Dr Richard Orrell

Dr Richard Orrell

BSc(Hons), MB, ChB, MD, DCH, FRCP, FAAN

Neurology

37 years of experience
23 years as a specialist

Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 2616704
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    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital

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

    About

    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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    Special interests

    • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)
    • Ataxia
    • Brain Tumours
    • Concussion
    • Dysarthria
    • Epilepsy
    • Guillain Barre Syndrome
    • Headache
    • Huntington’s Disease
    • Migraine
    • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
    • Movement Disorders
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
    • Neuromuscular Disease
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Seizures
    • Spinal Disorders
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    Education

    • BSc(Hons)
    • MBChB
    • MD
    • DCH
    • FRCP
    • FAAN
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