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I am a diagnostic neurologist specialising in electro diagnostic assessment of Peripheral nerve muscles, Epilepsy and Visual electro-diagnosis .My junior medical training is in Medicine including Neurology has been in Scotland and London and specialist higher training in Yorkshire (York, Leeds and Pinderfields). I work as a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist in York Hospital.
I have a special interest is Visual Electro-diagnosis of eye diseases assessing function and integrity of retina and optic nerve with Visual Evoked Response (VER) and Electro-retinogram (ERG).
Areas of interest
Electro-diagnostic Neurology of peripheral nerve and muscle involves Nerve Conduction Study (NCS) and Electromyography (EMG); My expertise is in the neuro-electrodiagnostic assessment; prognostication that is instrumental in the management of peripheral nerve and muscle pathologies; The cases range from mono-neuropathies (Median neuropathy leading Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Focal Ulnar neuropathy commonly seen in the Cubital region; Peroneal and Sciatic nerve pathologies in the lower limbs; Tarsal Tunnel Tibial neuropathy; Meralgia Paresthetica; various radiculo-plexus conditions in the cervical or Lumbosacral region; Generalised peripheral neuropathy (Hereditary and Acquired); Motor Neurone Disease;Primary muscle disorders (Myopathies/Myositis) are some examples.My area of expertise is electro-diagnosis of various epileptic disorders in adults and children. My work entails diagnosis, classification and prognostication of epileptic disorders helping in the medical and surgical management.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Neurophysiologist, York Teaching Hospital
- MBBS Calcutta University 2002
Reference number 6124701
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Routine electroencephalography (EEG) in adult or child aged over 5 (including reporting) - (1-5)
Recording and reporting on electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG); mononeuropathy (e.g. ulnar), Cx/lumbar radiculopathy, myopathy - (1-5)
York Hospital (1-5)
Recording and reporting on electromyography and nerve conduction studies (EMG); CTS (Bilateral upper limb only) or peripheral neuropathy - (1-5)
Sleep Electroencephalography (EEG) - (1-5)
York Hospital (1-5)