Dr Selwyn Dexter

Dr Selwyn Dexter

BSc(Hons), MBChB, LRCP, MRCS

Acupuncture, General Practice (GP)

Offers video consultation
45 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

5

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

5

Top feedback

“Dr Dexter is a very professional and helpful consultant who has helped me greatly “
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
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Registered with

  • British Medical Acupuncture Society: 110
  • General Medical Council: 2360711
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    Practices worked at

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G 8BJ
    1,782 reviews

    Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms (Now University College Hospital)

    23 Queen Square, London, United Kingdom, WC1N 3BG
    214 reviews

    About

    Dr Selwyn Dexter, Honorary Consultant Physician, currently works within the University College London NHS Trust at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery. He is a qualified medical acupuncturist, and handles a wide range of neurological and medical conditions. He has been practising for over 30 years within the NHS and private sector. He has a special interest in migraine and recurrent head pain as well as headache related to sexual activity.

    Dr Dexter has been a fully accredited member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) for over 2 decades. He uses his acupuncture skills extensively in his practice, with benefits for patients with recurrent migraine as well as gynaecological symptoms, including menstrual and pelvic pain, endometriosis as well as fertility issues.

    He has an interest in migraine and recurrent headaches also been working within the specialist migraine clinic at St Bartholomew's Hospital for 16 years. He has built up a wealth of knowledge to help with migraine, musculoskeletal pain, and gynaecological symptoms (pelvic pain, endometriosis, and fertility issues). He also sees patients with Long Covid at his clinic based at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery.

    Dr Dexter is also an active member of the research community, he has made novel discoveries and has published extensively in prestigious journals like the BMJ.

    Procedures

    • Acupressure
    • Acupuncture
    • Auricular Acupuncture
    • Cancer Support
    • Cupping
    • Electroacupuncture
    • Facial Acupuncture
    • Japanese Acupuncture
    • Korean Acupuncture
    • Moxibustion
    • Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
    • Trigger Point Acupuncture
    • Western Medical Acupuncture
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    Special interests

    • Back Pain
    • Facial Tension
    • Headache
    • Joint Pain
    • Migraine
    • Post-Operative Pain
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    Education

    Education

    • MB ChB Liverpool University 1977 
    • MRCS LRCP 1977
    • BSc(Hons) 1972
    • Diploma in Medical Acupuncture 1995
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    Reviews

    5 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    5
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    5
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    (5/5)
    Dr Dexter is a very professional and helpful consultant who has helped me greatly
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Dexter administered acupuncture on my lower back - His care and attention was through and his holistic practice relieved my pain.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Dexter has been very kind and accommodating to help my migraines. I have experienced such an improvement in my symptoms.
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Dexter benefits from huge experience as a GP. He will try to understand the whole of ‘you’ before giving any acupuncture treatment. I felt in very good hands and well looked after!
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very understanding and determined to find a solution to my back pain
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    I have known Dr Dexter for many years and I’ve been his patient for nearly 20 years and I will follow him to wherever his practise goes. He is a great medical practitioner.
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    (5/5)
    Wonderful! Very experienced doctor. Have been doing acupuncture with him for a month now and I feel a lot better!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Dr Dexter gave a thorough consultation, always listened to me and always tried his best to get rid of the pain. We need more of Dr Dexter skills!
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