Dr Tabish Saifee

Dr Tabish Saifee

MBBS, BMedSci (Hons), MRCP (Lond), PhD

Neurology

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1 specialist

16 years of experience
6 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

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5
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5
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5

Top feedback

“I really appreciated Dr Saifee taking the time to answer my questions in detail. He filled me with confidence and I felt he took a genuine interest in my condition. He clearly explained the treatment options and their pros and cons, Great!“
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6079635
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    Practices worked at

    Platinum Medical Centre

    15-17 Lodge Road, London, United Kingdom, NW8 7JA
    1365 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    118 reviews

    About

    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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    Special interests

    • Memory Disorders
    • Migraine
    • Parkinson’s Disease
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Alzheimers Disease
    • Headache
    • Movement Disorders
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
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    Education

    • Medical degree (MBBS) from UCL (University College London) Medical School, London
    • Awarded honours degree BMedSci in Neurosciences in parallel to medical degree
    • 15 years of postgraduate clinical and academic training and development
    • MRCP (London) awarded in 2006
    • PhD at the UCL Institute of Neurology, UCL awarded at UCL for research into tremor
    • Appointed Consultant Neurologist at UK's leading neurology hospital
    • Prestigious NIHR academic clinical fellowship for higher specialist training at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery as well as The Royal Free London Hospital
    • Member of the Association of British Neurologists
    • Member of the American Academy of Neurology 
    • Member or the Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Society 
    • Appointed to specialty advisory group for movement disorders for the Association of British Neurologists
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
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    Alzheimers disease
    1/21
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    1/21
    Memory Disorders
    1/21
    Migraine
    1/21
    Movement disorders
    1/21
    Nerve Pain
    1/21
    Parkinson’s Disease
    1/21
    Peripheral Neuropathy
    1/21
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Parkinson’s Disease
    I really appreciated Dr Saifee taking the time to answer my questions in detail. He filled me with confidence and I felt he took a genuine interest in my condition. He clearly explained the treatment options and their pros and cons, Great!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Movement disorders Peripheral Neuropathy Nerve Pain
    Excellent communication skills and bedside manner. Did not rush through the appointment. Left feeling positive.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Migraine
    The appointment was overall very informative and I had the time to go through my issues.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    Patient seen for:
    Alzheimers disease Memory Disorders
    Dr Saifee was very calm, patient and gentle, very generous with his time and listening, for a delicate subject, that was highly appreciated.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Tabish was very friendly , reassuring and empathetic. His virtual examination was I felt considered and patient and I was left feeling he had taken the time to properly establish what the issues were - I felt very reassured and ready to move forward after our appointment.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Gave me the facts in a clear and concise manner and gave me comfort to deal with whatever comes up
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    excellent manner listened and inspired confidence.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    very calming, easy to understand language and made me feel I had not wasted his time.
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    Overall
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    Patient seen for:
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Excellent diagnosis as it proved and well explained and successfully treated without surgical intervention..
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    I saw Dr Saifee for my first consultation yesterday and I am so thankful that I saw him - he is a highly competent doctor! I have been having symptoms for a year. Throughout the consultation, Dr Saifee's meticulous approach, compassion and fantastic listening skills were always evident. This allowed him to achieve a diagnosis and a future treatment plan. Thank you Dr Saifee!
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Neurology

    Dr Shahir Hamdulay
    Dr Shahir Hamdulay
    Rheumatology

    16-07-2018

    Outstanding and exceptional Neurologist

    For specialty: Neurology
    Connection: I have referred patients to them

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