I have been taking medico-legal instructions for 9 years.
My work includes civil claims relating to personal injury as well as clinical negligence and criminal cases .
I prepare reports for the Courts on behalf of Claimants and Defendants (approximately 60:40) and am prepared to act as a single joint expert if instructed.
I am on the UK register of Expert Witnesses and have had anonymised reports independently reviewed by an experienced solicitor (2015). I have completed the Cardiff University Bond Solon (CUBS) Civil Expert Witness Certification.
I have good availability to review Clients quickly in Central and South West London and can usually agree to turn desktop reports around within 4-6 weeks of formal instruction
I am able to undertake video consultations and attend conference with counsel and trial by video links as required.
My full terms and conditions are available on my website.
Consultant Neurologist at St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer St George’s Hospital Medical School
General Neurology Experience:
I see approximately 800 new and 1000 follow up patients per annum. These patients have a broad range of acute and chronic neurological problems.
The commonest neurological disorders of adult life include headache, cerebrovascular disease (strokes and TIA), seizures and epilepsy, disorders of balance and dizziness, disorders of movement including tremor and inflammatory, infectious and degenerative disorders of the nervous system and I see patients with these disorders every week.
I am the clinical lead for the movement disorders service at St George’s Hospital NHS Trust in South West London. I have a specialist interest in Parkinson’s disease and other degenerative diseases and the medical treatment of these disorders.
I have a specialist interest in the management of neurological disorders in pregnancy and work closely with a medical obstetrician in a monthly joint clinic.
I trained in Medicine in London, graduating in 1998 and completed my post-graduate medical training in London and Oxford before training in Neurology in London at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Kings College Hospital and St George's University Hospital. I have attended training courses on Courtroom Skills. I have attended training on writing reports in clinical negligence cases. I have attended a Royal Society of Medicine training course on Medical Expert Witness work and CPD accredited training courses run by Specialist Info. I have completed the BMA course on acting as a medical expert witness and more recently have completed a course on Civil proceedings and advanced report writing run by ProSols and am up to date with the latest CPR (Part 35) guidance and the Woolf reforms.
I am a member of the Association of British Neurologists (ABN), the British Association for the study of Headache (BASH) as well as the British Medical Association (BMA) and am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London (FRCP). I have been a member of The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) since 2002.