Dr Eli Silber

Dr Eli Silber

MB BCh, FCP (Neurology), SA, MD (Lond)

Neurology

27 years of experience
21 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

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Subspecialty

  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4068657
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £300

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    1802 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital

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

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    Not available
    Tue
    17:30 - 20:00
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    13:30 - 20:00
    Fri
    15:00 - 17:30
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Eli Silber has been a Consultant Neurologist at Kings’ College Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he is the clinical lead, since 2000.Eli is an experienced general neurologist and consults on common neurological problems including headaches, dizziness and vertigo, tremor and seizures or faints. He is involved in the management of acute neurological inpatients.He has a special interest in the management of patients with multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory conditions. 

    In the 2013 Tatler Doctors Guide, he was named as one of Britain’s Top 250 Consultants. Dr Silber is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at Kings College London.  

    Areas of practice 

    General outpatient neurology:  

    In his clinics he sees patients with a variety of neurological conditions including:  

    Headaches,including the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) and nerve blocks for chronic migraine

    Dizziness,vertigo and unsteadiness

    Seizures and fainting

    Parkinson’s disease and tremors.   

    Multiple sclerosis (MS)  

    MS is an immune disease of the brain and spinal cord. It is the most common cause of neurological disability in young adults. MS can present in a
    variety of ways and has a variable disease course. Dr Silber set up the Regional MS Service based at Kings College Hospital as well as a satellite service at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. This service is involved in the diagnosis and management of people with MS, including provision of specialist opinions in complex cases and assessment for disease modifying therapies. 

    His clinical and research interests include extending care for people with MS. This includes a model service for mental health problems (short listed
    Guardian Public service awards  2007), palliative care for people with advanced MS and MS in ethnic minorities. He continues to conduct research
    and publish on aspects of MS. 

    He established one of the most successful clinical trial groups at Kings College Hospital. He has been a lead investigator in many of the trials
    of novel therapeutic agents for people with MS, including monoclonal antibodies and oral therapies. 

    In recognition of his contribution, he was awarded the MS society’s annual Richard Cave award in 2006.   

    Acute neurology 

    Dr Silber provides care for patients with acute neurological emergencies. He works closely with colleagues in acute general medicine and intensive care units assessing complex and critically ill patients. 

    Rehabilitation and Palliative care 

    Dr Silber cares for patients with neurological disability requiring inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation. He has an interest in patients with advanced neurological conditions and had been the Neurologist on the National Council for Palliative Care’s neurology working group as well as on the European Medical Association's working group of palliative care in MS. 

    High altitude: he is also interested in the neurological problems (including headaches) that occur at high altitudes, and provided advice to inform the NHS guidelines on high altitude medicine. 

    Medico-legal 

    Dr Silber undertakes medico-legal work, both in general aspects of neurology and in his area of particular expertise, multiple sclerosis. For
    further details, and a copy of his terms and conditions, please contact the office. 

    Brief CV   

    Dr  Silber studied medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand and completed his neurology training in Johannesburg, South Africa. He came to
    the UK in 1997. After spending a year as Senior Registrar at Charing Cross Hospital, he joined the Department of Neuroimmunology at Guy’s Hospital. His MD thesis investigated the causes of disability in multiple sclerosis by developing an antibody assay as a biomarker of axonal damage in MS. 

    Since 2000, he has been Consultant Neurologist at the Kings Regional Neurosciences Centre and at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London.  He is
    currently the clinical lead for neurology at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. 

    Dr Silber was a member of the Association of British Neurologists MS Group and serves on the ABN standards and services subcommittee and is a
    medical advisor to the MS Society.  

    Dr Silber enjoys teaching and has been nominated for teaching awards by his medical students. He co-supervises doctoral students and was on the
    specialist question group for the MRCP exam.   




    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Neuro-rehabilitation
    • Headache
    • Facial pain
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Stroke
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Epilepsy

     

     

     

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    Procedures

    • Neurocritical Care
    • Rehabilitation
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Headache
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
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    Education

    • MBBCh - University of the Witwatersrand 1990
    • FCP (Neurology) SA - College of Physicians of South Africa 1996
    • FRCP - Royal College of Physicians 2006
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD) - University of London 2005

     

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