology
  • Inflammatory neuropathies
  • CIDP
  • Paraproteinaemic neuropathies
  • Peripheral nerve disease


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Neurology
38 years of experience
Neuro-Rehabilitation

Dr Marie-Helene Marion is a medical graduate from the University of Paris, trained in Neurology and clinical Neuro-pharmacology in Paris and London.

She pioneered the use of Botulinum toxin in Neurology in 1986 and in particular developed the indications for jaw, tongue and laryngeal dystonia.

She moved back to the UK in 1999 to work for 12 years as a consultant neurologist, running a movement disorder unit at St George's Hospital in London and as as a senior lecturer as St George's medical school. She is now the director of the London BTX centre and the chair of the British Neurotoxin Network, www..neurotoxinnetwork.org which gathers neurologist in the UK, running Botulinum toxin clinics.

She works in an ENT-neurology NHS clinic with Ms Hicklin at St George's for laryngeal disorders. She is a medical adviser for the Dystonia society UK and blogs for patients with dystonia www.infodystonia.com. She has written numerous articles and is still very active in giving lectures and participating in workshops on the uses of Botulinum toxin in Neurology.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Tremor (hands, head, voice)
  • Botox treatment for neurological conditions (blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, facial palsy, migraine, excessive sweating)
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Tremor (hands, head, voice)
  • Botox treatment for neurological conditions (blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, facial palsy, migraine, excessive sweating)
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Neurology
30 years of experience
Neurology
24 years of experience

Dr O'Dwyer is a Consultant Neurologist, running special clinics for assessment of blackouts, funny turns, seizures, epilepsy, headaches, Parkinson’s disease and TIAs/strokes.

His work has resulted in commendation in both CQC and HLA reports.

He trained in general medicine in Dublin, specialising in Neurology, and completing a doctoral thesis on dystonia. He has worked in many hospitals in the UK and Ireland, with 15 years’ experience in Neurology.

He is Principal Investigator for several national clinical trials in epilepsy and has acted as advisor for therapeutic strategies within the NHS. He actively pursues other neurology research and lecturing at the St George's University of London.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Migraine
  • Blackouts
  • Dystonia
  • Botulinum Toxin
  • Migraine
  • Blackouts
  • Dystonia
  • Botulinum Toxin
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Neurology
32 years of experience
Neuro-Rehabilitation

Dr Bal Athwal is a leading Consultant Neurologist with the renowned private HCA Healthcare group. He offers in-depth consultations and assessments to those suffering from a variety of neurological conditions including migraine, seizures, gait issues, muscle weakness and memory problems. He has a special clinical interest in stroke prevention and rehabilitation, epilepsy and conditions such as Parkinson's disease and motor neuron disease. 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Botox Treatment
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Fits
  • Seizures
  • Parkinsons Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Movement and Balance Issues
  • Tinnitus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nerve Disorders
  • Dizziness
  • Memory Problems
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
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Neurology

Dr Noyce is a reader in Neurology and Neuroepidemiology in the Centre for Preventive, Detection and Diagnosis (CPDD), the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

He graduated from Barts and the London (QMUL) in 2007 and pursued integrated training via the Foundation Academic Programme and an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship at UCL. Dr Noyce undertook a PhD in Neuroscience at UCL and an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Following this, he re-joined QMUL and the PNU in 2017 to lead the Parkinson’s programme of work.

His research interests are Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, particularly early identification and epidemiological aspects, including environmental, clinical and genetic determinants.

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