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15 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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16 years of experience

Dr Tabish Saifee is a Consultant Neurologist at the internationally recognised centre, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square and at London North West Healthcare University NHS Trust

He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the UCL Institute of Neurology which ranks in the top 2 institutions in the world for neuroscience.

He runs clinics diagnosing and treating people with all neurological conditions and he also had sub-speciality clinics in movement disorders including tremor. He gets excellent feedback from patients.

Dr Saifee was awarded a fellowship by the National Institute for Health Research for his research in movement disorders and was awarded a PhD from UCL.

He has published over 45 original articles in the field of neurology and movement disorders. He has a role in postgraduate training of neurologists for which he has received multiple awards.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • All relevant neurological tests required can be arranged (e.g. MRI brain and spine scans, CT scans, EEG, nerve conduction studied, electromyography, electroencephalography, lumbar punctures, blood tests).
    • Greater occipital nerve injections for treating headache.


  • Tremor (shaking)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Headache
  • Visual disturbance
  • Blackouts
  • Weakness
  • Numbness and tingling (including multiple sclerosis)
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Memory problems (including Alzheimer's disease)
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26 years of experience

Dr Janssen is an experienced neurologist with broad interests including headache, migraine, TIA, stroke, memory disorders and all general neurological symptoms ranging from tingling/numbness to tremor. 

Dr Janssen has been a consultant neurologist at Chelsea and Westminster, Royal Brompton, and Charing Cross Hospitals since 2005. Having been clinical lead for TIA and neurology in 2015 he was appointed service director for neurology and stroke at Chelsea and Westminster Hosptital. He leads the clinical team at Chelsea and Westminster, personally provides acute neurology input to the Royal Brompton Hospital, and contributes to stroke services at Charing Cross Hospital, the leading hyperacute stroke service in the UK. He is a GMC recognised trainer and keen teacher of medical students and junior staff.

In the independent sector he prides himself on providing a personal service with clinics at HCA's Lister Hospital Chelsea Outpatient Centre and Chiswick Medical Centre. He is also co-chair of HCA joint neurology and neuro-rehabilition council, part of HCAs Neurosciences department.

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Headache
  • TIA
  • stroke
  • memory disorders
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • cognitive impairment
  • general neurology
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20 years of experience

Dr Richard Sylvester is a Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and Homerton University Hospital. After graduating from Oxford University in 1999, Dr Sylvester completed specialist training in London and was awarded a doctorate in Cognitive Neuroscience from UCL.

Within the field of neurology, Dr Sylvester specialises in cognitive neurology and runs a clinic for neuro-rehabilitation following traumatic brain injuries. Additionally, he runs a general neurology practice at UCLH and Homerton, diagnosing and treating patients with a wide range of neurological disorders.


Dr Sylvester pays a special interest to sports related concussion and manages athletes following head injuries at the UCL Institute of Sport and Exercise Health. He sits on the expert concussion advisory panel for the English Football Association and worked as an independent concussion expert for the Rugby World Cup.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • General Neurology
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Sports Related Concussion
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31 years of experience

Professor Hanna is a Senior Consultant Neurologist and has gained extensive clinical consultant experience. He has personally assessed ad treated over 16000 patients with a very wide range of different neurological disease. He currently personally assesses and treats over 1500 patients per year. 

He has an international reputation for clinical care and research in muscle wasting neurological diseases including motor neuron disease, myasthenia gravis, mitochondrial disease, channelopathies and neuropathy. He leads inpatient neurological rehabilitation for patients with the neuromuscular neurological disease.  


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • ultrasound
  • Headache 
  • migraine 
  • blackouts 
  • epilepsy 
  • dizziness
  • multiple sclerosis 
  • tremor 
  • Parkinson's disease 






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11 years of experience

Dr Giorgio Lambru is a Consultant Neurologist and and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neurology. He specialises in headache and facial pain disorders, and is one of the few neurologists in the country who has been formally trained in headache neurology (4 years) and who has completed a headache fellowship, with a PhD in headache medicine.

Dr Lambru pioneered the first and only fast track cluster headache clinic in the United Kingdom. He runs a large multidisciplinary complex facial pain and trigeminal neuralgia clinic; He runs one of the largest Botox and greater occipital nerve blocks services in the UK and one of the largest neurostimulation services for difficult-to-treat headaches in the UK. 

Dr Lambru gained his degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan (Italy), training in Neurology at the University-Hospital of Parma (Italy), when he initially developed his interest in Headache medicine. As part of his training, he collaborated clinically and academically with the Headache Centre of the University of Parma from 2005 to 2009, actively involved in clinical research in primary headache disorders. In 2010 he undertook a one-year clinical fellowship within the Headache group at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and subsequently completed a PhD degree in clinical Neurology at the Institute of Neurology, UCL in the diagnosis and treatment of SUNCT, SUNA and trigeminal neuralgia. He subsequently obtained his PhD at the Institute of Neurology, UCL, London, with a study on trigeminal neuralgiform headache and facial pain disorders.

Dr Lambru has authored a number of scientific publications and presented at national and international headache conferences. He is involved in clinical research in headache and facial pain as well as clinical trials in new migraine, cluster headache and trigeminal neuralgia treatments. He collaborates with the Headache laboratory within the Wolfson CARD-King’s College London in preclinical migraine research. He is a council member of of the British Association for the Study of Headache (BASH UK) and he is in the Advisory Board of the Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK.



Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Monoclonal antibodies for migraine and cluster headache treatment
  • Surgery for headache and facial pain disorders
  • Botulinum toxin injections for the management of chronic headaches
  • Acupuncture for migraine management
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (sTMS)
  • Vagus nerve stimulation (Gammacore)
  • Sopraorbital nerve stimulation (Cefaly)
  • Invasive neurostimulation approaches for the management of refractory primary headache disorders
  • Intractable headaches and general neurology
  • Headache disorders including migraine
  • Hemiplegic migraine
  • Migraine and dizziness
  • Cluster headache
  • Hemicranias continua
  • Paroxysmal hemicranias
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Facial pain
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28 years of experience
Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Ophthalmology

I trained as a doctor at Guy's Hospital and did my specialist training in neurology in West and Central London. I obtained an MD in neurosciences at Imperial. I work exclusively in West London. My NHS practice is based at Chelsea and Westminster NHS Trust and Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, where I run specialty clinics for headache, neuroophthalmology, pregnancy neurology and TIA and stroke. I also have expertise and interest in fits and faints, numbness and pins and needles and general neurology. My private practice is primarily between HCA Chiswick and BMI Syon Clinics. 

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31 years of experience

Dr. James Rakshi has been a Consultant Neurologist for nearly 20 years and has considerable experience in diagnosing and managing a wide range of neurological disorders and problems, both acute and chronic. He graduated in 1988 from Aberdeen Universtiy, Scotland, where he first developed an interest in Neurology and Brain imaging working in the Neurology and Neurosurgical unit. The very first clinical MRI Brain scanner was built at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Dr Rakshi trained in general medicine covering many different specialities for more than four years before specialising in neurology, which has helped him develop a more holistic and pro-active approach to Neurology. He undertook neurology training at a number of major neuroscience centres in London, including The Hammersmith, St George’s, St Mary's and Charing Cross Hospitals as well as the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery where he subsequently became an Honorary Consultant. He has also worked at many of the District General Hospitals in and around London. Dr. Rakshi has run an advanced multiple sclerosis centre and has trained in a number of neuro-rehabilitation centres.

Every patient is unique in the way their symptoms present. Therefore Dr Rakshi has learnt over the years multiple approaches to best assess and manage his patients. Dr Rakshi encourages patients to provide a summary of their medical and neurological symptoms and history.

Dr Rakshi believes the key to reaching the correct diagnosis is taking the time to listen to the patient and family and always keeping an open mind whilst considering the more serious and urgent diagnoses. (sounds obvious but in his own personal experience rarely done) Sometimes it is an incidental or random comment from the patient or relative that alerts one to the diagnosis. He has a reputation for giving a clear explanation of the patient's neurological problem and how best to investigate and manage it. He is often asked to provide a second opinion. He prides himself on quickly organising investigations and providing detailed letters and reports in clear understandable language. His general approach is very simple, treat each patient the way you would want to be treated yourself. 

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • General Neurology (acute and chronic neurological conditions) with Special Interests as listed
  • Dementia/Memory Problems
  • Dizziness/light-headed
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Head Injury/Concussion
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neck and Back Problems
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Sleep Disturbance
  • Stroke/TIA
  • Weakness/Sensory disturbance/Fatigue
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Neuro-Oncology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Neuro-Rehabilitation + 1 more

Headache, dizziness and sensory disturbance are all common

neurological conditions that are disturbing and can be disabling. Dr Ben Turner

is a Consultant Neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer with a wealth of

experience in the full range of neurological conditions with a particular

interest in headache, dizziness and multiple sclerosis.

The key to good management of all medical conditions is to

‘nail’ the diagnosis and then identify treatable causes. Common symptoms such

as ‘headache’ and ‘vertigo’ are often incorrectly diagnosed and the wrong

treatments recommended. Dr Ben Turner can provide prompt assessment,

investigation and interventions where required.

Dr Ben Turner’s NHS post is as Senior Consultant Neurologist

at Barts Health NHS Trust and as Honorary Senior Lecturer continues to be

actively involved in research for MS and headache. In addition, as Training

Programme Director for Neurology he manages the training of future Consultant

Neurologists. At HCA Shard and London Brdige he is Senior Neurology Consultant and Network lead for Neurology. 

In addition to his work in the UK, Dr Turner has also worked as a visiting doctor in Kuwait, UAE and Jordan. He has also given lectures on Multiple Sclerosis in various cities, including Tehran and Beirut, where the disease is prevalent.

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Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Botox Injection For Headache
  • 'GammaCore’ Vagal Nerve Stimulator
  • Greater Occipital Nerve Block For Headache 
  • Stem Cell Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Epley Manoeuvre
  • Vesitibular Rehabilitation
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Dizziness
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness 
  • Facial Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

It is important that HCA is transparent about our relationship with those doctors who provide us with clinical guidance on delivering the best possible care to patients and operating our hospitals safely and efficiently. We set out here some of the ways in which we work together and the amount we pay this doctor for such services.

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21 years of experience

Dr Dominic Paviour is a Consultant Neurologist and honorary senior lecturer at The Atkinson Morley Neuroscience Centre at St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Paviour originally trained in London qualifying from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals. During his early medical training, he won the Medical School Gold Medal as well as a number of other prestigious undergraduate prizes.

He trained in Neurology initially in Oxford and then in London, at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, as well as King's College Hospital and the Atkinson Morley Neuroscience Centre.

As well as his continually pursuing clinical excellence Dr Paviour continues to have involvement in clinical research and has published a large number of peer-reviewed research articles in the medical literature and contributed chapters to a number of textbooks.

As well as Dominic's NHS work he also sees Insured and self-funding Private patients at The Sydney Street out-patient centre in Chelsea (The Lister Hospital), Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon, Harley Street at the Groves and at St Anthony's Hospital all located conveniently for Central and South West London as well as Surrey.

Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Administration of Greater Occipital Nerve Block

Administration of Cosmetic Injectables for Neurological Disorders

Dizziness and vestibular disorders

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