Dr Katia Cikurel

Neurologist

Neurologist

London, W1G 8PP

33 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Neurologist

London, W1G 8PP

33 years of experience

Verified profile

Video
Consultation

Patient Trust Score

4.91

23 patient reviews

2 professional endorsements

4.91

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside manner

4.87

Explanation

27 of 51 total recommendations are for:

Neuro-Oncology

(9)

Brain Tumours

(9)

Epilepsy

(9)

Other

(24)

Recent patient review

23 Nov 2022

This was my first time seeing Dr. Cikurel and I was really impressed with how...

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About

Dr Katia Cikurel is a highly experienced leading Consultant Neurologist based in London. She obtained her medical degree from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, University of London in 1990.

Over the course of her career, Dr Cikurel has worked in several of London's top teaching hospitals. She also worked at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA which gave her expertise in neuro-oncology and HIV neurology. She has expansive expertise in all areas of general neurology and has special interests in the management of brain tumours as well as epilepsy, headache, migraine and peripheral nerve disease.

She currently practices as a Consultant Neurologist at King's College Hospital and sees private patients at The Harley Street Clinic.

Areas of expertise

Based on patient reviews & endorsements by other professionals

  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Brain Tumours
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Headache
  • Others

Subspecialties

  • Neuro-Oncology

All conditions and treatments

  • Brain Tumours
  • Epilepsy
  • Seizures
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Neuroradiology (Imaging)
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Electroencephalogram (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)

Registered with

General Medical Council

3482924

Qualifications

BSc(Hons) Psychology - University of London 1987

MBBS - Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, University of London 1990

MRCP(UK)-  Royal College of Physicians, London 1993

MD -  University of London 2001

FRCP(UK) -  Royal College of Physicians 2005

Neuro-Oncology and HIV Neurology - Mount Sinai Hospital, New York 2004 - 2007

languages spoken

  • English

consultation fees

  • New appointment: £250
  • Follow-up appointment: £170

insurers

  • Aetna
  • The Exeter
  • Simply Health
  • Cigna
  • Legal & General
  • Bupa
  • WPA
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Aviva Health
  • Vitality Health
  • Allianz Worldwide Care

Location

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81 Harley Street

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Specialist's working hours

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Reviews

All reviews
Neuro-Oncology (9)
Brain Tumours (7)
Epilepsy (7)
Seizures (6)
Headache (4)

23 reviews

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

This was my first time seeing Dr. Cikurel and I was really impressed with how smooth and easy the whole process has been (I have had around 5 appointments overall including tests), in what can often be a very worrying and unsettled time for patients. I was put at ease straight away by her extremely professional and comprehensive consultations. She also strikes a wonderful balance of not only being a great consultant from a clinical perspective, but she also adds the human touch to her consultations, which made me feel supported (and calmer) throughout - you can really tell how much Dr. Cikurel cares for and is invested in the well-being of her patients. Her secretary, Lauren, is extremely responsive and efficient, meaning that the scheduling and organising of appointments and tests was seamless and easy with no stress involved. I would recommend Dr. Cikurel to everyone as I felt I was in the best hands possible.

23 Nov 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Seizures

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr. Cikurel is extremely warm and caring. In a very difficult moment as being diagnosed with brain tumour she has been the light we needed. Most doctors didn’t know how to cheer me up, while dr. Cikurel infused a sense of hope and happiness as soon as we talked to her. She is the love we needed in this difficult journey

17 Nov 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Neuro-Oncology

Brain Tumours

Epilepsy

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Excellent and caring. Reassured me she was available should I need more advise.

13 Oct 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Neuro-Oncology

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Very knowledgeable, attentive and understanding. Taking the time to get to the crux of the issue, and look to practical solutions to overcome. Fantastic service.

18 Sep 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

neurology

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

I am very happy and satisfied with care and treatment I have received from Dr Cikurel. I have asked her to continue being my Dr. Even that I am leaving UK.

03 Aug 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Brain Tumours

Seizures

Neuro-Oncology

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Both my wife and I are patients under Dr Cikurel for different reasons. My wife has a complicated and difficult set of symptoms at the moment, which has taken a lot of investigation, and Dr Cikurel has been incredibly kind and helpful, and put a lot of time and effort in to trying to understand what is wrong with her. We are finally starting to see improvements following Dr Cikurel’s treatment plan. I saw Dr Cikurel originally for epilepsy, and she helped me adjust medication to get some new seizure symptoms under control, and is now helping me with migraine/headaches. She has been thorough in investigations and very helpful in trying to find resolutions. And maybe most importantly, she is very kind and personable. I can’t really recommend her highly enough.

03 Aug 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Epilepsy

Headache

Seizures

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr Cikurel is a lovely lady and a top doctor. She has been fantastic with my daughter, so kind and explained everything to us so clearly. She was very understanding and so kind with her time.

27 May 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Seizures

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr Cikurel is a very kind and understanding doctor. Her bedside manner is excellent and I would highly recommend her.

25 May 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Video Consultation

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Dr Cikurel gave me more time to my potentially very distressing situation than I could have possibly imagined. Her technical brilliance is coupled with a genuine caring manner - a winning combination.

05 Apr 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Headache

Brain Tumours

5

5.00

Overall Experience

5.00

Bedside manner

5.00

Explanation

Suffering from seizures is an extremely unpleasant and dangerous illness. When I have one then mentally it can put me in a bad place for weeks and it can be a struggle. We all want to be normal. In order to help me deal with my condition, it makes an enormous difference to me to take advice from a top Consultant who is so easy to communicate with. Dr Katia is friendly, informal but has detailed and extensive knowledge. She is the best Consultant I have ever dealt with. This gives me the security and self-confidence to understand that I can always deal with the illness and that I am not alone. The help that Dr Katia gives has been hard to find over the years. It is liberating after 50 years (since early childhood) of struggling with Epilepsy to know that emotional intelligence combined with first rate knowledge is available! Up to now I have dealt with well meaning consultants but who have poor communication abilities. The long list of qualifications and professorships after their names is of no help to me. Dr Katia - please keep up the good work! St.John

23 Mar 2022

verified patient

Patient seen for:

Epilepsy

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Endorsements

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Most endorsed treatments/conditions

All endorsements
Brain Tumours (2)
Epilepsy (2)
Headache (2)
Migraine (2)

2 endorsements

A highly respected and world class neurologist. Always delighted with her opinion.

29 Jun 2020

Endorsed for

Neurology
Headache
Migraine
+ 3 more

Mr Richard Gullan

Neurosurgery

Is a colleague

Dr Cikurel and I have worked closely with mutual patients for many years. She is an excellent neurologist, very supportive and is very pragmatic in her approach to patient care. I look forward to working with her with many more patients in the coming years.

29 Jun 2020

Endorsed for

Neurology
Headache
Migraine
+ 4 more

Professor Keyoumars Ashkan

Neurosurgery

I have referred patients to them

FAQ

What are Dr Katia Cikurel's reviews like?

Dr Katia Cikurel's overall patient rating is 4.91 out of 5 stars on Doctify. This is based on 23 reviews

What languages does Dr Katia Cikurel speak?

Dr Katia Cikurel speaks English

Where is Dr Katia Cikurel located?

Dr Katia Cikurel primarily practices at 81 Harley Street, located at 81 Harley Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8PP
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does Dr Katia Cikurel accept new patients?

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