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Professor John Duncan - Neurologist
170 Barlow Moor Road,, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 2AF - 3.86 miles
Spire Manchester Hospital - 3.86 miles
170 Barlow Moor Road,, Manchester, United Kingdom, M20 2AF
40 years of experience
Electromyography (EMG), Epilepsy, Myelogram, Neurosonography + 1 more

Professor Duncan qualified from Oxford University and is a consultant neurologist with a particular interest in epilepsy. He is divisional clinical director of the Queen square division at UCL. Within his role he has approximately 2,000 cases under his clinical review. 

Much of his research is directed towards imaging the brain to demonstrate both structure and function and their abnormalities in various forms of epilepsy. 

 


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

  • Neurosonography 
  • Ultrasound 
  • Myelogram 
  • Electromyography 
  • Epilepsy 
  • General neurology 
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Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK8 2PX - 5.83 miles
BMI The Alexandra Hospital - 5.83 miles
Mill Lane, Cheadle, United Kingdom, SK8 2PX
28 years of experience
Parkinson’s Disease, Facial Spasm, ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), Ataxia + 21 more

Dr Mark Kellett qualified from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and completed his specialist training at the Walton Center of Liverpool. During this time, he also completed a research MD in the genetic epidemiology of Parkinson's disease. He is a Consultant Neurologist based at Salford Hospital, where he is also the Chairman of the Manchester for Clinical Neurosciences, one of the largest Neurosciences Units in the UK.

Dr Kellett has a specialist interest in movement disorders, particularly Parkinson's Disease and dystonia and has extensive experience in the management of headache and migraine, especially the use of botox in the management of chronic migraines. In 2013 Dr Kellett joined the Nationally commissioned Neurofibromatosis Type 2 service based at St Mary's hospital in Manchester as Consultant Neurologist in addition to his role at Salford Hospital.

He is also the Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria Senate representative on the national specialist commissioning clinical reference group for neurological disorders and the Clinical Lead of the Strategic clinical network for neurological disorders.


Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

Botulinum toxin therapy for dystonia, hemifacial spsam, migraine

Cranial nerve block

Occipital nerve block

Apomorphine therapy

General/Emergency Neurology

Headache and Migraine

Investigation of weakness or sensory disturbance

Epilepsy and black outs

Multiple Sclerosis including prescribing of Fampiridine

Movement disorders

Parkinson's Disease

Dystonia

Tremor

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What is a Neurologist?

Diseases and disorders of the central nervous system can range from the relatively mild, such as recurrent headaches or speech and language disorders, up to the deadly serious, including spinal cord damage, seizure disorders, and stroke. If you or a loved one have a problem with the brain, spinal cord, and/or nerves of the body, you need the services of one of the top neurologists in London. Many of the best neurologists in London are listed with Doctify. It is important to note that finding a neurologist in London is not the only doctor you might possibly need.

Neurologists don’t generally perform surgical procedures – Instead, their speciality is in the diagnoses and management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders and diseases. If a patient requires surgery, usually most top neurologists in London can provide referrals to trusted neurosurgeons to provide the surgery. In many cases, there may be neurosurgeons associated with the same practice as the neurologist. Additionally, patients can always find a neurosurgeon in London through Doctify.

When to see a Neurologist?

Many CNS problems do not require surgery, however, and a neurologist in London will be able to provide a range of treatment options. Many seizure disorders, speech disorders, nerve disorders, and degenerative problems (such as MS, Alzheimer’s Parkinson’s, etc.) are best addressed with a combination of medication and therapy. On the other end of the spectrum, some spinal cord injuries may require surgery, or be inoperable altogether. Neurology is a complex and varied field of expertise, but for any CNS problems, you may experience, visiting one of the top neurologists in London can help simplify and clarify your individual situation, and get the best treatment options available.

What procedures can you find at a Neurology clinic?