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Last updated: 25 Apr 2020
- Paediatric neurology
I am an experienced paediatric neurologist who trained in the UK at prestigious NHS institutions. I manage in-patients in Bristol, and provide neurological advice to paediatricians within the whole SW region of the UK. I run out-patient clinics for the NHS, and also for private patients.
I undertake consultations for medico-legal reports including those following road traffic accidents, and high value cerebral palsy cases. I am the lead neurologist at our nationally designated epilepsy surgery programme, one of only four in England. I have a post-graduate research degree from the University of London and undertake collaborative research studies. I publish medical articles in peer reviewed journals in the field of paediatric neurology. I have hosted postgraduate examinations in Bristol, and have served on the Council and been a Trustee of the British Paediatric Neurology Association which influences the direction of paediatric neurology in the UK.
Areas of interest
Epilepsy; Headache; Migraine; Paroxysmal events "fits, faints, funny turns"; Developmental delay; Physical and Learning disability; Tourette syndrome; Tics; Movement disorders; Spasticity; Dystonia; Cerebral Palsy; Peripheral neuropathy; Muscle weakness; Encephalitis; Developmental stagnation and regression.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Paediatric Neurology, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and Frenchay Hospital, Bristol.
Medications in epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, bone health in epilepsy.
Webb Prize in Medical Microbiology (as undergraduate).
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Gujarati - Conversational
- Hindi - Basic
Variable, but 1-2 annually.
Courses offered to GPs
I unfortunately do not offer these in view of limited free time for educational activities. However, I teach undergraduates and postgraduates during the course of my NHS duties and teach for free on national epilepsy courses run by the BPNA.
I do not undertake surgery so these outcomes are not supplied. However, I regularly undertake 360 feedback of my practice which includes parental satisfaction rates. Our epilepsy surgery programme undertakes regular audit.
- MB BS University of London 1987
- MRCPCH Royal College of Physicians 1991
- FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 2004
- MD University of London 2000
- Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA 2006
Reference number 3241163
Details of entry to specialist register
- Dr Jayeshkumar Patel, 1987
Affiliations / memberships
International League Against Epilepsy
European Paediatric Neurology Association
Southwest Interest in Paediatric Epilepsy
- 2 Clifton Park Bristol
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 0117 342 0163
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
01173420163 - although this is not likely - as no surgery offered on private basis.