Dr Anupam Bhattacharjee

Dr Anupam Bhattacharjee

BSC, PHD, MBBS, MRCP(UK), MRCP(UK)NEUROLOGY

Neurology

Recommended by  
2 specialists

15 years of experience
8 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.97
Bedside Manner
4.95
Explanation
4.95

Top feedback

“The discussion was very informative, shedding light on MS medication I had been taking for years and giving hope that I may be able to move away from this regimen. I look forward to investigating my options now.“
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Practices worked at

The Physicians Clinic

13-14 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AE
55 reviews

The Wellington Hospital

St Johns Wood, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
506 reviews

The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
170 reviews

About

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.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
  • Cranial Nerve Blocks
  • Greater Occpital Nerve block
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Headaches
  • Blackouts
  • Epilepsy
  • Dizziness and Balance Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Neuropathic Pain 
  • Neuroinflammatory Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuro-immunological Disease
  • Tremor
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Haematological Diseases (Affecting Nervous System)
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Medical procedures

  • Spinal Tap
  • Tensilon Test
  • Video Consultation
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Special interests

  • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
  • Concussion
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Alzheimers Disease
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Tumours
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dementia
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae
  • Dysarthria
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Spasm
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Huntington’s Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  • Movement Disorders
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nerve Root Entrapment
  • Neurological Pain
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Numbness & Sensation Abnormalities
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Prion Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome (RSD)
  • Seizures
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumour
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Dementia
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Education

  • BSc University of London,1998
  • PhD University of London, 2003
  • MBBS University of London, 2004
  • MRCP Royal College of Physicians, 2007
  • MRCP(UK)(Neurology) Royal College of Physicians, 2009
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Reviews

4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
Overall Experience
Explanation
Bedside Manner
Headache
13/58
Neurology
11/58
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
4/58
Concussion
2/58
Dizziness
2/58
ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
1/58
Adult Neurology Assessment
1/58
Balance Problems
1/58
Benign Fasciculation Syndrome
1/58
Clinical neurophysiology
1/58
Dural Venous Fistula
1/58
Epilepsy
1/58
Eye Problems
1/58
Eye sight issue
1/58
Guillain Barre Syndrome
1/58
Headaches and dizziness
1/58
Memory Disorders
1/58
Migraine
1/58
Movement Disorders
1/58
Movement disorders
1/58
Nerve Pain
1/58
Neurological Disorders
1/58
Peripheral Neuropathy
1/58
Referral from spine consultant
1/58
Seizures
1/58
Stroke
1/58
Tremor
1/58
Ulnar Neuropathy
1/58
dizziness and light headed for 9 months
1/58
fasiculation
1/58
for Neuralgia
1/58
loss of balance
1/58
optic nerve
1/58
temporal arteritis
1/58
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
The discussion was very informative, shedding light on MS medication I had been taking for years and giving hope that I may be able to move away from this regimen. I look forward to investigating my options now.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Guillain Barre Syndrome Movement Disorders
Dr Bhattacharjee was approachable, sympathetic and extremely knowledgeable. He was very thorough, took the time to explain his actions and his reason for a future referral.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
loss of balance Balance Problems
Dr B was extremely thorough with his examination whilst maintaining a supportive and friendly manner. I was seen very promptly for my appointment. He explained his thoughts clearly and fully in a simple way without being in way patronizing. He left me with a feeling of total confidence in him.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
dizziness and light headed for 9 months Dizziness
clear, calm, patient and supportive. A very positive experience
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Headache Migraine
The consultation was informative and friendly. I felt understood and respected. Migraine is such a complex condition that finding the right support and help has been a long arduous road. I now have hope that I will be able to live the remainder of my life with less pain.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Headache
At every consultation all options are explained fully, with next steps explained and expectations discussed
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Eye sight issue Eye Problems
Very professional
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Headache Dizziness
I found Dr Bhattacharjee to be very approachable and thorough in our telephone consultations. He explored all possible avenues for a diagnosis for me and was empathetic in manner with excellent listening skills to help to reassure me during an anxious time.
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Ulnar Neuropathy
Excellent professional who is very helpful to diagnose and explain treatment plan
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Overall
(5/5)
Explanation
(5/5)
Bedside Manner
(5/5)
Patient seen for:
Headache
Excellent first consultation, Dr Anupam Bhartacharjee was good at listening, assessing and explaining.
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Other Reviews

Peer recommendations

Recommended by 2 doctors for:
2

Neurology

Dr Azad Ghuran
Dr Azad Ghuran
Cardiology

27-10-2020

Dr. Bhattacharjee is an excellent, knowledgeable, professional and meticulous neurologist whose opinion is greatly respected. He is well liked by his patients and I have no reservation in recommending him.

For specialty: Neurology
For conditions: Epilepsy
Connection: Is a colleague
Mr Ameet Shah
Mr Ameet Shah
Ophthalmology

22-12-2020

Dr Bhattacharjee is a first rate neurologist with extensive knowledge in his field. He is extremely thorough in his approach to patient care and is highly respected by colleagues.

For specialty: Neurology
For conditions: Spinal Disorders, Vascular Dementia, Neuromuscular Disease, Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Headache, Migraine, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Guillain Barre Syndrome, Dysarthria, Seizures, Concussion, Stroke, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Peripheral Neuropathy, Post-Herpetic Neuralgia, Parkinson’s Disease
For procedures: Nerve Conduction Test, Gait Analysis, Electromyography (EMG), Neuroradiology (Imaging)
Connection: We trained together

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